Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:59:25 +0800 http://www.cens.com Industry In-Focus | Taiwan Industry Updates of CENS.com Taiwan Industry Updates of CENS.com http://www.cens.com www.CENS.com www.CENS.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 “Sourcing Taiwan 2014” Sets Record Purchasing Value of US$5.23B. Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46080.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan Estimated to See over Half Million Alien Workers by Yearend Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46083.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 China to Replace Taiwan as World`s No.2 TFT-LCD Producer by 2015: AUO President Peng With production capacity being added continuously, China is expected to eclipse Taiwan to become the world`s second-largest producer of thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, said Paul Peng, presid... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46074.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 CSC Scores Higher Revenue in Q1, 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46075.html Steve Chuang / CENS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 CTBC Remains Taiwan’s Largest Credit Card Issuer in February 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46076.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwanese Outbound Travelers Pay Second-lowest for Hotels in 2013: Hotel.com Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46079.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 AUO Launches 4K Curved TV, World`s Highest-resolution 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED Panels AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), a top-two maker of thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in Taiwan, recently unveiled new products made with global-leading technologies, including a full series of 42- to... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46063.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Depo to Invest NT$10 B. in 5-year Capacity Expansion Plans S. M. Hsu, chairman of Taiwan`s major auto-lamp manufacturer Depo Auto Parts Ind. Co. Ltd., recently claimed that his company would invest NT$10 billion (US$333.3 million) over the five-year period to 2017 for to expand ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46064.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Sales of New Cars in Taiwan Up 25% YoY in March Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46065.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Collision Warning and Mitigation System Sales to Reach US$29.5B. by 2020: ABI Research Active automotive safety systems have become standard equipment on an increasing number of new cars, and their penetration is expected to continue rising as more and more national governments issue new regulations to pro... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46043.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Foreign Forecast Institutions Optimistic about Taiwan’s 2014 Economic Growth Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46045.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Innolux to Ship 1 M. 39.5-inch TV Panels in April Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46048.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Makalot Ind.`s February Profits Rise Sizably Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46049.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Foreign-Currency Deposits Hit Record High of NT$3.54 Trillion as of February Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46054.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Jobless Rate Edges up to 4.09% in February Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46055.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Wearable Shipments to Hit 19.2 M. in 2014, Nearly 112 Million by 2018: IDC The worldwide wearable computing market is finally expanding beyond early adopter status to more functional and stylish lifestyle accessories. According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), wearable... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46060.html Quincy Liang / CENS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan`s Market Access Ranking Drops to Second-worst in the World: WEF Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46041.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 TSE-listed Auto Parts Makers Report Lucrative Results for 2013 Thanks to recovering demand from China and North America, most Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)-listed auto-parts suppliers in Taiwan have reported rich results, including record earnings, for 2013. For example, Hota Indus... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46024.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 CPT to Ship 10-plus M. Automotive-application Panels This Year: President Lin Thanks to increasing shipments of automotive-, cellphone- and tablet-application thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd. (CPT) successfully turned profitable in the seco... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46028.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Curved TV Screens Gain Share in the Global Market: NPD DisplaySearch Global curved-TV display shipments are forecast to reach nearly 800,000 units in 2014 and to exceed 6 million units in 2017, according to NPD DisplaySearch, a display-market research firm. After almost two decades of ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46031.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Kuozui Aims for 200,000 Locally-assembled Toyotas in 2014 Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Kuozui Motors Ltd., assembler of Toyotas and trucks in Taiwan, aims for annual production volume of some 200,000 cars, which, if met, will make Kuozui the first local automaker... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46034.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Overseas Taiwanese Banks Post Sizable Profits Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46036.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Domestic Banks Focus on Southeast Asia for Overseas Expansion Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46037.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Per-employee Contribution of Domestic Banks Averages at NT$1.63M in 2013 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46038.html Judy Li / CENS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan and Mongolia Sign Cooperation Deal on Renewable Energy Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46039.html Ken Liu / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 AUO Inaugurates New Operating Model for Solar Power Plants In view of the positive outlook for renewable energy and its commitment to build a low-carbon homeland, Taiwan`s AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) recently announced the establishment of Star River Energy Corp. in cooperation wit... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46011.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Rising New-car Sales in China to Benefit Taiwanese OE Auto-parts Suppliers Sales of new cars in China, which replaced the United States to become the world`s largest automobile market for several years, are forecast to continue to increase by at least 10% in 2014, with booming demand for qualit... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46012.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 BOT Tops Peers as Lead Bank in Taiwan’s Syndicated Loan Market in Q1, 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46013.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Global Mobile Ad Spending to Reach US$18 Bn. in 2014 : Gartner Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46014.html Steve Chuang / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Over Half of New Light Vehicles Will Have Stop-Start Capability by 2021: Navigant Research A common feature of displays set up by international tier-1 auto-parts suppliers at major trade shows in recent years is stop-start, or stop-and-go, systems, which all have a simple yet valuable function: they eliminate ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46015.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Domestic Bank Deposits Hit Record High NT$30.9 Trillion as of February Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46017.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan to Test Voluntary Green Electricity Program in July A common feature of displays set up by international tier-1 auto-parts suppliers at major trade shows in recent years is stop-start, or stop-and-go, systems, which all have a simple yet valuable function: they eliminate ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_46018.html Ken Liu / CENS Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 TYC Wins "Famous Brand in China" Certification to Eye Better Sales in China TYC Brothers Industrial Co., Ltd., a major auto-lamp maker in Taiwan, recently led local counterparts to win the "Famous Brand in China" certification, which should pave an even-smoother way for the company to develop ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45986.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 CMC Partners with Macau Parking and Distributor Association to Sell e-Scooters Taiwan-based automaker China Motor Corp. (CMC), the local assembler of Mitsubishis and developer and maker of its own line of GreenTrans electric scooters, recently announced tying up with the Macau Parking Co., Ltd. an... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45987.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Profits of Taiwan’s FHCs Hit New High of NT$70B in Q1 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45989.html Judy Li / CENS Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Sram Inaugurates Asia Development Center in Central Taiwan Sram Corp. of Ireland, a major global maker of bicycle derailleurs, recently inaugurated its Asia Development Center (ADC) in Taichung, central Taiwan, during which it also announced that it will invest further on the i... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45990.html Quincy Liang / CENS Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 TECO Plans Motor Assembly Plant in Japan to Drive Local Sales Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45991.html Steve Chuang / CENS Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Exports Slightly Up 2% in March Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45977.html Judy Li / CENS Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Mitac Wins In-vehicle GPS System Order From Mercedes-Benz Driven by aggressive business deployments in the past few years, Mitac International Corp., originally a major personal computer (PC) manufacturer and now focusing on cloud computing, GPS navigation products, and wearabl... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45982.html Quincy Liang / CENS Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Mobiletron to More Aggressively Develop Business This Year: Chairman Tsai Mobiletron Electronics Co., Ltd., a major maker of automotive-electronic systems and parts as well as power-tool vendor in Taiwan, and a Taiwan listed firm, recently announced plans to diversify into different fields thi... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45983.html Quincy Liang / CENS Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s PMI Jumps to 60.6 in March Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45970.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 CENS to Support Taiwan`s Machinery Industry Recovery at ChinaPlas 2014 With Taiwan’s machinery industry gradually recovering from last year`s slump, CENS (the China Economic News Service) will boost its participation in ChinaPlas 2014 (the 28th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubbe... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45971.html Steve Chuang / CENS Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Taiwan’s Forex Reserves Hit New High of US$419.199B. in March 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45972.html Judy Li / CENS Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 NHTSA Requires Rear Visibility System on New Vehicles from 2018 In addition to technological advancement, automakers` appeals, and consumers` needs, another key factor driving rapid development of automotive electronics worldwide is road or vehicle safety regulations required by nati... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45974.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Branded Tablet PC Shipments to Reach 200 M. in 2014: ABI Research The year 2014 is a pivotal period for tablet PCs as the traditional markets leading computing and consumer electronics (CE) deployments reach a tipping point and give way to growth regions, according to market intelligen... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45963.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 OBD Aftermarket Telematics Subscribers to Exceed 117 Million Globally by 2019: ABI Research The number of subscribers to On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) aftermarket telematics solutions is expected to increase from 9.5 million in 2014 to 117.8 million in 2019, according to ABI Research. OBD refers to a vehicle`s ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45965.html Quincy Liang / CENS Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Price Index of Taiwan’s Consumer Staples Hit 61-Month High of 6.26% in March 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45966.html Judy Li / CENS Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Hwa Fong Accelerates Overseas Capacity Expansions Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45957.html Quincy Liang / CENS Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Media: UMC Shows Major Progress in 28nm Process Technology Taiwan`s foundry provider United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) has made major progress in its 28nm process technology, with its 28nm high-K metal gate (HKMG) process having been verified at wireless chip vendor Broadcom, ... (Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45960.html Ken Liu / CENS Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0800 Fubon Taiwan’s Most Profitable FHC in First 2 Months of 2014 Full Story) ]]> http://cens.com/cens/html/en/news/news_inner_45950.html Judy Li / CENS