Mainland China-Taiwan trade exceeds US$100 million in 2006

18 January 2007

Beijing, China, 18 Jan – Trade between mainland China and Taiwan reached a record figure of US$107.8 billion in 2006, the spokesperson for Office of Taiwan Affairs, Yang Yi said Wednesday in Beijing.

This is the first time that two-way trade has exceeded US$100 billion, Yang said adding that trade had risen by 18.2 percent year on year.

Exports from the mainland to Taiwan totalled US$20.74 billion, or a 25.3 percent rise year on year, and imports totaled S$87.11 billion, or a 16.6 percent rise. (macauhub)