Featured Market Updates from HSBC [August]

Signs that global growth was improving a few months ago have proved short-lived. Our global Nowcast is stuck at a level below our sense of trend growth. Read Full Report Here (English) Read Full Report Here (Chinese)   This report was presented to you by HSBC. This document has been issued by HSBC Bank (Taiwan) […]

Featured Michael Page: Women In Tech – Our Status in STEM

As discussion around diversity and inclusion become increasingly prominent this year, the status of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is of particular interest. Although more women than ever are breaking into these historically male-dominated fields, there’s still a long road ahead. Michael Page spoke with 5 of our top female clients in […]

Salary Survey 2019 by Robert Walters

Benefiting from key growth drivers including digitalisation, technological development and government initiatives, the Taiwan recruitment market is expected to expand further in 2019. Now in its 20th edition, the Robert Walters annual Salary Survey is the most comprehensive review of professional salaries and recruitment trends around the world.   Download Full Report Here   This […]

Market Updates from HSBC [May]

US growth remains above trend and the labour market is tight.  Elsewhere growth is, on average, below trend.  There are signs of a recovery in the Chinese manufacturing sector. If sustained, this implies some potential upside to the global manufacturing cycle. Download Full Report Here (English) Download Full Report Here (Chinese)   This report was […]

Q3 2018 ECONOMIC REPORT

TAIWAN ECONOMY: 2018 Q3 UPDATE   SUMMARY Taiwan’s GDP grew by 2.27% year-on-year (yoy) in Q3, driven by internal demand, with significant capital growth. Taiwan’s Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) decreased its economic growth forecast for 2018 to 2.41%, due to slow global growth, geopolitical uncertainty, and unstable financial markets. The US-China trade […]

Developments on Taiwan’s Wind-energy FIT

Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy has reconsidered its preliminary decision to cut the 2018 offshore wind feed-in tariff by almost 13%, deciding instead to drop it only by 5.71%, to TWD 5.5160 per kWh. The Bureau has also restored the two-tier tariff option, and has increased the number of hours per year for which the feed-in […]

Market Updates from HSBC [March]

US and European equities gained amid upbeat data and as the UK Parliament voted to rule out the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. Download Full Report Here   This report was presented to you by HSBC. This document has been issued by HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited (“the Bank”) in the conduct of its regulated business […]

Changing times for pensions in Taiwan – Aberdeen Standard Investments

Changing times for pensions in Taiwan Jamie Jenkins, Head of Global Savings Policy February 2019 As Taiwan considers how to encourage greater savings into work-based pensions, it’s helpful to look at some of the challenges and successes in other countries, particularly the UK, which has undergone profound change in recent years.   Like most other […]