Taiwan economy

Taiwanese Election Weathers Chinese Influence Efforts

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lost its legislative majority in the country’s general election on Saturday, but its presidential candidate Lai Ching-te was elected with 40 percent of the vote. Chinese...

China, Taiwan Reach Basic Agreement on Tariff Reductions

From Bloomberg: China and Taiwan said they reached a basic agreement on tariff reductions in a third round of talks to boost economic and trade relations. “We are still working on details, but the basic agreement has been...

Ma Says Taiwan-China Economic Embrace ‘the Beginning’

From Bloomberg: Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou says he’s only getting started in opening new economic links with China, after doing more than any of his predecessors to improve relations since the two sides split in 1949....

Taiwan Benefits From China’s Economic Stimulus

From AFP: Taiwan has benefited from its giant neighbour’s measures to stimulate its economy by offering subsidies to consumers, the island’s government said in a report. Taiwan exported 4.65 billion US dollars worth...

Taiwan Opens 100 Industries to Chinese Investment

From Bloomberg: Taiwan will allow investment from mainland China in 100 industries and projects, helping the island’s economy to benefit from the warmest cross-strait relations in 60 years. Taiwan will open up 64 sectors in...



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