CWind Taiwan Teams Up with E&Y Electronics

CWind Taiwan has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with E&Y Electronics, a Taiwanese power cable service provider specialised in cable testing and termination, to develop its cable maintenance services in the Taiwanese offshore wind market. The services under the cooperation agreement include low and high voltage inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) solutions, as well as […]

Focus Taiwan | Taiwan’s export orders hit new high in 2020

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Taiwan export orders reached a record high in 2020, driven by solid global demand for electronics components and information and communications devices, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Wednesday. A booming stay-at-home economy, amid COVID-19, boosted shipments of tech gadgets, while a recovery of old economy industries in the second […]

Taiwan News | Taiwan president seeks to negotiate trade deal with UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) expressed her administration’s interest in negotiating a trade pact with the U.K. “I very much look forward to Taiwan and the U.K. being able to commence dialogue on a free trade or bilateral investment agreement,” Tsai remarked. She met with the newly appointed […]

Taipei Times | Taiwan No. 1 in Asia, world No. 6 for gender equality

Taiwan ranks first in Asia and sixth in the world for gender equality, according to a self-assessment published on Tuesday by the Executive Yuan’s Gender Equality Committee. The committee said that its rankings were based on the Gender Inequality Index introduced in 2010 by the UN Development Programme. The composite index measures inequality between female […]

UK and Foreign Nationals – Important Taiwan Travel Update

Companies and individuals should be aware of recent changes to travel advice. From 1 January 2021, foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Taiwan. The local authorities have confirmed that resident visa holders, diplomats, business passengers with special entry permits and spouses and children of Taiwanese nationals will be exempt from this restriction. Please refer […]

Taipei Times – Annual GDP growth set to top 1.8 percent: NDC

BULLISH: The NDC minister attributed the optimistic projection to 3.33% GDP growth in the third quarter and the ‘better-than-estimated’ performance of exports. The National Development Council (NDC) has forecast that annual GDP growth would be more than 1.8 percent this year, thanks to better-than-expected export orders in the fourth quarter. The forecast is higher than the […]