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Taiwan science parks see record total revenues for 1H22, says NSTC

Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES Asia, Taipei 0

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Government-developed Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2,049.023 billion (US$68.87 billion) in the first half of 2022, hitting half-year record and growing 19.63% on year, according to National Science and Technology Council (NSTC).

HSP recorded half-year revenues of NT$825.376 billion, rising 10.94% on year; STSP had NT$652.163 billion, up 34.17%, and CTSP posted NT$571.484 billion, up 18.37%.

The three science parks posted a combined export value of NT$1,803.063 billion for January-August 2022, increasing 4.06% on year, and a combined import value of NT$1,233.609 billion, growing 73.14%, MOST said.

As of the end of August 2022, 1,118 companies had been approved to be stationed in the three parks and 933 of them had set up, were setting up or would set up factories there, NSTC indicated.

There were 318,273 employees in the three parks at the end of August 2022: 170,555 in HSP, 93,263 in STSP and 54,455 in CTSP, NSTC noted.

MOST: Three science parks' revenues by industry, January-June 2022 (NT$b)

Category of industries

HSP

STSP

CTSP

Total

Y/Y

Integrated circuits

591.912

502.394

477.617

1,571.923

28.34%

Opto-electronics

75.234

103.282

67.568

246.084

(16.08%)

Computers & peripherals

89.911

5.415

2.871

98.197

27.15%

Networking & communication

30.456

8.145

0.280

38.881

16.26%

Precision machinery

24.118

25.259

16.323

65.701

14.18%

Biotechnology

8.714

6.170

5.114

19.998

6.08%

Others

5.031

1.498

1.712

8.240

6.49%

Source: NSTC, compiled by Digitimes, September 2022

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