TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eight-member delegation from Taiwan visited St Lucia from August 8 to August 10 in order to create more business opportunities between the two countries.
The delegation was led by Ambassador George Li from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and consisted of officers from different sectors such as, construction, manufacturing, textiles and food processing, as well as another officer from Taiwan’s International Economic Cooperation, reported St Lucia News Online.
A meeting was held at the St Lucia Bay Garden Hotel on August 9. The attendees included local business executives and representatives.
St. Lucia’s Minister for Commerce, Industry, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, Bradley Felix, in his opening remarks thanked Taiwan for its consistent assistance and help offered to St. Lucia.
Taiwan's ambassador to St Lucia Douglas Shen also acknowledged Taiwan's commitment towards its allies and reaffirmed Taiwan's intention to grow businesses and improve strategy and ties to work closely with its friends.
According to reports from St. Lucia News Online, the six Taiwanese companies present at the meeting were the Overseas Investment & Development Corp (construction and investment), Myfactory Industries (home appliances), Aplus Integrated Circutis Inc (consumer electronics and voice IC design), Hong Ta Industry (textiles), AFTA Technology (motor tricycle and trading) and Long Life Tien Trading (food processing).