As Taiwanese companies look to expand their operations and investments in the U.S., Taiwan’s Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN) has been seeking to support their efforts through close cooperation with the U.S. government to facilitate bilateral economic relations. The Office points to two significant events this year: resumption of high-level trade negotiations with the U.S….

In an industry as focused on people as healthcare, companies must not only dedicate themselves to the consistent discovery of new and innovative medicines and treatments, they need also demonstrate a solid commitment to improving the quality of patients’ lives. For Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical multinational with a 145-year history, such a commitment…

MOF Reports NT$2 trillion in Tax Revenue for First Eight Months The Ministry of Finance (MOF) on September 9 reported that net tax revenue for August totaled NT$132.4 billion (US$4.8 billion), 3.8% greater than the same month last year. Net tax revenue for the first eight months of 2021 was NT$1.9 trillion (US$68.7 billion), an…

With the help of some key leaders from over the decades, the Chamber recollects developments that led to the organization’s current influential role regarding the Taiwan economy and U.S.-Taiwan trade relations. Over the decades, AmCham Taiwan’s role in communicating its members’ ideas for improving the business environment to the Taiwan and U.S. governments has been…

It is regarded as AmCham Taiwan’s finest hour. When President Jimmy Carter announced in December 1978 that the U.S. government would be terminating its diplomatic relations and defense treaty with Taiwan to “normalize” relations with China, the future make-up of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship was left undetermined. With the U.S. embassy in Taipei about to close…

By Jeffrey R. Williams   |   AmCham Chair 1997-98 One of the biggest challenges of my first year as Chairman of AmCham was handling the fallout from our first bilingual English-Chinese White Paper. The annual AmCham White Paper had traditionally been an English-only document, but that year the Chamber sought to broaden its reach by making…

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A new chapter in Taiwan-U.S. city-to-city relations has begun. On August 3, Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan and Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, jointly held an online sister-city agreement signing ceremony. Newark is the 15th city to sign such an agreement with Taoyuan since Cheng began his tenure as mayor, and is…