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Taiwan July export orders fall 3%, beats f'cast

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Taiwan's export orders for July, released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday.

TAIPEI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Taiwan's export orders for July, released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday.

The data is an indication of the strength of Asian exports and of global demand for technology.

JULY

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JUNE

Export orders (y/y pct)

-3.0

-5.9

-4.5

Export orders from China

-6.3

-14.6

Export orders from U.S.

-1.6

+6.8

Export orders from Europe

-1.8

-5.3

Export orders from Japan

+0.7

-7.9

* revised figure

The ministry's website is http://www.moea.gov.tw/

(Reporting By Jeanny Kao and Yimou Lee; Editing by Kim Coghill)

((yimou.lee@thomsonreuters.com; +886-909-894-919; Reuters Messaging: Twitter: https://twitter.com/YimouLee))

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