The Asian Corporate Governance Association (“ACGA”) released its preview of “CG Watch 2020” on November 25, a biennial investigation and rating survey on corporate governance performances in the Asian markets. Among 12 regional markets, Taiwan ranks 4th in ACGA‘s survey result this year. Improving in market ranking, Taiwan scored 62.2 points this year, the best since 2003, edging even closer to Hong Kong (63.5 points) and Singapore (63.2 points).
MOEA Deputy Minister Attends Global Economic Governance Seminar and Shares Taiwan’s Strategies for Developing Economy and Trade
The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern in Switzerland held the Global Economic Governance Seminar Series on December 7. Deputy Minister Chern-Chyi Chen of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) was invited to deliver a speech by video conference on the topic of “Post Covid-19: Taiwan and Global Economic Governance.” The speech provided Taiwan’s perspective on how global economic governance tackles new challenges and how Taiwan has responded to the current global governance. This wa
The triple stimulus voucher program was originally launched on July 15 to allow not only Taiwanese citizens but also their foreign or Chinese spouses with resident permits to purchase them, which effectively spurred consumption in Taiwan.
On November 18, more than 100 participants from the APEC region connected online and gathered on-site as the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Forum was hosted in 1919 Creative Center. This event served as the grand finale the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Initiative, a project launched by Chinese Taipei in APEC co-hosted by Malaysia and Indonesia along the year.
On November 16, the final workshop held under the APEC Women-Led Start-Up Accelerator Initiative was hosted in Taipei. More than 60 participants from the APEC region participated in this grand event, contributing to Asia-Pacific Start-Up connection and development through this virtual workshop. Despite of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, this event contributed to the empowerment of women entrepreneurs in the field of access to capital and market.
The 25th Taiwan-Australia Joint Energy and Minerals, Trade and Investment Cooperation Consultations was held Nov. 12 via videoconference, reflecting the like-minded partners’ commitment to bolstering mutually beneficial ties, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) of the Ministry Economic Affairs joins hands with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in holding the Taiwan Expos every year in Southeast Asia. This year’s three-day exhibition was simultaneously held at the Taipei International Convention Center and the Rosewood Hotel Bangkok where technology linked up the exhibition sites throughout 4 to 6 November. A series of industrial forums and product launches at the event introduced Taiwan’s outstan
On the morning of November 3, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Vice Chairperson Jean Chiu, National Development Council Deputy Minister Yu Chien-Hwa, and Political Deputy Minister of Finance Chuang Tsui-Yun proceeded together to central Taiwan to conduct visits at two pilot bilingual branches there for the first time.
The local economy remained stable with an index that gauges economic conditions flashing a “green light” for the second consecutive month in September, the National Development Council (NDC) said Tuesday.