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Think tank calls on Taiwan to join the CPTPP before China does

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) before China, otherwise the nation will find it difficult to become a ...

Taiwan’s non-manufacturing index rises two months in row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fact that Taiwan’s non-manufacturing index (NMI) has gained ground for two months in a row showed that the economy has been going through a revival, a leading ec...

International scholars exchange views on Taiwan-India ties in virtual forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) on Aug. 19 held a virtual dialogue themed “Taiwan, India, and the Indo-Pacific Order: Current Trends and Future Possibilit...

Taiwan’s chipmakers need to make most of dominance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must leverage its chipmaking dominance, and in return for setting up foundries in the U.S., there should be key tech investment in Taiwan, industry analysts based i...

Foreign banks optimistic about Taiwan economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French bank Natixis and Singapore’s DBS Bank both presented optimistic forecasts for Taiwan’s economy in 2021 despite COVID-19, reports said Friday (July 30). ...

Taiwan businesses see rising costs eat into profits for second half of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The rising cost of raw materials and shipping will eat into the profits of both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in Taiwan during the second half of the yea...

Taiwan think tank sees economy grow by 5.16% in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is likely to expand by 5.16% this year as exports keep booming and the domestic sector recovers, the Chung-Hua Institution for ...

Taiwan’s non-manufacturing index plunges because of COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s non-manufacturing index (NMI) saw its steepest decline in a year in June, with the hospitality and restaurant sectors in particular suffering due to COVID-1...

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...

RCEP could deal blow to three industries in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three sectors in Taiwan should brace themselves after the formulation of the world’s largest trade bloc over the past weekend. The petrochemical, upstream textile...

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 reaps US$64 billion bonanza from companies fleeing China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Trade tensions between the U.S. and China exacerbated by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) have brought Taiwan a bonanza of NT$1.890 trillion (US$64 billion) in investment ...