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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.


TAITRA's chairman Francis Liang (center), Yangon Divisional Minister for Electrical Power and Industry Nyan Tun Oo (second from right), UMFCCI president Win Aung (second from left) and TAITRA chief executive officer Peter Huang (first from left). attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the three concurrent trade fairs. (photo courtesy of TAITRA)

TAITRA's 3-in-1 Trade Fair in Myanmar Explores Opportunities in AEC Bloc for Taiwanese Suppliers

Event draws 130 exhibitors and 4,338 buyers

Jul 27, 2015

By organizing three concurrent exhibitions for different industries in Myanmar, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the semi-official export promoter, continues to try exploring new markets for Taiwanese suppliers, whose sales and market shares are being challenged by mainland Chinese rivals, to build new business opportunities across the AEC (the ASEAN Economic Community) blo...


Jurors discuss selecting winners of Computex d&i Awards 2015.

72 Entries Shortlisted to Receive Computex d&i Awards Taipei 2015

May 11, 2015

With the core driver of progress and success in sales and marketing of the ICT (information-communication technology) sector still generally recognized as innovation, the 2015 Computex d&i Awards Taipei remains an anticipated event alongside the annual, high-profile Computex Taipei trade show. This year, the 6 jurors chose 72 entries out of 271 from ICT manufacturers across the world to be hon...


COMPUTEX TAIPEI is renowned as world's second-largest ICT trade fair by size.

Discover the Latest ICT Innovations at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015

World's second-largest ICT trade fair that allows easy access to Taiwan's globally competitive suppliers

May 07, 2015

When ICT is mentioned, “Taiwan” is the first word comes to mind. The reason is simple: Taiwan is the manufacturing powerhouse for high-tech products and its most outstanding ICT edge offers a complete supply chain. According to Taiwan’s Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC), these Taiwanese manufacturers hold the greatest market share of the world’s production notebooks (89%), desk top...


Computex Taipei 2014 was opened by celebrities including Taiwan's Vice President Wu Den-yih (fourth from left).

Computex Taipei 2014 Wraps Up Lucrative Business Potential

Record numbers of exhibitors debut the latest in technology

Jun 12, 2014

By KEN LIU The five-day Computex Taipei 2014 trade show closed on June 7 in the midst of high expectations that it will bring lucrative business opportunities to Taiwan’s information and communications technology (ICT) industry this year. According to Chairman C.K. Wang of the government-backed Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the 2014 edition of the annual show is li...


The jurors,left to right,Jan Fellstorm, Terry Ko, Olivier Molody, Manfred Wang, Sylvia Feichtinger, Simon Loasby.

Five d&i Gold Award Winners Chosen at Computex Taipei 2014

Jun 12, 2014

This year, the six jurors of the COMPUTEX d&i Awards chose GP Acoustics (UK) Ltd., Royal Philips (Netherlands), HTC Corp. (Taiwan), Taer Innovation Co., Ltd. (Taiwan), and Thermaltake Technology Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) as the Gold Award winners of the information-communication technology (ICT) design competition. The five winners were announced on June 2 at the pre-show international press confere...


Wearable electronics, like watches, are expected to drive demand for mobile apps in the coming few years.

App Downloads to Exceed 268 Billion by 2017: Gartner

Mar 03, 2014

Global downloads of applications from online stores are forecast to exceed 268 billion by 2017, when overall revenue generated this way will reach US$77 billion, driven by the popularity of mobile internet devices, including smartphones and tablets, according to Gartner Inc., a British market research firm. Gartner also predicts that mobile end-users will provide personalized data streams to ove...


Visitors at Techno-Frontier 2012 wait to meet ITRI representative to learn more about the advanced battery technology.

Taiwan's ITRI and Makers Showcase STOBA at Techno-Frontier 2012

Many visitors attracted to Taiwan exhibitors' zone in Tokyo

Aug 29, 2012

To promote lithium-ion battery products made in Taiwan, the island’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) recently organized several local makers using STOBA (Self Terminated Oligomers with hyper-Branched Architecture) technology to attend the Techno-Frontier 2012, an exhibition of innovative electro-mechanical parts and devices in Tokyo, Japan, held July 11-13. The battery makers,...


Tablet PCs are encroaching on laptop territory.

Computex Taipei 2011 is Again Battleground for IT Heavyweights

Aug 31, 2011

Observers found it far easier to comment on the number of makers of OS and CPUs for mobile computing devices than continually upgraded specs at the Computex 2011 Taipei, held early June, where only two major contenders—Android-ARM and Wintel (Windows and Intel)—showed significant stage presence; while only a handful of intrepid tech-geeks could keep up to perennial battles among Taiwan’s informa...


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Five Golds at COMPUTEX TAIPEI Design & Innovation Awards 2011

Jun 22, 2011

Ralph Wiegmann praises the fourth staging of the awards for innovation and design By QUINCY LIANG On the opening day of the 2011 COMPUTEX TAIPEI (Taipei International Information Technology Show held May 31-June 4), a jury selected 34 products among the 179 entries from six countries for the COMPUTEX TAIPEI Design & Innovation Awards 2011, honoring five winners with the Gold Award, the top...