Taiwan government mulls additional incentives for Taiwanese manufacturers to leave China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government is mulling over a host of incentives to entice Taiwanese companies to move factories back to Taiwan from China, as the U.S.-China trade war heats up,...

China's stock market hits 31 month low, facing US trade war that 'could last a decade'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is clearly under economic duress as its economy slows and the next round of 25 percent tariffs targeting US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods are made ready for lau...

Trade War: Taiwan firms Pegatron, Quanta, Wistron, others may shift production out of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the U.S.-China Trade war continues to escalate, the Ministry of Economic Affairs has seen a marked increase in companies considering withdrawing manufacturing bases fro...

Taiwanese firms losing interest in China: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to statistics by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部), a host of Taiwanese firms are considering moving some of their manufacturing bases out of...

Taiwan Expo 2018 kicks off in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Expo 2018 in Thailand is being held for three days in the capital city, Bangkok, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, t...

Taiwanese manufacturers in China are heading home amid US-China trade war: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The heightened US-China trade tensions have sparked concerns among Taiwanese manufacturers in China, and plans to expand manufacturing facilities in the home country. ...

Fear grips Chinese populace as US-China trade war escalates: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An economics professor at the Renmin University of China has cautioned the Chinese authorities that the average Chinese people are beginning to become frightened by the pr...

After months of hostility, trade talks between US and China to resume 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 16 Washington and Beijing both announced that mid-level trade talks would take place in D.C. over the coming week. According to the report, Chinese Vice Ministe...

Xi Jinping angry with chief CCP strategist as US-China trade war takes toll: Reuters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reports of discord in the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party continue to emerge, with CCP insiders suggesting that a rift may have emerged between Chairman Xi and h...

As Trade War escalates Huawei plans withdrawal from US market: S. Korean media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to reports from South Korean media, Chinese telecom giant Huawei may be preparing for a complete withdrawal from the U.S. market. As the U.S. – China tr...

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it is poised to impose retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals, if Washington goes ahead with ...

Taiwan to aid businesses transferring production bases as US-China trade conflict escalates: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalating, Taiwan will adopt a two-pronged approach to assist affected industries, including efforts to ensure a smooth tra...

China may report mid-year current account deficit for 1st time in 17 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, its current account has consistently maintained a surplus, however due to the recent trade conflict wit...

Deng Xiaoping touted by Chinese media as model for US trade war strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  On Aug. 1, an overseas edition of China’s People’s Daily newspaper published an article reviewing the legacy of former CCP chairman Deng Xiaoping (鄧...

Trouble may be brewing for China's leaders at the CCP Beidaihe Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping returned from his diplomatic trip to Africa this week, and immediately called a meeting of the Chinese Politburo on July 31, where he reportedly ...