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Taiwan Exports Down

Postby ksl » Fri, 09 Jan 2009 3:09 am

For those interested Taiwan exports for December are down 41.9% main Countries USA and China

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid= ... refer=asia

UK interest rates, the lowest in 315 years, at 1.5% BBC website.

I'm dealing in Taiwan, and it's in my interest to make some judgement calls, waiting on the side lines to buy. Although the data coming out seem like it's not a good time, so I'll wait for Taiwan to drop below 4000, I'm setting my sights on a drop to 3500 in the coming months.

Though the graph shows upward trend since mid november, my instincts say it will drop to 3500 and below this year. based on the last 8 years of shock surprises around the world, I'm not comfortable buying just now for the long haul.

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Re: Taiwan Exports Down

Postby saint73 » Wed, 21 Jan 2009 9:28 pm

ksl wrote:For those interested Taiwan exports for December are down 41.9% main Countries USA and China

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid= ... refer=asia

UK interest rates, the lowest in 315 years, at 1.5% BBC website.

I'm dealing in Taiwan, and it's in my interest to make some judgement calls, waiting on the side lines to buy. Although the data coming out seem like it's not a good time, so I'll wait for Taiwan to drop below 4000, I'm setting my sights on a drop to 3500 in the coming months.

Though the graph shows upward trend since mid november, my instincts say it will drop to 3500 and below this year. based on the last 8 years of shock surprises around the world, I'm not comfortable buying just now for the long haul.



Taiwan is good for IT products and camera if I am not wrong.
All computer products made from TAIWAN....

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Re: Taiwan Exports Down

Postby durain » Wed, 21 Jan 2009 10:20 pm

saint73 wrote:Taiwan is good for IT products and camera if I am not wrong.
All computer products made from TAIWAN....


not quite. a lot of taiwanese PC manufacturer are in china. bicycles used to be a big exporter but again, a lot of them are in china now.

taiwan do do some excellent biscuits (in tai chung). wish they export that over to singapore!

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Re: Taiwan Exports Down

Postby ksl » Thu, 22 Jan 2009 6:35 pm

durain wrote:
saint73 wrote:Taiwan is good for IT products and camera if I am not wrong.
All computer products made from TAIWAN....


not quite. a lot of taiwanese PC manufacturer are in china. bicycles used to be a big exporter but again, a lot of them are in china now.

taiwan do do some excellent biscuits (in tai chung). wish they export that over to singapore!


Correct many have moved production to the mainland, although high technology like semi conductors, have been restricted, due to the sensitivity of the technology. They the companies want to move completely, but the Taiwan government are not in agreement, that i know of, on specialty products.

Bicycles! Giant probably the favoruite oldie in Taiwan, I have the iguana, which i rarely use in Singapore.

Had Taiwanese biscuits today with my coffee :wink: Nice and cool here at 16c

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Re: Taiwan Exports Down

Postby saint73 » Fri, 23 Jan 2009 9:36 pm

durain wrote:
saint73 wrote:Taiwan is good for IT products and camera if I am not wrong.
All computer products made from TAIWAN....


not quite. a lot of taiwanese PC manufacturer are in china. bicycles used to be a big exporter but again, a lot of them are in china now.

taiwan do do some excellent biscuits (in tai chung). wish they export that over to singapore!


You are right also now lot of products shift to china to produce inorder to reduce cost....

TAIWAN EXPORT down in Q4 approx. 42% seem bad... :cry:


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