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Tsai voices hope for investment accord with EU
Taiwanese President received a Dutch parliamentary and think-tank delegation, expressing the hope that it would help push for the signing of a bilateral investment agreement between Taiwan and the EU.
Amid US-China truce, the Philippines and Taiwan are forging a progressive partnership
At the center of the intensifying rivalry are the Philippines and Taiwan, and the rest of other states in Southeast Asia, that will eventually face the tough choice between the US and China.
Taiwan steps up lobbying to join trans-Pacific free trade deal
12 amendments to harmonise Taiwanese regulations with the CPTPP’s requirements have already been submitted to its local legislature to lay the groundwork for formally applying to join the trade bloc.
El Salvador’s sugar producers want to keep Taiwan free trade pact
In August 2018, El Salvador followed the Dominican Republic and Panama in switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China. But in March 2019, president-elect, cast doubt over whether his government would maintain that status.
Canada should engage with Taiwan and others given our China troubles
Given the difficult situation between Canada and China, commentators have suggested ways Canada could push back. Among them is a reassessment of our relations with Taiwan.
Taiwan missed a chance to sign FTA due to Fukushima food ban: Japan academic
Taiwan government missed an opportunity to sign a FTA with Japan because failed to resolve the issue of the ban on food imports from Japanese regions hit by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Taiwan looks to fast-track FTA talks with India, eyes higher tech exports
With an eye on carving out a larger share of the Indian tech products and precision tools market, Taiwan is looking to fast-track discussions on a trade deal with India.
El Salvador top court suspends scrapping of Taiwan trade accord
El Salvador’s highest court temporarily suspended the cancellation of a free trade pact with Taiwan.
USDA to send trade mission in April
The US has long criticized Taiwan’s zero-tolerance policy regarding meat product imports and views Taiwan’s ractopamine ban as a trade barrier.
Taiwan, India sign updated bilateral investment pact
Taiwan and India signed a revised bilateral investment agreement
Taiwan envoy to ask Japan to back island’s bid for TPP membership
Taiwan plans to officially ask Japan to endorse its membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Taiwan still pushing for EU investment deal: MOFA
The foreign ministry said that most EU countries are supportive of an agreement with Taiwan.
Taiwan, India working to renew investment pact
The Indian Union Cabinet has approved the draft of an updated bilateral investment protection agreement with Taiwan that is expected to be signed by the end of the year.
Australia abandoned plans for Taiwanese free trade agreement after warning from China
Australia walked away from plans for a free trade agreement with Taiwan after China warned any deal would hurt relations between Beijing and Canberra.
Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister
Foreign Minister Joseph Wu made a recorded video for a conference organized by a Washington-based research institute on Sept. 12.
TPP countries to start accession talks for new members in 2019
Thailand, Indonesia, Columbia, South Korea and Taiwan are seen as willing to join the revised TPP. Britain has also shown interest.
Taiwan hopes to join CPTPP as soon as possible: top negotiator
Taiwan is hoping to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as soon as possible, Taiwan’s top negotiator said in a recent interview.
Vice premier pushes for start to talks on investment agreement with EU
Vice Premier Shih Jun-ji urged the European Union (EU) to start negotiations with Taiwan on a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) as soon as possible.
European Parliament passes resolution on Taiwan-EU investment talks
The European Parliament passed a resolution calling for the European Commission to start negotiations with Taiwan on a bilateral investment agreement.
Taiwan pushing for foreign investment agreement with Canada: minister
Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin has been pressing his Canadian counterpart on the issue of a bilateral foreign investment agreement.