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Taiwan's manufacturing output value down 4.57pc in Q2

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Xinhua, Taipei :
Taiwan's manufacturing sector continued to shrink in the second quarter of this year, the island's economic authority said.
The contraction remained for two quarters in a row. And the total production value of the island's manufacturing sector from April to June was 3.32 trillion new Taiwan dollars (about 106 billion U.S. dollars), down 4.57 percent from a year earlier.
Despite declines in production across various industries within the sector, production value of the computer and electronic goods and optical components industry surged 20.93 percent, the highest growth rate since the fourth quarter of 2011.

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