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Damage to Taiwan’s economic growth minimal if COVID surge contained by late June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If the current COVID-19 surge is contained by the end of June, economic growth will only be 0.16 percent less than originally predicted, the National Development Council (...

Taiwan likely to sustain export growth post-pandemic: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After posting a decade-high 8.16 percent GDP growth in the first quarter of 2021, Taiwan will likely extend its export momentum even after the coronavirus pandemic subside...

Taiwan's economy grew by 8.16% in 1st quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The economy likely grew by 8.16 percent during the first quarter of 2021, the fastest pace since the final quarter of 2010, the government said Friday (April 30). The n...

Taiwan’s economy flashes red light with strongest performance in 31 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s economy flashed a red light for the first time in 10 years last month, reaching its highest level of growth in 31 years, the government’s National Dev...

Projected GDP growth likely to reach 4.64% for Taiwan this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said on Wednesday (March 24) that the GDP growth rate for Taiwan this year is projected to reach 4.64 percent, creating an opportu...

Long-term economic crisis possible for Taiwan despite high growth: ING expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An economist has warned that even though Taiwan’s preliminary projection for its GDP growth rate last year was 2.98 percent — among the best in the world &mdas...

Taiwan’s economic growth surged to 4.94% in final quarter of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gross Domestic Product expanded by 4.94 percent during the final quarter of 2020, far better than the 3.28 percent predicted in November, the government sai...

Taiwan among countries with highest digital intelligence: MasterCard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is among the world's leaders in digital development, according to a 2020 Digital Intelligence Report released by MasterCard. In a recent study shared by the ...

Vast Untapped E-Commerce and Technology Employment Potential in the Philippines: Global Recruiters, Michael Page

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Media OutReach - 28 August 2020 - With a young population learning to be entrepreneurs (average of 24.4 years old with high digital penetration) the technology and digital sector...

Coronavirus: Pakistani laborers hit hard by pandemic

Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic hit Pakistan, the government imposed a partial lockdown in most parts of the country, shutting down businesses and public places. Authorities started easing restrictio...

Taiwan aims for 2% GDP growth in 2020 amid coronavirus impact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is endeavoring to achieve a GDP growth rate of 2 percent for 2020 in spite of the economic woes felt across the world due to the coronavirus outbreak. The govern...

Taiwan's GDP growth rate leaped to top of Asia's 4 tigers in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan roared ahead of the rest of Asia's four tigers in 2019 with a growth rate of 2.73 percent. On Tuesday (Jan. 21), the Directorate General of Budget, Accountin...

Taiwan GDP to grow 2.63% in 2020: TRI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to achieve a 2.63 percent GDP growth rate in 2020, up from the estimated 2.59 percent this year, according to a forecast by local think tank Taiwan Rese...

Taiwan’s exports to continue growth trajectory in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s exports are expected to grow in 2020 as the country benefits from order transfers and a global demand for high-tech products, according to a report by Oxfor...

Taiwan's economy grows by 2.91% in third quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s economic growth was revised upwards to 2.91 percent from the 2.67 percent predicted for the third quarter of 2019, performing better than the three other As...