Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The nation's manufacturing sector output will grow 2.71 percent to NT$19.51 trillion in 2015, said the government-sponsored Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK, 工研院產經中心) yesterday.
Trade between Taiwan and Southeast Asian countries may receive a boost on the back of mainland China's "One Belt and One Road" (一帶一路) initiative, the Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation (兩岸共同市場基金會) said yesterday.
MediaTek Inc., a leading Taiwanese IC design company, was the 10th largest semiconductor brand supplier in the world in 2014, up five notches from a year earlier, according to market information advisory firm IHS.
Smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision Co. (大立光) made a new record yesterday as its shares hit NT$3,000, an all-time-high on Taiwan's stock market.
The government has launched a cloud-based traceability system for domestic tea, which will allow consumers to trace the source and production of tea, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Tuesday., 2 Comments
U.S. and Japanese trade officials failed to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress toward a Pacific Rim trade deal but say they believe agreement is within reach.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Foreign orders totaled US$490 million (NT$15.218 billion) in March, registering 1.3 percent growth year-on-year, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) launched a successor to its affordable ZenFone series in Japan on Monday, part of its strategy to triple its global smartphone shipments this year.
Largan Precision Co. (大立光), one of Taiwan's leading smartphone camera lens suppliers, announced Thursday a gross margin of 56.7 percent for the first quarter of this year, beating market expectations.
The value of high-end commercial property in Taiwan for the first quarter of this year fell more than 60 percent from a quarter earlier, according to statistics compiled by Yung Ching Realty Group (永慶房屋) with analysts attributing the fall to cautious sentiment toward a government tax reform plan.