U.S.-Taiwan dialogue prioritizes cooperation in semiconductor sector

The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership (EPP) Dialogue has identified the semiconductor industry as the two countries' top priority in economic cooperation, according to Minister wit...

Taiwan, US hold new economic dialogue, leave out BTA and American pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Taiwan inaugurated a new economic dialogue on Friday evening (Nov. 20). The first U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPP) began with the...

Taiwan participates in first Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. conducted their first Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue in Washington D.C. on Friday (Nov. 20), which saw the signing of a memorandum of underst...

Too early to join CPTPP: Taiwan economic minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The time is not yet ripe for Taiwan to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), economic minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Th...

Yageo makes Taiwan new manufacturing hub, forms R&D partnership with NCKU

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest passive components supplier is expanding hometown operations after a 15-year hiatus, holding a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant and launching a...

RCEP could deal blow to three industries in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three sectors in Taiwan should brace themselves after the formulation of the world’s largest trade bloc over the past weekend. The petrochemical, upstream textile...

US tech firm delegation to visit Taiwan in first ‘business travel bubble’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives from a large American electronics firm will visit Taiwan in the country's first “business travel bubble” of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic,...

Taiwan denies Biden win would harm F-16 Asia Pacific repair center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An election victory by Democratic candidate Joe Biden will not lead to changes in the plan for Asia Pacific’s first F-16 maintenance and repair center, Taiwan’...

Taiwan tech firms expected to continue withdrawing from Chinese market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While votes for the U.S. presidential election were being counted, Taiwanese Vice Premier Shen Rong-jin (沈榮津) said Wednesday (Nov. 4) that Taiwan's technology firms wi...

Taiwan business groups call on government to set up travel bubbles to revive economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is mulling looser travel restrictions for businesspeople from countries that successfully managed the coronavirus. Government of...

APRC holders will get additional vouchers in Taiwan stimulus program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) confirmed Friday (Oct. 30) the government is planning to distribute additional stimulus vouchers to foreign nationals who h...

Taiwan's representative to US calls for expedited trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Tuesday (Oct. 27) urged the U.S. to initiate bilateral trade talks, saying Taiwan is ready to ...

Taiwan set to see $103 billion in semiconductor exports in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to yield NT$3 trillion (US$102.9 billion) in output value of semiconductor products for the year 2020, with the objective of NT$5 trillion by 2030 highl...

Taiwan, Paraguay sign agreement to promote technical cooperation

Taiwan and Paraguay on Thursday (Sept. 24) signed a letter of intent (LOI) aimed at promoting technical cooperation between the two countries, during a meeting held remotely via video conferencing. ...

Visiting US officials discuss bilateral trade relationship with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visiting U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach reportedly met with Taiwanese officials to talk about economic cooperat...