Looking in-depth at the latest developments in production, sales, product design innovation, and technology advancements, as well as overall supply capabilities of Taiwan’s major export industries, these reports focus on machinery, auto parts, hardware, furniture, lighting and hardware etc. to keep global buyers and readers informed and better prepared to do business with Taiwan suppliers.
To revive sluggish exports of Taiwan’s tech products, including ICT devices, display panels, optoelectronics and photovoltaic products, LEDs, machinery etc., the Taiwanese government has decided to help enhance cooperation in such industries between Taiwan and China.
To that end, the Ministry of... Full Story
Jeton R/D & Mfg. Inc., a Taiwan-based supplier of parts and accessories for machinery and dolls, uses solid experience and well-honed technological know-how to add value and carve out a profitable, sustainable niche for itself in the usually thin-margin business of parts making.
Founded in 1983 ... Full Story
Driven by a consistent dedication to improving production technology, Taiwan’s OEM (original equipment manufacturing) and ODM (original design manufacturing) sector has built up a solid global reputation, particularly for unparalleled manufacturing flexibility and precision.
For the past decade,... Full Story
Facing increasing global rivalry from underselling competitors, Taiwanese metalworking and metal product manufacturers are upgrading their technology and improving their operations to boost added value.
“Added value” refers to output value minus the cost of intermediate inputs, and in the case ... Full Story
The ratio of Taiwan’s enterprises in industrial and service sectors with a workforce oversupply grew from 1.6% in 2012 to 2.9% last year, the highest ever following the global financial tsunami in 2009, according to Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).
The oversuppl... Full Story
To strengthen Taiwanese commercial ports’ logistics capability, the Taiwan International Port Corp. (TIPC), a government-funded port operator, has decided to invite private investment across East Asia to set up a logistics subsidiary, according to the firm.
The subsidiary is scheduled to start u... Full Story
A business alliance coordinated by telecom service provider Chunghwa Telecom was formed recently with the aim of creating an “intelligent” supply chain for the Taoyuan Aerotroplis project which is being pushed by Taiwan's government.
The alliance has over 70 members including information-technol... Full Story
Taiwan's future in financial market development seems shaky according to its capital Taipei's global ranking in the 2013 Global Financial Centers Index, which fell to 50th from 41st in the previous year, lagging major cities in Asia as Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai and Shenzhen.
T... Full Story
Department of Industrial Technology (DOIT) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) recently approved subsidizing Dell Inc.’s plan to open an energy-efficient cloud data center in Taiwan in exchange for the company’s pledge to work with the island’s manufacturers on the project.
Dell will inve... Full Story
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) Chairman Morris Chang pinpointed three factors upsetting the supply-demand imbalance in Taiwan’s higher educated personnel at an advisory conference recently held by the National Science Council (NSC).
He stressed that the grievous imbalance is due t... Full Story
Tigerair Taiwan, a low cost carrier (LCC) jointly established by Taiwan’s China Airline Ltd. and Singapore-based Tiger Airways, is scheduled to take off in the fourth quarter of 2014, regarded as the Taiwanese airline’s entry to the potentially lucrative segment.
At a press conference held in mi... Full Story
New factory integrates production and raises management efficiency
Further consolidating its lead in the bicycle-hub and wheel-system production globally, Formula Engineering Inc. of Taiwan, recently inaugurated its new factory in the Feng-Chou High-Tech Industrial Park (FCIP), Taichung, centra... Full Story
China and HK buy some 40% of Taiwan’s total exports in first eight months
With U.S. and Europe still mired in the debt crisis, Taiwanese exporters have managed to offset such impact by building business in emerging markets, having shipped goods to the 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nat... Full Story
Equipped with cutting-edge technology and price competitiveness, Taiwan’s medical industry is expanding its reach into the international arena, including medical tourism.
Technology-wise, Taiwan’s international medical care services are divided into three major categories.
The first cat... Full Story