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April export orders fall 3.52%

2012/05/21 16:55:32

Taipei, May 21 (CNA) The value of export orders received in Taiwan fell in April, mainly because of a transition period for information and communications products, according to government figures released Monday.

Export orders in April totaled US$36.09 billion, down 3.52 percent from the same month of last year and down 5.95 percent from March, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

In the first four months of the year, export orders totaled US$139.9 billion, up 0.13 percent from a year earlier.

(By Jeffrey Wu)