Taiwan's basic metal output down 8.33 percent in April from March

Friday, 24 May 2019 17:32:21 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

Taiwan's industrial production index in April this year decreased by 0.56 percent compared to March and was up by 1.04 percent year on year, according to the country's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA). Meanwhile, Taiwan's seasonally adjusted industrial production index in April increased by 5.49 percent compared to the previous month and fell by 0.21 percent year on year.

In April this year, industrial output in the country's basic metal manufacturing sector was down by 8.33 percent and output of metal product manufacturing decreased by 5.93 percent, both compared to the previous month. In addition, on year-on-year basis, in April this year output of the basic metal manufacturing sector decreased by 3.31 percent and the metal product manufacturing sector fell by 1.08 percent in output.

Meanwhile, in April this year, production in Taiwan's machinery and equipment industry increased by 1.38 percent, while output in the automotive industry was up by 4.27 percent, both year on year.

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