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 economic growth surges past Japan, S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's economic growth exceeded that of regional rivals Japan and South Korea in the first nine months of this year, thanks to relatively stronger export numbers and...

Taiwan economy tops Four Asian Tigers despite lowered forecast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Goldman Sachs has lowered its GDP growth forecast for the “Four Asian Tigers,” namely Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg. ...

IMF forecasts Taiwan GDP growth at 2.5% for 2019, 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast that Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 2.5 percent in 2019 and 2020 in its latest World Economic Outlook report released Tuesday. Th...

Taiwan’s interest rates unlikely to change next year: Standard Chartered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s interest rates are unlikely to change in 2019 due to uncertainty in the global economy, volatility in emerging markets, and risks associated with the U.S.-C...

Taiwan GDP growth forecast to hit 2.20% in 2019: think tank

Taipei -- Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019 is expected to hit 2.20 percent, shy of an expected 2.57 percent increase in 2018, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) ...

Taiwan ranked 19th highest GDP in world based on PPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan ranks as having the 19th highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), according to data released by the International Monetary...

Taiwan's 2018 GDP growth forecast upgraded to 2.6%

Taipei, May 25 (CNA) The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said Friday that it has raised its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2018 to 2...

U.S. tax reform package to attract more investment from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The tax reform package approved by the United States Senate Wednesday will affect Taiwan since it will encourage certain Taiwanese businesses to go and invest in the U.S.,...

IMF projects Taiwan GDP growth to reach 1.7% in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) forecast Taiwan's GDP growth would be modest this year, rising to 1.7 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2017, according to the la...

Apple's market cap is 1.35 times greater than Taiwan’s GDP

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Cupertino-based Apple's record worth of US$71.3 billion surpassed Taiwan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 1.35 times on Wednesday. Shares of Apple reached US$135...

Think tank cuts 2016 Taiwan GDP growth forecast to 0.84%

The Taipei-based Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) has lowered its forecast for Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2016, citing prolonged weakness in the country's exp...

Taiwan GDP might bounce back in fourth quarter

Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) Though forecasts from different financial institutions have indicated that there might be a bumpy road ahead for Taiwan's economy, National Development Council Minister Duh Ty...

DGBAS likely to cut 2015 Taiwan GDP growth to around 2.68%

Taipei, Aug. 13 (CNA) The Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) is likely to cut Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2015 to around 2.68 percent after the co...