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Taiwan GDP growth accelerates to 8.16% in Q1 on home-working boom

Island's economy expands at fastest pace in more than a decade

People cross a street in Taipei on Feb. 23. The island's economy grew at its fastest pace in a decade in the first quarter of 2021.   © EPA/Jiji

TAIPEI (Reuters) -- Taiwan's economy grew at its fastest pace in more than a decade in the first three months of 2021 as the "work from home" boom sparked strong global demand for the island's hi-tech exports.

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