Manufacturing sector seen more bullish over future
December 15, 2013, 12:01 am TWN
TAIPEI--Taiwan's manufacturing sector has grown more optimistic about its economic prospects amid the improving global economy, according to the latest forecast by Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research on Saturday.
The index that gauges how optimistic businesses are over economic prospects over the coming six months registered an increase, rising 8.1 points to 56.4.
Over 34 percent of polled purchasing managers in the manufacturing sector believed their companies will see better performance in 2014, while 44.4 percent and 21.5 percent held neutral and pessimistic views, the survey showed.