Taiwan Sees Upside In Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

We are posting the full editorial posted by the Taipei Times this morning.  Here are the money quotes: Taiwanese electronics manufacturing service providers, such as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co and Pegatron Corp, expect to suffer from supply chain disruptions, as more than 80 percent of their output comes from China. …unprecedented supply chain disruptions … More Taiwan Sees Upside In Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Hon Hai Leads Revenue Decline Of Taiwan Stock Exchange Listed Companies

The combined revenue of companies listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) fell 10.73 percent last month from a year earlier to NT$2.46 trillion (US$81.85 billion) due to weak demand and a high comparison base. This compares to the 0.98 percent growth a month earlier and a mild decline of 0.04 percent for last year, … More Hon Hai Leads Revenue Decline Of Taiwan Stock Exchange Listed Companies

Pegatron To Open Plants In Indonesia and Vietnam

Pegatron, the world’s second-largest contract manufacturer of electronics,  announced plans to have new factories in Indonesia and Vietnam in operation by the end of the year. The company’s trying to reduce its reliance on its plants in China, where operating costs have risen due to higher labor costs and the U.S.-China trade war.  Pegatron is among … More Pegatron To Open Plants In Indonesia and Vietnam

Taiwan Re-elects Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan’s voters delivered a stinging rebuke of China’s rising authoritarianism on Saturday by re-electing President Tsai Ing-wen, who vowed to preserve the island’s sovereignty in the face of Beijing’s intensifying efforts to bring it under its control. Ms. Tsai’s victory highlighted how successfully her campaign had tapped into an electorate that is increasingly wary of … More Taiwan Re-elects Tsai Ing-wen