Taiwan’s basic metal output up 13.7 percent in Feb over Jan

Friday, 23 March 2012 17:25:56 (GMT+3)   -  
SteelOrbis News

Taiwan's industrial production index in February this year rose by 7.29 percent as compared to January and was up 8.4 percent year on year, while in the first two months of the current year the country's industrial production decreased by 5.4 percent year on year, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

In February, production of the basic metal industry in Taiwan increased 3.57 percent compared to February last year, and was up 13.7 percent over the previous month. On the other hand, in the first two months of this year, the country's output of basic metals fell by 7.53 percent year on year. Meanwhile, Taiwan's fabricated metal product output grew by 18.8 percent month on month and was up 18.1 percent year on year. In the January-February period of this year, the country's fabricated metal product output fell by five percent compared to the same period last year.

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