By: Milly Lin and Ted Chen
Taipei, May 25 (CNA) The Ministry of Economic Affairs announced Monday that Taiwan’s industrial production index in April reached 106.37, down 4.8 percent from the previous month, but representing a rise of 1.06 percent from the previous year.
During the same period, the manufacturing sub-index declined by 5.01 percent month-on-month, but improved by 1.15 percent year-on-year.
In the first four months of the year, overall industrial output rose by 4.54 percent year-on-year while the manufacturing sub-index rose by 5.11 percent. [FULL STORY]