Taiwan’s exports rose 2 percent to US$27.76 billion in March from a year earlier, beating expectations, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing the Ministry of Finance. The figure was 30 percent higher than February’s US$21.29 billion. A survey of 10 economists conducted by the newspaper had projected a median 0.1 percent year-on-year increase in March. Imports for the month rose 7.5 percent to US$25.8 billion, for a trade surplus of US$1.95 billion, the report said.
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