Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Taiwanese food suppliers have been a center of attention for buyers in Malaysia and Singapore during exhibits in those countries this month, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) said yesterday.
In an effort to expand Taiwan's international bonds market, the Taiwan Depository & Clearing Co. (TDCC, 集保中心) held an account opening signing ceremony yesterday with Clearstream, an international clearing Europe-based counterpart.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Tuesday as the bellwether electronics sector staged a rebound after high-tech stocks posted gains on markets in the United States overnight, dealers said.
As the curtain falls over the biennial Taiwan International Fastener Show (Fastener Taiwan 2014) yesterday, the activity organizer expected the show to create a better-than-expected US$400 million in business.
e anticipated launch of larger iPhone models later this year should benefit Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海精密) because many smaller iPhones in circulation will likely be replaced, according to brokerage CLSA Ltd.
The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has raised its forecast for Taiwan's GDP growth in 2014 because of signs that the global economy is improving.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.002 to close at NT$30.235 on the back of the local central bank's intervention to reverse the greenback's earlier losses, dealers said.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) and former Premier Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) both announced their withdrawal from the looming chairman elections yesterday, leaving only one candidate in the race., 3 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday met with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, the first American Cabinet-level official to visit Taiwan in nearly 14 years., 1 Comment
The visiting United States environmental chief yesterday lauded the Taiwanese government's efforts in environmental protection over the past decades that ultimately made Taiwan a worldwide environmental leader.