Sunday, July 20, 2014
Taiwan's machine tool exports rose in June due to strong demand from Turkey and Germany, a local industry group said Saturday.
uncil of Agriculture (COA, 農委會) Minister Chen Bao-ji (陳保基) has solicited investment in the value-added agriculture industry in Taiwan's planned free economic pilot zones (FEPZs) and has aggressively promoted a future U.S.-Taiwan bilateral investment agreement (BIA) during a July 13-19 visit to the United States, a COA spokesman said Saturday.
Shares of smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co. (大立光) came under pressure Friday morning, extending their losses from a session earlier, although the company reported a record high net profit for the second quarter of the year, dealers said. Many investors preferred to lock in the gains they had built in the stock in recent sessions, hoping that Largan will report bottom line growth for the past quarter, they said.
With global demand on the rise on the back of an economic recovery, Taiwan's export orders for June are expected to continue to rise, growing more than 5 percent from a year earlier, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Saturday.
Shipments of Taiwan-made cellphones in the second quarter grew by some 30 percent from both a year earlier and a quarter earlier, driven by local brands' intensive efforts to launch new models, a research report said.
A Taiwan-sponsored international trade show of parts and components for automobiles and motorcycles opened in Yangon, Myanmar, featuring 97 exhibitors from eight countries.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
HTC was winning a poll for most desirable smartphone brand as of Wednesday, followed by world leader Samsung, according to the ongoing survey.
Global information and communication technology (ICT) companies had an overall more optimistic outlook for the third quarter of the year than the previous quarter, according to the results of a survey released Friday.
Fund managers of several financial institutions in charge of the nation's labor retirement and pension funds are suspected of manipulating stock prices for private gain, while contributing to more than NT$60 million in loss to the funds.1 Comment
A ranking officer in the Evergreen Group (長榮集團) on Friday revealed that Evergreen Marine will return to profit on the back of a stable market recovery and the rate hike for U.S. and EU lines.