Taiwan July export growth seen easing, inflation rate rising

By On August 07, 2018

Taiwan July export growth seen easing, inflation rate rising

Reuters

TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Taiwan's exports in July likely grew at a slower pace than in the previous month, according to the median forecast of 14 analysts polled by Reuters.

Exports are expected to have increased 5.35 percent from a year earlier, compared with 9.4 percent in June. Taiwan's export trends are a key gauge of global demand for hi-tech gadgets worldwide.

The headline inflation rate in July likely increased to 1.5 percent from 1.31 percent in June, according to the poll.


This article appears in: Politics , World Markets , EconomySource: Google News Taiwan | Netizen 24 Taiwan

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