Tsai pledges more support for expansion of Taiwanese businesses in Asia

President Tsai Ing-wen pledges more support for Taiwanese investors' expansion in Asia at ATCC meeting

(By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a meeting of chambers of commerce leaders, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen pledged to take more steps to help Taiwanese businesses expand further throughout Asia. 

During a joint meeting with directors and supervisors from Asia Taiwanese Chambers of Commerce (ATCC), Tsai said she will take steps to ensure a good domestic business climate so they do not have to worry about local market and they can continue to further expand into overseas markets.

"With the government support, there is no doubt Taiwanese investors will expand their influence in the international market," said Tsai. "With ATCC Taiwan will be able to build closer relationships with other countries and influence in the global economy," she added.

Almost 800 association members from 10 different countries, including Hong Kong, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan and Thailand attended to meeting held on Monday.

According to ATCC, the association was established in 1993 as a federation of Taiwanese companies that operate in the Asia-Pacific region with business information exchange and investing experience.

President Tsai also said that the government has created a plan to develop industrial parks in Taiwan that can offer new business opportunities in areas such as intelligent machinery, green energy, aerospace and new agriculture. The government is planning on allocating about 300 hectares for the future industrial zones.