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Taiwan set to leap past fellow Asian tigers for 4th straight quarter

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 05:50
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An improving labour market has helped lift consumption. Services industries have also boomed as Taiwan attracted 9.9 million tourists in 2014, a 24 per cent jump from the previous year.

Taipei

TAIWAN is poised to race ahead of its fellow Asian tigers for the fourth straight quarter, as consumers loosen purse strings and companies churn out new iPhones.

The island is forecast to report first-quarter economic growth of 3.5 per cent on Thursday, according to the

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