Taiwan ready for free trade agreement with US: country's chief negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The minister without portfolio and Taiwan’s chief trade negotiator, John Deng (鄧振中), expressed on Monday (June 10) his optimism about the country conducting talks ab...

Taiwan imports most pork from Canada, U.S. is No.4 supplier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan imported most of its pork in 2018 from Canada, while insisting it will maintain a ban on the presence of the lean-meat agent ractopamine in pork despite pressure from the...

Taiwan is an important partner to the US: APEC ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. APEC ambassador Matthew J. Matthews said Tuesday that Taiwan is an important partner to the U.S. and makes many significant contributions to APEC. Washington think...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

Pork ban an obstacle to potential Taiwan-US trade deal: academics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taiwan’s envoy to APEC Morris Chang (張忠謀) raised the idea of a free trade agreement with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Nov. 17, two academics told CNA a po...

Taiwan's APEC rep holds talks with U.S. Vice President Pence

Morris Chang (張忠謀), Taiwan's representative to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders summit, met with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday. At a time when the news media ha...

Taiwan’s TAITRA calls for US-Taiwan free trade deal at US Business Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice Chairman Chuang Suo-hang (莊碩漢) of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會) called on Taiwan and the U.S. to sign a free trade deal during the open...

US state of Wyoming sets up Taipei trade office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. state of Wyoming’s Taipei trade office was officially opened on Oct. 3 by Governor Matt Mead, in a bid to foster greater economic, technological, and touris...

Taiwan still striving for U.S. steel tariff exemption says top trade negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is still striving for exemption from U.S. tariffs on imported steel and alumiuium said John Deng (鄧振中), Taiwan's top trade negotiator on Friday, reported CNA. ...

120 Taiwanese trade and industry reps to participate in US investment summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Led by Minister without Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中), 120 Taiwanese trade and industry representatives will participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held between June 2...

Pork moves back to the frontline of Taiwan-U.S. trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will discuss all issues with a visiting United States trade delegation, the Presidential Office said Wednesday, as hog farmers voiced their renewed opposition again...

Taiwan Headline News

TAIPEI — The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Hard battle ahead! Taiwan-U.S. trade talks begin today. @China Times: Premier Lin Chuan (林全) ...

Senior U.S. APEC official visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just a week after President Tsai Ing-wen made a controversial phone call to United States President-elect Donald Trump, Washington is sending Deputy Assistant Secretary of...

Taiwan should push changes in U.S. Taiwan policy: ex-AIT head

Taiwan and its friends in the United States should help the new U.S. administration improve its knowledge of Taiwan's geo-strategic importance to any U.S. policy toward Asia and exercise greater c...

President seeks U.S. support during Miami transit stop

President Tsai Ing-wen sought U.S. Congress support for Taiwan's indigenous submarine program and talked about trade-related issues when meeting with U.S. Congress members during a transit stop in Mia...