Taiwan urges EU to sign investment agreement
November 30, 2016, 12:27 am TWN
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan has urged the European Union (EU) to sign a bilateral investment agreement in order to create a better investment climate for businesses, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
At an annual bilateral economic and trade consultation meeting held recently in Brussels, the two sides discussed technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phyto-sanitary (SPS) and pharmaceutical rules, as well as intellectual property rights, the MOEA said.
The two sides also exchanged views on manufacturing, telecommunications, government procurement, cooperation between customs agencies, anti-fraud operations, accords on trade in services and environmental goods, it added.