Growing Reliance On Chinese Demand And Production Facilities May Prove Risky For Taiwan's Top Companies, Say S&P Reports Jul 10

  • ID: 1818887
  • July 2010
  • Region: China, Taiwan
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Asia Cement Corp.
  • Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd.
  • Formosa Plastics Corp.
  • Ho-Ping Power Co.
  • KWorld Computer Co. Ltd.
  • Nanya Technology Corp.
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TAIPEI (Standard & Poor's) July 13, 2010--Taiwan's top 100 companies strengthened their performance year-on-year in the first quarter of 2010. But many obstacles could hinder further recovery of their credit profiles in 2010. That's the finding of two commentaries published recently by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. According to the commentary titled "Top Taiwanese Companies Make Headway In Restoring Credit Profiles, But Difficulties Remain," the pace of global demand recovery and the growing risk of interest rate hikes top the list of uncertainties facing Taiwan's leading companies in 2010. "Rising labor costs in China and the unpredictable nature of the Chinese government's policies to cool down the economy could also put the financial metrics of firms with a strong exposure...

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- Taiwan Power Co.
- Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd.
- Taiwan Mobile Co. Ltd.
- Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. Ltd.
- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd.
- United Microelectronics Corp.
- Ritek Corp.
- Siliconware Precision Industries Co. Ltd.
- Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.
- Compal Electronics Inc.
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
- CMC Magnetics Corp.
- China Airlines Ltd.
- Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp.
- Formosa Plastics Corp.
- Fortune Motors Co. Ltd.
- Nan Ya Plastics Corp.
- Unimicron Technology Corp.
- Qisda Corp.
- Macronix International Co. Ltd.
- Mai-Liao Power Corp.
- Wan Hai Lines Ltd.
- HannStar Display Corp.
- Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp.
- Chi Mei Corp.
- Cathay Real Estate Development Co. Ltd.
- Pan Ram International Corp.
- Nanya Technology Corp.
- KWorld Computer Co. Ltd.
- Asia Cement Corp.
- Ho-Ping Power Co.
- Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd.
- Inotera Memories Inc.
- Sintronic Technology Inc.
- Huga Optotech Inc.

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