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Taiwan Dec exports beat forecast; 2016 full-year exports shrink
January 9, 2017 / 8:29 AM / 9 months ago

Taiwan Dec exports beat forecast; 2016 full-year exports shrink

TAIPEI, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Taiwan's exports, imports and
trade balance for December, released by the Ministry of Finance
on Monday.
    Exports for the full-year 2016 fell 1.7 percent from 2015,
when it contracted 10.9 percent.
       
                                                           
                                  DECEMBER  REUTERS POLL   NOVEMBER
     Exports (y/y pct)            +14.0      +10.4         +12.1
     Imports (y/y pct)            +13.2       +9.85         +3
     Trade balance (US$ bln)       +4.86      +4.2          +4.27
                                                           
                                  DECEMBER  NOVEMBER       
     Exports to China (y/y pct)   +21.4      +19           
     Exports to U.S. (y/y pct)     +2.0       +9.1         
     Exports to Japan (y/y pct)   +10.2       +0.8         
     Exports to Europe (y/y pct)   +0.1       +1.9         
    The ministry's website is at 
    www.mof.gov.tw 

 (Reporting by Jeanny Kao and J.R. Wu; Editing by Jacqueline
Wong)

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