Five years after its implementation, the Tsai government’s flagship policy initiative aimed at boosting engagement with South and Southeast Asian countries has delivered some encouraging economic results. But observers say that to fulfill the policy’s goal of developing more comprehensive relations, a greater focus on people-to-people ties is needed. Taiwan’s Executive Yuan reported this September…

The announcement in late September that Taiwan had submitted its formal application to join the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was welcome news to AmCham Taiwan. While one of the Chamber’s chief advocacy goals is the conclusion of a U.S.-Taiwan bilateral trade agreement (BTA), the adjustments Taiwan must undertake to qualify for a…

A weekly snapshot of Taiwan business news stories brought to you by CommonWealth and AmCham Taiwan’s TOPICS Taiwan Applies to Join Regional Trade Pact On September 22, the Executive Yuan announced that Taiwan had formally applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Taiwan submitted its application documents to New Zealand,…