Taipei Times – Annual GDP growth set to top 1.8 percent: NDC

BULLISH: The NDC minister attributed the optimistic projection to 3.33% GDP growth in the third quarter and the ‘better-than-estimated’ performance of exports. The National Development Council (NDC) has forecast that annual GDP growth would be more than 1.8 percent this year, thanks to better-than-expected export orders in the fourth quarter. The forecast is higher than the […]

Taipei Times interviews with HSBC Taiwan Ltd CEO Adam Chen about wind project financing

Financing plays a key role in offshore wind projects, but it also takes more consideration and knowledge than regular green loans. HSBC Taiwan Ltd chief executive officer Adam Chen talks about the lender’s strategy and outlook in an interview with ‘Taipei Times’ staff reporter Kao Shih-ching in Taipei on July 10. Taipei Times (TT): Offshore wind power development is […]

Taipei Times – Taiwan leading global supply chain

Staff writer, with CNA SPENDING BIG: More than 450 companies have pledged to invest nearly NT$1 trillion in the nation under a government incentive program, while another 56 are in line to invest   Taiwan has become a leader in the global supply chain, as an increasing number of its overseas companies have been investing more […]

Taipei Times – World Business Quick Take

OFFICE SHARING Neumann sues Softbank WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann sued Softbank Group Corp, its biggest investor, over the Japanese company’s decision to scuttle a US$3 billion deal to buy stock from employees and other shareholders, which was part of an effort to bail out the struggling workplace provider. Neumann, who was set to reap the […]