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Taiwan trims 2020 GDP, export forecasts as virus risks heighten

12 Feb 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan's government lowered its 2020 economic growth estimate on Wednesday, as the coronavirus outbreak threatens to hit its export-reliant economy that is a key part of the global electronics supply chain.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Nov export orders drop amid trade war 'disruption'

20 Dec 2019

TAIPEI, Dec 20 Taiwan's November export orders fell for the 13th straight month and at a faster pace, with the government blaming weak market demand and "disruption" from the China-U.S. trade war despite signs of a pick-up in global demand for electronics.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Oct export orders shrink, but likely to rebound soon

20 Nov 2019

TAIPEI, Nov 20 Taiwan's October export orders fell for the 12th straight month but at a slower pace, amid signs of a pick-up in global demand for electronics despite the protracted U.S.-China trade war.

TSMC upbeat on chip outlook after Apple-Qualcomm settlement; first quarter disappoints

18 Apr 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's TSMC struck an upbeat note about the outlook for the depressed global chip market, betting that a rollout of faster 5G mobile network would buoy demand, even as it posted its steepest quarterly profit drop in more than seven years.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Oct export orders beat growth forecast, but slowing seen ahead

20 Nov 2018

* Ministry sees Nov volume in range of -0.6 pct y/y to +1.4 pct

Taiwan exports orders beat forecast as tech sector growth picks up

21 May 2018

TAIPEI Taiwan's export orders growth beat forecasts in April, as the island's technology sector recovered from a weak first quarter, with goods such as auto electronics driving growth although communications products remained a soft patch.

Global tech demand drives Taiwan's exports to new high

08 Jan 2018

TAIPEI Taiwan's exports climbed to a record amount in December, boosting confidence solid global technology demand will keep the island economy's growth momentum steady this year.

Cathay Securities Investment sees more rallies for Taiwan stocks fueled by new iPhone

14 Sep 2017

TAIPEI The dip in Taiwan's stock market following the launch of the iPhone X may be a mere pause before more rallies to come as suppliers of Apple Inc. reap the benefits of Apple's newest smartphones, said an executive of Taiwan's biggest fund house.

INTERVIEW-Cathay Securities Investment sees more rallies for Taiwan stocks fueled by new iPhone

14 Sep 2017

TAIPEI, Sept 14 The dip in Taiwan's stock market following the launch of the iPhone X may be a mere pause before more rallies to come as suppliers of Apple Inc. reap the benefits of Apple's newest smartphones, said an executive of Taiwan's biggest fund house.

Taiwan May export orders beat forecast as China, U.S. demand jump

20 Jun 2017

TAIPEI Taiwan's May export orders blew past expectations as the island's factories rushed to meet demand for components, such as for Apple Inc's upcoming iPhone 8, in a promising sign for global technology manufacturers.

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