In the Global Business Complexity Index, Hong Kong was ranked considerably higher than a number of attractive markets in the region like Taiwan, Singapore, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Mainland China and Indonesia. Download Full Report Here This article was presented to you by TMF Group.
TAIWAN ECONOMY: 2018 Q3 UPDATE SUMMARY Taiwan’s GDP grew by 2.27% year-on-year (yoy) in Q3, driven by internal demand, with significant capital growth. Taiwan’s Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) decreased its economic growth forecast for 2018 to 2.41%, due to slow global growth, geopolitical uncertainty, and unstable financial markets. The US-China trade […]
Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy has reconsidered its preliminary decision to cut the 2018 offshore wind feed-in tariff by almost 13%, deciding instead to drop it only by 5.71%, to TWD 5.5160 per kWh. The Bureau has also restored the two-tier tariff option, and has increased the number of hours per year for which the feed-in […]
US and European equities gained amid upbeat data and as the UK Parliament voted to rule out the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. Download Full Report Here This report was presented to you by HSBC. This document has been issued by HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited (“the Bank”) in the conduct of its regulated business […]
Changing times for pensions in Taiwan Jamie Jenkins, Head of Global Savings Policy February 2019 As Taiwan considers how to encourage greater savings into work-based pensions, it’s helpful to look at some of the challenges and successes in other countries, particularly the UK, which has undergone profound change in recent years. Like most other […]
Two Taiwan government agencies are considering making the use of Republic of China (“ROC”) flag vessels mandatory for certain offshore wind farm construction activities. The Bureau of Energy (“BOE”) in Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs is expected to convene a meeting of developers, contractors and vessel operators later this month to solicit information on the […]
Set against this backdrop, the health of the global economy surprised many in 2017 – and is likely to continue to provide more good news this year. Yet despite positive economic fundamentals underpinning many of our markets, reading through this edition of The Wealth Report, many articles – in particular our interview with eminent historian […]
Based on the topic of “Women in Leadership”, this year, Adecco has invited the Women in Business Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei to participate in the survey. We hope to gain a deeper understanding of whether career women enjoy fair treatment in the workplace, and what soft and hard powers they […]