Manufacturers' sentiment on business climate in Taiwan weakens

Business sentiment among Taiwanese manufacturers weakened in October, amid worry over the global economy and the trade frictions between the United States and China, the Taiwan Institute of Economic R...

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...

Taiwan manufacturing industry growth projected to slow in 2019: TIER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) revised its growth forecast for Taiwan in 2019 downward to 2.12 percent, in a report released Thursday on the prospects fo...

Taiwan manufacturing output increases 8.39% in Q3 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The value of Taiwan’s manufacturing output increased by 8.39 percent in Q3 2018, when compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Economic Af...

Taiwan expected to report 8th straight month of export growth

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Saturday that Taiwan is expected to report a year-on-year increase in exports for an eighth consecutive month in October because of solid global...

Taiwan government mulls additional incentives for Taiwanese manufacturers to leave China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government is mulling over a host of incentives to entice Taiwanese companies to move factories back to Taiwan from China, as the U.S.-China trade war heats up,...

Taiwanese firms losing interest in China: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to statistics by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部), a host of Taiwanese firms are considering moving some of their manufacturing bases out of...

Taiwan, Japan to collaborate in smart machinery development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan will establish a long-term cooperation mechanism to deepen collaboration and exchange in smart machinery, CNA reported on Aug. 29. Taiwan hopes to draw...

Taiwan’s industrial production index rises for fifth straight month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs announced that Taiwan's industrial production index increased again in July, marking the fifth consecutive month of growth on...

Taiwan’s July exports up by 8.4%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's exports increased by an annual rate of 8.4 percent in July, marking a strong turnaround from the surprise decrease of 0.1 percent in June, the Ministry of Eco...

Taiwan manufacturing sector output up for 7th straight quarter

The value of goods produced by Taiwan's manufacturers in the second quarter rose for the seventh consecutive quarter year-on-year, data released Friday by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) s...

Siemens Gamesa signs MoUs with Taiwanese manufacturers for offshore wind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Spanish energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on August 8 that it signed 10 memorandum of understandings (MoU) with Taiwanese and international suppliers ...

Taiwan manufacturing records 25 straight months of expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – April was the 25th consecutive month to see an expansion of Taiwan’s manufacturing activity, according to prominent think tank the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic...

Taiwan's Hon Hai to team up with Sharp in automotive cameras: report

Taipei, Feb. 26 (CNA) Taiwan manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and its Japanese subsidiary Sharp Corp. are planning to set up a company that will produce cameras for car use, the Nikk...

Taiwan wears the pants now as world's largest jeans maker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The merger and acquisition procedures between Taiwanese clothing manufacturer Roo Hsing Co. Ltd . (如興股份有限公司) and Chinese company JD United Holdings Co. Ltd. (玖地集團) were co...