Thursday, November 19, 2015
Taiwan's first ever show dedicated to commercial fishing, equipment and tech, Taiwan Fishery (the 2015 Taiwan Int'l Fisheries & Seafood Show), launches today to better serve every facet of the industry, according to the organizers.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) said that he has conveyed Taiwan's strong intent to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to its 12 members and that he is "very certain" that none of the members oppose Taiwan's participation.
Taiwan's stock market gave back a good chunk of its gains from a day earlier on Wednesday, falling about 1 percent on continued concerns over a potential interest rate hike in the United States in December.
Fitch Ratings Ltd., a major international rating agency, Wednesday revised downward its estimates for Taiwan's economic growth this year and next year in light of a slowdown in China's economy.
A Brazilian delegation of 22 buyers who have never done business with Taiwan are attending a workshop in Taipei on Wednesday to learn more about potential procurement opportunities in the country.
As more Taiwanese convenience stores have turned to accepting bitcoin transactions, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) said Wednesday that it will not step into the management of the virtual currency.
Taiwan and mainland China are scheduled to hold a meeting in Taipei Nov. 30 to review the progress of agreements signed between the two sides, an official said Wednesday.
Australia's trade minister said Wednesday it was a "matter of urgency" to revive talks on a trade agreement with Indonesia, during a trip to Jakarta with hundreds of business leaders as ties thaw between the neighbors.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Average daily trading volume on the Taiwan Stock Exchange should rebound from NT$80 billion to NT$120 billion by year's end on the Legislature's repeal of a capital gains tax on trading, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會).
Online shopping has become part of Taiwanese people's daily life, since the majority of consumers have bought something online in the past 12 months, credit card company Visa said Tuesday.