Friday, September 4, 2015
Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group (富士康), the world's biggest electronic component maker, is in talks with German industrial group Siemens AG to develop digitalized manufacturing in its production facilities.
The volume of cargo handled by Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in the first half of 2015 was the 9th highest in the world, the airport said, citing a report released by Airports Council International (ACI).
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.
Mega International Commercial Bank (兆豐商銀), the banking flagship of Mega Financial Holding Co. (兆豐金), said Thursday that it is scheduled to open a branch in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in early 2016, eyeing an increase in business opportunities in the Middle East.
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.
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.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Taiwan's manufacturing activity continued to contract in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) falling to a new low at a time when the global economy showed signs of slowing, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER,中華經濟研究院), one of Taiwan's leading think tanks, said Wednesday.