TAIPEI, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan's export orders grew 7.1 percent year on year in August, slower in comparison to the 8-percent rise registered for July, according to data released by the island's economic authority.
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Export orders for August stood at $43.68 billion, up 4.5 percent from a month earlier.
In August, orders from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong totaled $11.7 billion, a record high for a single month or 7.3 percent year on year.
During the same period, orders from the United States stood at $12.44 billion and those from Europe were worth $7.21 billion.
From January to August, the export orders totaled $323.91 billion, a record high and up 6.9-percent year on year.