By: Chiu Kuo-chiang and Elizabeth Hsu
Beijing, Jan. 8 (CNA) Taiwan’s Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) stood at 85.15 points in the fourth quarter of 2015, ranking second among four areas in the Taiwan Strait region, but Taiwanese people showed pessimism in all eight sub-indexes of the cross-strait CCI, according to survey results released Friday.
China led in the CCI for Q4 with a score of 101.6, while Hong Kong was placed third at 83 and Macau last at 82.64, the results of the cross-strait consumer confidence survey show.
In comparison with the previous quarter, the CCI climbed by 4.4 points in China, 1.3 points in Hong Kong and 1.0 point in Macau, while the index slid by 0.2 points in Taiwan. [FULL STORY]