Despite rising fuel costs and increased power demand, Taiwan’s electricity prices have remained unchanged for the past four years. With the budgets of state-run gas company CPC and electricity provider Taipower stretched thin, is it time to rethink subsidized power? Taiwan has some of the world’s lowest electricity prices. The question is why? With no…

As global brands increasingly incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria into their business strategies, many are also looking to ensure that their supply chain partners also follow sustainable practices.  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with competitive ratings could use this advantage to gain an entry ticket into global supply chains, says Michelle Sun, general…

Taiwan’s first two virtual banks have quickly accumulated customers, and the market is expanding with a third such bank on the way. But Taiwan’s oversaturated banking market will likely require that the digital lenders adopt new tactics and technologies to become truly competitive. Taiwan’s financial industry is known for its conservatism. Firms and regulators alike…

Observers say that the signing of several economic agreements with countries in the region could result in new flows of technology and talent, both of which would be to Taiwan’s advantage. While China in recent years has showered Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) with investment pledges and memorandums of understanding (MOU), very few of these…