TAIPEI, March 20 Taiwan's export orders for
February rose 22 percent from a year earlier, the Ministry of
Economic Affairs said on Monday.
For January-February, orders were up 12.7 percent from the
same period a year earlier, the data showed.
The data is an indication of the strength of Asian exports
and of global demand for technology.
FEBRUARY REUTERS POLL JANUARY
Export orders (y/y pct) +22.0 +15.8 +5.2
Export orders from China +40.5 +5.5
Export orders from U.S. +21.1 +4.8
Export orders from Europe +12.9 +8.3
Export orders from Japan +23.6 +5.3
The ministry's website is www.moea.gov.tw/
(Reporting by Jess Macy Yu and J.R. Wu; Editing by Jacqueline