The Taiwanese Government has put significant effort in developing its halal industry, said Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). TAITRA president and chief executive officer Walter M. S. Yeh said Malaysia was one of its most important markets with more than 20 million Muslims.
Digital Taipei wrapped up July 14 at Taipei Expo Park, with around 200 buyers from 20 countries and territories including Germany, India, Japan, the Philippines and the U.S. attending Taiwan’s top digital content trade show.
In line with the New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has joined with Taiwan’s industry to establish a platform for Asia Pacific collaboration. The Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) held the 2019 Taiwan Vietnam Industrial Collaboration Forum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on July 2, 2019.
Taiwan companies secured orders worth NT$640 million (US$20.5 million) at Innovfest Unbound in Singapore, spotlighting the success of government efforts to promote emerging enterprises, the Ministry of Science and Technology said July 9.
Misshapen and unsightly vegetables are being saved from the trash heap in Taiwan by food banks and environmentally conscious restaurateurs. Food banks, restaurants and retailers are teaming up to recycle produce, eliminate waste and help those in need.
Under the initiative of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) led 28 startups that have some of the best minds in AI, IoT, Healthcare, software and advanced manufacture. By showcasing their innovative tech solutions in Innovfest Unbound 2019, those startups not only caught media’s attention but also have potential collaborations with international companies.
Taiwan-Myanmar economic ties are scaling new heights on the back of growing direct investment. In mid-May, around 1,200 corporate representatives, entrepreneurs and government officials gathered in Myanmar’s commercial capital for the Yangon Investment Forum.
Tasty Taiwan, a fair spotlighting the nation’s produce and halal food products, kicked off June 28 in Kuala Lumpur as part of government efforts to expand trade with emerging Muslim markets.
Taiwan Tech Arena led 28 startups that are supported by the programs of MoST, showcasing their innovative tech solutions in Innovfest Unbound, the biggest innovation event in SEA from 6/27 to 6/28, bringing many startups into the spotlight.