October 2008 

In this edition of Taiwan Econ, you will read an insightful analysis addressing causes and effects
of inflation on a global scale.  This month's featured story will also discuss innovative research 
and development policies in Taiwan.

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TIER Webletter Team

TIER: exports hold up amidst sluggish US economy
August survey shows bleak business sentiments
Taiwanese exporters held up in August amid the sluggish US economy. Fuelled by the strong demand for electronics and basic metals, exports grew by 18.4% YoY in August, or a total of USD 25.25 billions. Import figures for August was also high with imports in minerals (including oil) and steel related products increased by 139.3% and 106.5% respectively, making August import figure the highest in record, or a total of USD 25.28 billions....Read more
2008.11.14 The Future Summit-Bio Economy 2020 Forum
2008.8.21-22 International Conference on Industrial Technology Innovation
“The Study on Korean and Taiwanese Investment Patterns in China” is the most recent research paper produced by a joint project between Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI) and TIER ... Read more

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