Human lives relate closely to bees, and over a third of our crops rely on bee pollination to survive. But in recent years, many parts of the world have seen a large number of bees disappear from the ecosystem.
Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Bao-ji says that negotiations on agriculture give Taiwan a lot of opportunities. Thai edamame beans exported to China are not charged tariff, but Taiwanese ones are charged a 6% tariff while orchids are also charged a 12% tariff. However, after Taiwan joins the TPP, highly competitive local products will have more influence if no tariff is charged.