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2021/06/29 | Voice of America

US ‘Looks Forward’ to Trade Talks With Taiwan Amid China’s Objection

After a five-year pause, the U.S. and Taiwan will resume trade talks on Wednesday.

2021/07/09 | Voice of America

Interview: US, Taiwan Trade Talks and Global Semiconductor Shortage

Matt Murray, the U.S. State Department’s deputy assistant secretary for trade policy and negotiations talks about trade relations with Taiwan and the global semiconductor shortage. Additional meetings are focused on the resilience of global supply chains.

2021/07/07 | East Asia Forum

Taiwan’s China Dependency Is a Double-Edged Sword

As a major hub in global supply chains, Taiwan’s trade relationship with China depends on U.S. policy towards China and supply chain reform.

2020/10/05 | Voice of America

50 US Senators Push for Taiwan Trade Deal

As tensions have risen between Washington and Beijing over Covid-19, trade, human rights issues, and Chinese espionage, many lawmakers are looking to strengthen ties with Taiwan.

2017/09/18 | Alice Dawkins

Stranger Kings: Ancient Traditions of Chinese Power in Northeastern Myanmar

'As the Chinese state extends its reach beyond its traditional power bases in the Sino-Myanmar hills and lowland urban centers to developing a major port off the Rakhine coast, it pays to be aware of the longstanding motif of strategic Chinese infiltration,' Dawkins writes.

2018/03/05 | Mike Callaghan

US Chances of Rejoining the TPP Fade

The remaining 11 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership are renegotiating a deal that leaves the US out in the cold.

2017/08/17 | Matthew Phillips

Thailand’s Junta Courts the White House as 'Democracy' Drops from US Agenda

Secretary of State Tillerson has already indicated that the State Department is considering dropping 'democracy' from its global mission. On Tuesday, he kept his word.

2017/05/23 | Tristan Kenderdine

China’s One-Way Trade Street

Rather than a regional trade agreement, China’s Belt and Road strategy is an extension of Beijing’s economic policy in foreign lands, Tristan Kenderdine writes.

2017/05/29 | Ping Deng

What To Do When China Comes Calling: Sizing Up Foreign Direct Investment

When analyzing future Chinese investment, we need to recognize these inter-dependencies and the possible synergies and conflicts between them.

2016/10/30 | David Green

Germany: Taiwan Must Do More to Communicate Industrial Policy

'The need for improved communications is an important but also sensitive topic.' In a rare move from the diplomatic community in Taipei, Germany's representative in Taiwan speaks out about a muddled policy platform and lack of communication. Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs responds.

2017/05/25 | Dániel Balázs

China Hits Speed Wobbles Driving the Silk Road through Sri Lanka

'Beijing has already burnt itself in Myanmar, Thailand and Laos, where the public is becoming hostile to Chinese projects. Like a chain, the Belt and Road is as strong as its weakest link and public perceptions toward China can become an existential issue for Beijing’s ambitious initiative.'

2016/01/19 | 阿Ken

New Outlook on Cross-strait Agreements After Presidential Election

Voices from various industries call for a new cabinet to link up the Cross-Strait Goods Trade Agreement, while DPP holds a conservative attitude and asks the current government to continue performing their duties.

2017/07/13 | Than Tun & Trevor Wilson

Will Special Economic Zones Work for Myanmar?

Than Tun and Trevor Wilson dive into the challenges and opportunities SEZ's have for Myanmar.

2016/07/12 | Edward White

U.K. Tries to Quell Brexit Fears in Taipei

'If I can reassure you, and get that into your papers and broadcast media, that is what I am seeking to do here.'

2017/07/03 | Linh Tong

Vietnam is Churning Out 300 New Startups a Day

Vietnam has seen almost 40,000 new startups with a total registered investment of US$17 billion in the first four months of 2017 alone.

2016/09/05 | Don Shapiro

'Washington Doorknock' Focuses on TPP

Taiwan is urged to take early action in resolving outstanding trade issues.

2016/11/15 | David Shinn

China’s WTO Compliance: The U.S. Reaction

China's trade record is set to go under the spotlight with President-elect Trump's promised crackdown.