By: Huang Chiao-wen and Frances Huang
Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) Industrial production in Taiwan posted a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month in September, helped by the launch of new mobile devices by international brands, government statistics showed Monday.
The industrial production index in Taiwan rose 5.02 percent from a year earlier to 107.81 points after a 7.78 percent year-on-year increase in August, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) data.
The ministry said the second straight month of growth reflected the peak season in the global electronics industry, with many brands rushing to release their products to carve out bigger market shares. [FULL STORY]