Taiwan rates historic visit by US Undersecretary of State a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unprecedented visit by United States Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach was very productive and would lead to a deepen...

Taiwan premier defends US pork imports as key to global trade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a special address to the Legislative Yuan Friday (Sept. 18), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) defended the government’s decision to end an import ban on pork containi...

US Under Secretary of State Keith Krach arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach landed in Taiwan on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 17), the second high-ranking U.S. ...

AmCham Taipei, US-Taiwan Business Council form coalition to boost BTA efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) have formed a coalition to promote efforts toward signing a Bilateral Trad...

Time is 'ripe' for Taiwan-US BTA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Thursday (Sept. 10) said the government’s relaxation of import restrictions on American pork and cattle removes trade barr...

Marco Rubio urges US official to open free trade talks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday (Sept. 10) urging him to send Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, an...

Local business association, Amcham call for Taiwan-US bilateral trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce, Taiwan (CNAIC, 工商協進會) on Wednesday (Sept. 9) called on T...

US Undersecretary of State Krach likely to visit Taiwan for trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a possibility that United States Undersecretary of State Keith Krach might travel to Taiwan by the end of September to hold trade talks with the nation's gov...

US-Taiwan Business Council urges Washington to sign BTA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lotta Danielsson, vice president of the non-profit U.S.-Taiwan Business Council, is urging Washington to sign a bilateral trade agreement (BTA) with Taipei after Taiwan an...

US planning new economic dialogue with Taiwan after restrictions on American beef, pork lifted

[Last update: Sep. 4 2020] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Taiwan will enter a new stage of trade talks following the Taiwanese government’s decision to expand American beef and por...

Eased meat import rules to earn international trust: Tsai

The move by Taiwan to ease rules on pork and beef imports from the United States will help Taiwan build international trust, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday. In a post on her Facebook pa...

Trade pact will deepen economic ties between Taiwan, US: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meeting with the delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham Taipei) on Tuesday (Aug. 18), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said a bilateral trade pact ...

Visiting US delegation discusses trade issues with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During its four-day trip to Taiwan, the visiting U.S. delegation has discussed bilateral trade issues with Taiwanese officials, touching upon a potential trade pact as wel...

House bill, senator call for US-Taiwan trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both a House bill and a senator on Wednesday (July 29) called for a bilateral trade agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Wednesday, Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) int...

Escalating US-China trade tensions to have 'limited' impact on Taiwan: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The impact of the new tariffs, imposed by the United States targeting Chinese goods, on Taiwan will be “limited,” said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (...