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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...

Trump signs TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donald Trump on Thursday (March 26) signed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) into law. The legislation, w...

TAIPEI Act passes US Senate, awaits signature from President Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The TAPEI Act, which seeks to strengthen Taiwan’s diplomatic relations and expand the island nation’s international presence, now awaits U.S. President Donald ...

President pitches bilateral trade pact in meeting with U.S. official

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed hope Monday during a meeting with a high-level U.S. Department of Commerce official that Taiwan and the United States can sign a bilateral trade agreement to add...

Taiwan office in US to set up agriculture section

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese representative office in the United States will set up a separate agriculture department to promote farm and fishery products from the island, the Ministry o...

Taiwan third-largest beneficiary of US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mexico, Vietnam, and Taiwan, respectively, are the three main beneficiaries of the trade war raging between the United States and China, the Ministry of Finance said Wedne...

Taiwan requests new trade talks with US under TIFA framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday (Aug. 14) that it has been in communication with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) offic...

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...