Editor's Note: This article was originally published by Taiwan Ratings Corp., a partner of Standard & Poor's, on taiwanratings.com. Taiwan Ratings' credit rating symbols are accompanied by a "tw" prefix to denote Taiwan and the rating scale's focus on the island's financial markets. In the first half of 2003, the credit quality of Taiwan corporates improved compared with 2002. During the first six months of 2003, Taiwan Ratings raised its corporate credit ratings on 18.5% of corporates, lowered its ratings on 7.4%, and left 74.1% unchanged (see table 1). These numbers compared favorably with those of 2002, when Taiwan Ratings lowered its ratings on 15.4% of corporations, raised the ratings on 7.7% and left 76.9% unchanged. The increased credit measures...
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- China Steel Corp.
- Taiwan Power Co.
- Taiwan Acceptance Corp.
- Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd.
- Taiwan Mobile Co. Ltd.
- Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. Ltd.
- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd.
- United Microelectronics Corp.
- Siliconware Precision Industries Co. Ltd.
- Test Rite International Corp.
- Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.
- Yageo Corp.
- Compal Electronics Inc.
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
- CMC Magnetics Corp.
- China Airlines Ltd.
- Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp.
- Formosa Plastics Corp.
- Formosa Petrochemical Corp.
- Fortune Motors Co. Ltd.
- Nan Ya Plastics Corp.
- Taiwan Sugar Corp.
- Unimicron Technology Corp.
- Chinese Petroleum Corp.
- Qisda Corp.
- Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board Corp.
- Mai-Liao Power Corp.