Category Archives: Sales

TSMC 40-nanometer chip production line in Tainan hit by power outage

| April 14, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said that a seven-hour power outage at Tainan Science Park on Wednesday mainly disrupted the production of 40-nanometer chips at one of its factories.The company, the world’s largest contract chipmak…

Taiwanese receive NT$70,513 year-end bonus for 2020, highest ever

| April 13, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Employees in Taiwan received an average year-end bonus of NT$70,513 (US$ 2,453) for 2020, the highest ever despite the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s statistics bureau reported Tuesday.NT$70,513 is equal to 1.64 months of…

DBS Bank raises Taiwan’s GDP growth forecast for 2021 to 5%

| April 10, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Singapore-based DBS Bank has raised its forecast for Taiwan’s gross domestic product growth for 2021 to 5 percent, citing the country’s competitive edge in the global semiconductor market.The bank also pointed to Taiwan’s success in containing C…

Four major FPG entities make NT$63 billion in Q1

| April 10, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-The four major entities of conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) had a combined net profit of over NT$63 billion (US$2.22 billion) in the first quarter, compared with a net loss in the same period last year.In a statement, the four FPG subsi…

Taiwan’s CPI grows 1.26% in March year-on-year

| April 8, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Taiwan’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.26 percent in March year-on-year, due mainly to price increases in food, clothing, fuel and plane tickets, a cabinet-level agency reported on Thursday.Of the seven major categories that make up the CPI,…

Moody’s raises Taiwan’s banking system outlook to stable

| March 29, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei-Moody’s Investors Service has revised the outlook for Taiwan’s banking sector to stable from negative, citing strong economic growth that has supported banks’ asset quality, the ratings agency said in a research report published Monday.”Taiwan’s…

Taiwan mulling surcharge for large industrial water consumers

| March 18, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei,) Premier Su Tseng-chang (???) said Thursday that the government is considering a surcharge for the biggest water consuming industries in the country to encourage conservation, as Taiwan is now in the grips of a dire water shortage.The idea is t…

Taiwan Central bank leaves interest rates unchanged (update)

| March 18, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei, After concluding a quarterly policymaking meeting on Thursday, Taiwan’s central bank decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged, a move widely anticipated by the market.Following the decision, the discount rate remains at 1.125 percent,…

Taiwan Central bank leaves interest rates unchanged

| March 18, 2021 | tnadmin | 0

Taipei, After concluding a quarterly policymaking meeting on Thursday, Taiwan’s central bank decided to leave its key interest rates unchanged, a move widely anticipated by the market.Following the decision, the discount rate remains at 1.125 percent, …

To Top