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Thursday, April 17, 2014
U.S. home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
China Development Financial (CDF, 開發金控) announced yesterday that after its acquisition of Cosmos Bank (萬泰銀行) in July, the company's net asset value will exceed NT$800 billion.
Taiwan's beer exports to Singapore are expected to grow by 50-100 percent year-on-year in 2014 once a trade pact between the two sides takes effect April 19, Taiwan's main trade promotion body said.
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Bank of America reported Wednesday a quarterly loss of US$276 million due to US$6 billion in legal expenses that included a huge settlement with the U.S. on mortgage-backed securities.
Bank of America reported Wednesday a quarterly loss of US$276 million due to US$6 billion in legal expenses that included a huge settlement with the U.S. on mortgage-backed securities.
Taiwan calculates its gross domestic product (GDP) based on international standards and cannot do it any other way, the country's top economic planner said Wednesday after a local economist argued Taiwan's GDP measure was flawed.
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Taiwan's competitiveness falls: trade association
Taiwan's overall export competitiveness ranking dropped from No. 8 in 2013 to No. 12 in 2014, according to a report released by the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei (IEAT) yesterday.
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Chinese yuan-denominated deposits at Taiwan-registered banks hit a new high at the end of March, but the pace of increase showed signs of moderating, according to statistics released by Taiwan's central bank.
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TUV Rheinland Taiwan has recently obtained laboratory accreditation by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), and so can provide BSMI testing and certification services for global mobile power packs, battery chargers and more.
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Statistics released yesterday by the Construction and Planning Agency (CPAMI) showed Taipei City's home price to income ratio (PIR) stood atop the globe at 15.01 in late 2013, branding itself as the most unaffordable city to buy property.
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