Taiwan Considers Making Local Vessels Mandatory For Some Offshore Wind Farm Construction

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 […]

Changing times for pensions in Taiwan – Aberdeen Standard Investments

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 […]

Market Updates from HSBC [March]

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 […]

Developments on Taiwan’s Wind-energy FIT

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 […]

Q3 2018 ECONOMIC REPORT

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 […]

Doing Business in the UK

The purpose of this guide is to provide foreign businesses and investors with guidance on carrying on a business in the United Kingdom. The guide provides an overview of the legal structures, the process of setting up a business and the legal basics of operation.   Download Full Document Here   Document released by Sherrards […]