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Friday, April 18, 2014
Chip maker TSMC first-quarter net profit up 6.8%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC,台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, has posted a sequential 6.8-percent increase in net profit for the first quarter of this year on the back of solid demand for chips made using its high-end technology process.
DHL recently announced a pick-up and cut-off time extension for outbound shipments to the U.S., enabling it to offer customers in central and southern Taiwan an additional time of up to 2.5 hours for shipment preparation.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar yesterday, gaining NT$0.02 to close at the day's high of NT$30.221 after the U.S. currency recouped earlier losses on the back of the local central bank's intervention, dealers said.
Undersupply forecast for global LCD market
The global market for liquid crystal display (LCD) panels will see a supply shortage because of higher demand for large television panels, the Central News Agency (CNA) yesterday cited a local analyst as saying.
es in Taiwan closed higher yesterday in the wake of gains posted on Wall Street overnight, amid eased fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates sooner than the market has expected, dealers said.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Taiwan's beer exports to Singapore are expected to grow by 50-100 percent year-on-year in 2014 once a trade pact between the two sides takes effect April 19, Taiwan's main trade promotion body said.
Taiwan calculates its gross domestic product (GDP) based on international standards and cannot do it any other way, the country's top economic planner said Wednesday after a local economist argued Taiwan's GDP measure was flawed.
Taiwan's competitiveness falls: trade association
Taiwan's overall export competitiveness ranking dropped from No. 8 in 2013 to No. 12 in 2014, according to a report released by the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei (IEAT) yesterday.
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Chinese yuan-denominated deposits at Taiwan-registered banks hit a new high at the end of March, but the pace of increase showed signs of moderating, according to statistics released by Taiwan's central bank.
TUV Rheinland Taiwan has recently obtained laboratory accreditation by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), and so can provide BSMI testing and certification services for global mobile power packs, battery chargers and more.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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