Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Exports of machine tools saw a month-on-month decline in November to US$297.17 million despite posting an increase in the previous month, preliminary statistics indicate.
Tickets sales for extra flights between Taiwan and China scheduled during Chinese New Year will be launched this Friday morning, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) announced yesterday.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday stated that joint endeavors between enterprises of Taiwan and the U.S. are on the rise, accumulating 17 instances of collaborative initiatives, and 10 direct investments totaling at NT$7.145 billion to date this year.
The Taiwan Research Institute (TRI, 台綜院) yesterday adjusted its 2013 GDP growth forecast to 1.77 percent, and its 2014 growth forecast to 2.81 percent.
The Kinpo Group(金寶電子), a local electronics conglomerate, will begin selling its low-cost three-dimensional printers overseas early next year and will introduce other models for the high-end market later, a company executive said yesterday.
A recently passed project to boost Taiwan's creative industry is expected to provide a mechanism that may increase credit limits for the sector by twofold to NT$360 billion by late 2017, according to local media.
Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) rebounded Tuesday morning as investors took cues from strong buying by foreign institutions a day earlier despite the company's pollution problems, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher on a technical rebound Tuesday, while The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.01 to close at the day's high of NT$29.716.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD, 經建會) yesterday announced its goal of achieving 3.2-percent GDP growth in Taiwan next year.
's China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) announced a joint venture with Singapore's Tiger Airways Monday to set up a Taiwan-based low-cost service to tap into the growing budget travel market.