Traded com­pa­nies show profit, in­creases in wages, says TWSE

The China Post - - BUSINESS -

Tai­wan’s 815 pub­licly traded com­pa­nies earned to­tal pre­tax rev­enue of NT$2.13 tril­lion in the 2014 fis­cal year, up 15.6 per­cent com­pared to the pre­vi­ous year (NT$1.84 tril­lion), the Tai­wan Stock Ex­change (TWSE) re­ported.

Also in 2014, over­all wages for listed com­pa­nies in­creased yearon-year by 5.7 per­cent, com­pared to a 2.9 per­cent growth rate in 2012.

Of the 200 com­pa­nies that of­fered the big­gest raises, 118 — or 59 per­cent — were from firms in the elec­tron­ics sec­tor.

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