Thursday, September 11, 2014
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).
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.
The Turkish economy slowed sharply to 2.1 percent growth in the second quarter, partly because of rate rises to defend the lira, official data showed on Wednesday.
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.
Foreign institutional investment analysts yesterday expressed an upbeat outlook on the global display panel sector, expecting the arrival of a rare boom unseen in recent years in the latter half of this year.
State-linked Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC,漢翔航空工業) has recently become a new tier-one supplier for Airbus by producing composite panels for A320-family aircraft aft belly fairings.
The 7.65-percent annual growth of M1B in July outran that of 5.63 percent for M2, indicating a big liquidity now in the form of passbook deposits is in store for local share market.
United States brokerage firm Morgan Stanley has raised its estimate for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2014 to 3.7 percent from an earlier forecast of 3.4 percent, mainly reflecting a stronger-than-expected domestic recovery.