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Export target unlikely to be achieved

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Exports of electrical and electronic goods are apt to drop year-on-year in the fourth quarter, prompting the Electrical and Electronics Institute (EEI) to suggest the 2013 export growth target of 2.5% is unlikely to be met amid the sluggish world economy. 

Figures from the Customs Department showed that electrical appliances and electronics (EE) exports from January-April totalled US$17.5 billion, up by 4% year-on-year.

Of the total, about $7.5 billion was appliance exports, mostly to Asean and Japan, while $10 billion was electronics goods sold mainly to the US, Asean and Europe.

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