Friday, September 4, 2015
World finance ministers and central bankers gather in Turkey this weekend to grapple with the fallout of slowing growth in mainland China, tanking emerging economies and panicked global stock markets.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, gaining NT$0.039 to close at NT$32.801 as Taiwan's central bank continued its intervention to vault the greenback back into positive territory by the close, dealers said.
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected increase next week after a recent technical rebound in international crude oil prices, but concerns over a supply glut remained in place, market sources said Thursday.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by a strong technical rebound on Wall Street overnight in the wake of a U.S. Federal Reserve report signaling optimism toward the U.S. economic climate, dealers said.
Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, is in talks with mainland Chinese smartphone brand OPPO to roll out smartphones in India, according to a report by India's Economic Times.
Three e-commerce events, namely Taiwan's first "eCommerce Expo Asia," the "Asia eCommerce Forum" and "eCommerce Business Day" will be combined together from Oct. 6-9 in Taipei, said the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿發展協會), yesterday.
Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) ("Kulicke & Soffa" or "K&S") has announced a new addition to its Advanced Packaging with Adaptive Machine Analytics (APAMA) series of highly adaptive thermo-compression (TC) bonders called the C2W (chip-to-wafer) bonder.
The brand competitiveness of South Koreans goods and services continued to improve in 2015 from a year ago, the state-run Korea Productivity Center said in a press release Monday.
Fall in tea exports is putting pressure on the Vietnamese tea industry to enhance product quality amid rapid international integration associated with growing harsh competition.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
The Taiwan Tour Bus (台灣觀巴) fleet has been upgraded to a smart-travel model by incorporating multi-language services, free Wi-Fi and an increase to more than 100 travel routes, the Tourism Bureau announced, yesterday.