6/26/2013

Citing a disappointing first half, Yuanta-Polaris Research Institute lowered its 2013 growth forecast for Taiwan to 2.47% from its March outlook of 3.65%. Yuanta-Polaris President Liang Kuo-yuan noted stagnant real wages and poor prospects for private consumption but said a rebound in exports could provide some momentum in the second half of the year.

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