The sector has been assisted by government seed money and the emergence of e-commerce promotional platforms. When the government included cultural and creative enterprises among the “emerging industries” announced in 2009 as worthy of promotion, it was the first time many in Taiwan had even thought of the sector as an industry. But with government…

Taiwan, long among the top exporting countries, is developing its capability for higher-value products for the auto and aerospace sectors. Nuts, bolts, screws….They may just be small pieces of metal, but collectively they add up to big business for Taiwan manufacturers. Last year companies on the island exported more than US$4 billion worth of fasteners,…

The Taiwan government is recognizing and assisting smaller but high-performance companies to help them reach their potential. As part of its effort to revitalize the economy, the Taiwan government has been seeking to identify – and then encourage and assist – small or midsized companies that have unique, internationally competitive products or services. The aim…