In the aftermath of the 2024 elections, AmCham Taiwan extends heartfelt congratulations to President-elect Lai Ching-te, Vice President-elect Hsiao Bi-Khim, and the Taiwanese people for their robust participation in this democratic milestone. The voter turnout of nearly 72% underlines a resilient commitment to democratic values in a world where such principles face challenges.  The elections,…

The urgency of addressing climate change has spurred governments worldwide to devise innovative policies that align environmental goals with economic imperatives. One such endeavor, the U.S. Clean Competition Act (CCA), exemplifies this convergence of environmental sustainability and trade strategy. However, the intricacies of the CCA raise concerns regarding its compatibility with World Trade Organization (WTO)…

AmCham Taiwan’s 27th annual Taiwan White Paper, presented on June 7 this year, garnered unprecedented media coverage. More than 50 articles and over a dozen TV news stories reported on its main themes.   Like the Chamber’s 2023 White Paper, Taiwan has recently been placed under the spotlight. As noted in the White Paper, Taiwan’s exemplary…

In a time of transformative change, AmCham Taiwan embraces a new chapter under the leadership of Patrick P. Lin as the Chamber’s President. With his proven track record in fostering economic growth and spurring innovation, Lin’s appointment heralds a promising future for the organization and its members.  Lin’s illustrious career spans technology startups, multinational corporations,…

When Jacky, a passionate entrepreneur in his thirties, talks about his innovative upcycled charcoal and his sustainable carpentry training camp, his eyes light up with enthusiasm. The same level of intensity and excitement is evident when you encounter Michael, the 70-something chairman of Taiwan’s leading inkjet producer and owner of many patented inventions. You can…