By: Tsai Yi-chu and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, June 15 (CNA) Although Taiwan’s net foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows hit a record high of
US$12.9 billion this year, there have been recent indications of increased capital outflows.
Accumulative inflows of FDI have hit a record high of US$212.281 billion so far this year, compared with US$193.372 billion last year, according to statistics released on Thursday by the Financial Supervision Commission.
For the first five months, the country attracted net FDI inflows of US$12.724 billion.
However, from June 1-13 net FDI inflow was US$185 million, which represent a sharp decline from a monthly average of about US$2-3 billion in net inflows over the past five months.
Of note, net FDI outflow of US$190 million was recorded on Tuesday, the figures show. [FULL STORY]