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UPDATE 1-Taiwan keeps policy rate steady, raises growth forecast on brighter export outlook

19 Dec 2019

TAIPEI, Dec 19 Taiwan's central bank left its policy rate unchanged on Thursday, as expected, and raised its 2020 growth forecast amid an improving export outlook despite a protracted U.S.-China trade war.

Taiwan asks banks to ensure enough dollars in case of election nerves

27 Nov 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's central bank has instructed two major foreign exchange banks on the island to bring in more U.S. dollars before the end of the year to prepare for increased demand in case of political uncertainty in January elections, two sources told Reuters.

Taiwan to buy more from U.S. as seeks to head off currency manipulator label: sources

25 Nov 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's central bank and Ministry of Economic Affairs have set up a group to coordinate stepped up purchases of U.S. goods, two sources said, as its seeks to reduce its trade surplus and head off being labeled a currency manipulator.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan c.bank stands pat, cuts GDP forecast as export orders drop

20 Jun 2019

TAIPEI, June 20 Taiwan's central bank again cut its 2019 economic growth forecast on Thursday after export orders fell for a seventh straight month, but it kept rates unchanged near record lows.

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East

13 Jun 2019

TAIPEI An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said.

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East

13 Jun 2019

TAIPEI An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said.

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East

13 Jun 2019

TAIPEI An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said.

UPDATE 2-Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East

13 Jun 2019

* Ship scheduled to arrive in Taiwan in July -official (Adds comments)

UPDATE 1-Taiwan c.bank stands pat on rates as export orders slip

20 Dec 2018

* Sino-U.S. trade conflict may affect growth momentum - c.bank

Taiwan's central bank keeps rates on hold, export orders top forecasts

21 Jun 2018

TAIPEI Taiwan's central bank left its policy interest rate unchanged on Thursday, with robust export orders helping to keep the economy on a solid growth path even amid China-U.S. trade tensions.

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