Taiwan is the most important place in the world, pound for pound. That's what prominent author and economist Ruchir Sharmar wrote in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Monday. Sharmar is the Chief Global Strategist at Morgan Stanley and author of The Ten Rules of Successful Nations.
Taiwan and the U.S. announced cooperation on the Women’s Livelihood Bond Series Dec. 14, underscoring the like-minded partners’ commitment to gender equality through promoting economic empowerment as a path to prosperity for women in the Indo-Pacific.
In support of the Bilingual Nation 2030 policy, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) encourages banks to set up bilingual branches, enhance the English proficiency of staff members, and create a friendly bilingual financial services environment. Last December, the FSC arranged visits to DBS Bank Taiwan’s Tianmu Branch and Mega International Commercial Bank’s Lanya Branch.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the operator of the nation’s largest B2B portal Taiwantrade.com, has launched the 2020 Medical Online Show.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs held the 2020 Asia LEDS (Low Emission Development Strategy) Partnership (ALP) Symposium on Dec. 7, with the aim of promoting further exchanges and cooperation on low-carbon industry between Taiwan and other ALP members.
TaiwanICDF Participates in Global Wave of Public Benefit Creation to Transform Women’s Lives in Southeast and South Asia
The Women’s Livelihood Loan Project in Southeast and South Asia, jointly promoted by the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) and Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), aims to help women in these regions build economic resilience. The two parties signed the loan agreement on November 25, 2020.
The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) held the "2020 Smart Business Innovation Forum and Exhibition" at NTUH International Convention Center on Nov. 26. There were keynote speeches, best practice sharing and various booths demonstrating innovative applications of smart technology in retail and logistics, which attracted over 418 participants from industries, academia and research institutes.
The Bureau of Energy (BOE) held the “Renewable Energy Week 2020” exhibition at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from October 14 to 16. President Tsai Ing-Wen said in her opening speech that the government is actively developing renewable energy to reach the 20% target by 2025. She also emphasized that the renewable energy trading system and Taiwan Renewable Energy Certificate (T-REC) have been in placed to accelerate solar photovoltaic deployment to meet the 20 GW target by 2025.
Strengthening the Asia Pacific Industrial Collaboration Platform-MOEA and CFNI Join Hands to Assist Taiwanese Companies in Expanding Business in New Southbound Policy Target Countries
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and the Chinese National Federation of Industries (CNFI) on November 28 co-hosted the Third Annual Forum of Asia Pacific Industrial Collaboration Platform, inviting four Taiwanese companies that have already started business operations in New Southbound Policy (NSP) target countries to share their experiences and insights with nearly 400 participants.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) launched the Taiwan Product Centre (TPC) in India with the aim to strengthen its business ties and expand its market presence in India. These Product Centres display a wide array of products from reputed Taiwan companies and thus is a strategic avenue for consumers to experience the latest innovative offerings across various industrial segments, all under one roof.