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China manufacturing weakens for third month in February

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing recovery weakened for a third month in February as exports and new orders declined, according to two surveys released Monday. A monthly purchasi...

Taiwan January exports rocket to record high, outlook rosy

Taiwan’s exports rose in January for the seventh consecutive month, with the unexpectedly strong pace setting a new record as its manufacturers benefited from consumers staying at home during th...

Taiwan registers record high export orders in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan registered a record high in export orders for 2020, driven by demand for electronics products as well as information and communications devices, the Ministry of Eco...

Taiwan sees largest surge in export orders in decade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's export orders grew for the ninth consecutive month in November to hit a record high of US$57.78 billion thanks to the increasing global demand for technology ...

Only 56% of Taiwanese expect to receive year-end bonus: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 56 percent of Taiwanese salaried workers believe they will receive a year-end bonus this year amid the economic fallout from the pandemic, according to a survey by ...

US factories grew more slowly last month; index dips to 57.5

WASHINGTON (AP) — American factories grew at a slower pace last month and there are concerns that surging coronavirus infections will endanger an economic recovery. The Institute of ...

Survey: China's factory, export activity gain in September

BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity accelerated in September, adding to a gradual recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, a government survey showed Wednesday. A monthly purchasi...

Taiwan exports in August grew by stellar 13.6%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s exports in August totaled US$45.5 billion, rising for the sixth consecutive month and representing an annual growth of 13.6 percent. August was the month...

Japan exports fall 15% in August as pandemic pummels trade

MITO, Japan (AP) — Japan’s trade surplus widened in August as the pandemic pummeled a wide array of industries and sapped consumer demand. The 15% drop in exports from a year earlie...

Survey: US factories grow in August for third straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — American factories expanded at a faster pace last month, continuing a rebound from the coronavirus recession. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of...

China manufacturing grew in August but weaker

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing activity held steady in August as domestic demand helped to offset weaker orders from exports markets that are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, a survey s...

China's July exports spike an unexpected 7.2%

China's economy appears to be recovering from the pandemic-induced slowdown, reporting an on-year rise in exports of 7.2% in July on Friday. The increase confounded market analysts' expectati...

Asian shares fall as data, earnings show pandemic fallout

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Friday as data and corporate earnings capture dismal portrayals of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on world economies. Market play...

China's manufacturing improves in July, exports strengthen

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing activity edged up in July and export orders strengthened despite weak U.S. and European demand, a survey showed Friday, in fresh signs the world’s second-largest e...

Taiwan's June export orders up for fourth straight month

Taiwan's export orders in June rose more than 6 percent from a year earlier, marking the fourth consecutive month of year-on-year increase, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Monday. The val...