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TAIWAN DAYBOOK: Exports Rise 11.7%, Faster-Than-Expected Pace

November 07, 2011

Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Taiwan’s year-on-year export growth was 11.7 percent last month, accelerating from 9.9 percent in September, the Ministry of Finance said. The median of 13 estimates in a Bloomberg News survey was for a 5 percent gain.

Imports rose 11.8 percent in October for a trade surplus of $3.32 billion. Consumer prices rose 1.22 percent in October from a year earlier, compared with a revised 1.37 percent the prior month, another report showed.

--Janet Ong. Editor: Josh Fellman

To contact Bloomberg News staff for this story: Janet Ong in Taipei at jong3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Fellman at jfellman@bloomberg.net


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