16 September 2019

Taiwan exports to mainland down 8.4% in Sept, paper says

Taiwan’s exports to mainland China fell 8.4 percent to less than US$9.93 billion in September from a year earlier, United Daily News reported Tuesday, citing figures from the island’s finance ministry. Total exports for the month dropped 7 percent year on year to US$25.25 billion, ending four months of increase, leading to a decline of 0.8 percent in the third quarter. The island’s Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said exports are expected to grow 2.8 percent year on year in the fourth quarter to record an annual growth, the report said.

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