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Moody’s raises Taiwan’s outlook to positive, reaffirms credit rating

Taiwan’s investment grade rating remained at Aa3 while its credit outlook was upgraded from stable to positive by Moody's Investors Service Feb. 24.

Taiwan’s January export orders set monthly high, topping US$52 billion

Taiwan’s export orders in January grew for the 11th consecutive month to US$52.72 billion, a year-on-year increase of 49.3 percent, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) reported Wednesday.

Hon Hai teams up with U.S. firm Fisker to develop electric vehicles

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world’s largest contract electronics maker, announced Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Fisker Inc., a U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker, to build a new EV model under the Fisker brand, with the goal of starting mass production by the fourth quarter of 2023.

NDC unveils 4-year plan to nurture Taiwan’s digital talent pool

The Cabinet-level National Development Council (NDC) unveiled a four-year plan Monday focusing on several goals, including the nurturing of Taiwan’s digital talent pool.

COMPUTEX Virtual now open for exhibitor registration

Asia’s largest ICT show, COMPUTEX Taipei, is rolling out its first in Online-Merge-Offline (OMO) hybrid exhibition this year.

'Taiwan Anti-Epidemic Products Online Biz Meeting' helps businesses break through Covid-19 barrier Photos - New Southbound Policy

'Taiwan Anti-Epidemic Products Online Biz Meeting' helps businesses break through Covid-19 barrier

In response to the increased demands for anti-COVID-19 products from this second wave of infections, the Bureau of Foreign Trade commissioned the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in holding the Taiwan Anti-Epidemic Products Online Biz Meeting on 2 February 2021.

Taiwan’s 2020 output of IC equipment estimated at NT$65 billion

The 2020 production value of Taiwan’s semiconductor equipment industry is estimated at a record NT$65 billion (US$2.29 billion) or even higher, as solid global demand for high-end integrated circuits prompted IC suppliers to expand capacity, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

TAIPEI CYCLE to postpone physical show, with online show still on track to start March 3

TAIPEI CYCLE regrets to announce that their physical shows have been postponed due to concerns about spreading COVID-19 infections.
TAIPEI CYCLE Show was set to be the first ‘hybrid’ show in the bike & sports industry this year, with a virtual show taking place and interacting with an online show at TaiNEX Hall 1 in Taiwan’s capital. However, TAIPEI CYCLE Online will still take place as scheduled between March 3 – 31 2021.

2022 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS) registration now open Photos - New Southbound Policy

2022 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS) registration now open

With the pandemic sending the global economy into a slowdown, Taiwan’s yacht industry suffered an 11% loss in exports. However, holding true the “Kingdom of the Yacht” name, primary export nations such as the US, Australia, and France still saw a huge jump, with exports to France increasing by over 120%.

NDC issues 2,000th Employment Gold Card for skilled foreigners Photos - New Southbound Policy

NDC issues 2,000th Employment Gold Card for skilled foreigners

The National Development Council handed out three more Employment Gold Cards to foreign professionals in Taiwan on Friday. This brings the total number of the cards the council has awarded up to the 2,000 mark. The first card was issued three years ago.

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