Taiwan’s industrial production down for 9th straight month

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/03/23
By: Huang Chiao-wen and Romulo Huang

Taipei, March 23 (CNA) Taiwan’s industrial production fell for the ninth

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

consecutive month in February, but at the lowest decline rate recorded over the past seven months, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Thursday.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Taiwan’s The industrial production index for February dipped 3.65 percent from a year earlier to 86.96, lower than the 5.65 percent drop seen in January.

The sub-index for the manufacturing sector, which accounts for more than 90 percent of Taiwan’s total industrial production, fell 4.65 percent from a year earlier, the MOEA said.     [FULL  STORY]

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