Taiwan's exports continue to fallChristian Fernsby ▼ | November 9, 2019
Taiwan's exports dropped 1.5 percent year on year to 28.99 billion U.S. dollars in October, falling for two consecutive months, the latest data showed.
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For the first 10 months, Taiwan's exports dropped 2.4 percent from a year earlier to 271.27 billion dollars.
The island's imports in October fell 4.1 percent from a year ago to 25.04 billion dollars, resulting in a trade surplus of 3.95 billion dollars.
The Chinese mainland remained the biggest trade partner of Taiwan in the first 10 months, receiving 74.62 billion dollars of the island's exports, or 27.5 percent of the total. ■