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Taiwan's manufacturing index surges to new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's manufacturing continues to flourish and the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) soared to a new high in April, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Researc...

Taiwan's manufacturing activity remains in expansion mode

Manufacturing activity in Taiwan expanded in March for the ninth consecutive month, with the seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) remaining at the high level of over 60 for the fif...

Taiwan’s rapid PMI growth suggests complete economic recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has continued to grow for six straight months, indicating a complete recovery of the economy could be imminent, a lea...

Taiwan sees biggest manufacturing expansion in more than 2 years

Taiwan's manufacturing sector in October recorded the biggest expansion in more than two years, as the electricity/electric equipment and basic raw material industries climbed out of a recent slum...

Taiwan institute raises nation's GDP forecast for 2020 to 1.76% growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-funded Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has raised its forecast for Taiwan’s GDP growth in 2020 to 1.76 percent, and the growth is p...

Taiwan’s PMI reaches 2020 record in August, indicating economic revival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) reached its highest point for the year in August, indicating a revival of the economy, a leading think tank said Tuesday (Sept. ...

Taiwan’s GDP to shrink for first time in 4 years due to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is likely to shrink by 0.73 percent in the second quarter of the year, its first contraction in more than four years, the gover...

Taiwan's GDP growth revised upward despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s expected Gross Domestic Product (GDP) can be revised upward for the first time thanks to the government’s “Triple Stimulus Vouchers” again...

SinoPac picks economist to be Taiwan's first-ever female chair of privately owned bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The SinoPac Financial Holdings board of directors appointed the scholar Chen Shi-kuan (陳思寬) as its chair, marking the first time in Taiwan's history that a woman has h...

Taiwan's manufacturing activity contracts in April

Manufacturing activity in Taiwan contracted in April because of the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on global demand, hurting Taiwan's export-oriented manufacturers, the Chung-Hua Institution for E...

Taiwan’s coronavirus measures could keep economy turning over

As global economies continue to reel from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, economic forecasts have gone from bad to apocalyptic — except for Taiwan. Despite being located just 130 kil...

Think tank cuts Taiwan 2020 GDP growth forecast to 1.03%

The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has cut its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) for 2020 to 1.03 percent after accounting for the impact of the worldwide new ...

Taiwan’s GDP to grow 2.44% in 2020: CIER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) on Thursday (Dec. 19) revised upward Taiwan’s GDP growth in 2019 to 2.54 percent and forecast 2.44 percent gro...

Taiwan discusses US-China trade war with Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Switzerland's World Trade Institute (WTI) held a seminar titled "Trade Wars and their Impact on Global Trade and Small Economics" with the Chung-Hua Institut...

Taiwan manufacturing activity returns to expansion mode

Taiwan's manufacturing activity returned to expansion mode in October, doing so for the first time since April, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) said Friday. Most of the f...