Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) announced last Friday that it will levy an anti-dumping tax on cold-rolled stainless steel imported from Taiwan, mainland China, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) yesterday stated that he is willing to conditionally back businesses' appeal to raise the proportion of temporary workers if the arrangement meets certain requirements.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index yesterday closed at 9,357.61 points, losing 77.16 points, or 0.81 percent.
More than 30 Taiwanese business leaders from around the world gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington at the invitation of an American congressman on Tuesday to endorse their country's bid to take part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT, 中華電信) said yesterday that it will soon erect 4G base stations on Yushan, the tallest mountain in Taiwan, and the 4G broadband signal will be available on the mountain later this year.
Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團) has recently proposed that Japan-based JFE Steel Corporation take a 10-percent share of FPG's Ha Tinh steel plant in Northern Vietnam, according to local media reports.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Taiwan posted nearly 10 percent year-on-year growth in exports in August, with exports of electronic products hitting a new monthly high, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Ministry of Finance.
More than 40 percent of Taiwanese employers are thinking of hiring new staff in the fourth quarter, as the economies of Taiwan and the developed countries of the world continue to improve, a survey showed Tuesday.
Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南), governor of Taiwan's central bank (中央銀行), was named one of the world's seven best central bankers in 2014 by Global Finance magazine late last week.