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2019-08-27

Taiwan company shows off violin played via machine learning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Industrial Automation Exhibition is being held at Taipei’s Nangang Exhibition Center this week. At the event’s opening on Aug. 21, […]
2019-08-27

Taiwan joins US university to develop AI technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI) inked a memorandum of understanding with the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering on Tuesday […]
2019-08-27

Taiwan, Thailand sign seven MOUs on industrial cooperation

Bangkok, Aug. 20 (CNA) Taiwan’s Chinese National Federation of Industries signed seven memorandums of understanding (MOU) with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) in Bangkok on […]
2019-08-27

The machine tool industry is having to fight

    The order books of machine tool manufacturers are still full. But incoming orders have fallen off sharply. So this is the time for firms […]
2019-08-27

Hiwin to invest over NT$6 billion to expand production in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 17 (CNA) Hiwin Corp., a leading machinery supplier in Taiwan, has pledged an investment of more than NT$6 billion (US$191 million) to expand its […]
2019-08-27

Is Taiwan Winning the U.S.-China Trade War?

Tech firms are repatriating from tariff-hit China, boosting the local economy. But can Taiwan secure a long-term position in global supply chains? For years, it was […]
2019-08-27

Taiwan smart machinery sector to benefit from trade conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s machinery sector could become a beneficiary amid an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China that has evolved into a […]
2019-08-27

Asian Productivity Organization sets up smart manufacturing center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) launched its center of excellence on smart manufacturing in Taichung Tuesday (August 6). International cooperation should turn […]
2019-08-05

Taiwan companies boost ties with Filipino food firms

More than 1,700 exhibitors, including Filipino food firms, joined the 2019 Food Taipei 5-in-1 Mega Expo in Taiwan.Philippine trade attache to Taiwan Michael Alfred Ignacio said […]
2019-08-05

Taiwan’s manufacturing sector remains stagnant for 8th straight month

The local manufacturing sector remained in contraction mode for the eighth consecutive month in June, amid a global economic slowdown, with the index flashing another “blue […]
2019-08-05

Taiwan’s technology exporters benefit from US tariffs on Chinese products

Computers, electronic goods and optical components are the top three sectors in Taiwan that are benefiting from transferred orders and production relocation, said a Ministry of […]
2019-08-05

Manufacturing activity contracts for 3rd straight month

In the wake of a slowdown in the global economy, manufacturing activity in Taiwan remained in contraction mode for the third consecutive month in July, according […]
2019-08-05

Economics Taiwanese makers of tech devices to be hit by Trump tariffs: MOEA

Taiwanese companies that make laptop computers and telecommunications devices in China are likely to be hit hard by U.S. President Donald Trump’s newly proposed tariffs on […]
2019-08-05

Taiwan’s economy remains sluggish but index improves

Taiwan’s economy remained sluggish in June as the global economy slowed down, but an index gauging the local economic climate improved from a month earlier in […]
2019-08-05

Taiwan textile manufacturers looking for blue ocean markets outside Vietnam

Taiwanese textile companies in Vietnam are looking for new “blue oceans” as competition becomes stiffer amid the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute that has prompted manufacturers to […]
2019-08-05

Taiwan seen still growing in Q2 despite global tech slowdown

Taiwan’s economy likely grew at roughly the same pace in the second quarter as the first despite slowing global demand for technology products that has hit […]
2019-07-01

Why Taiwan’s machinery industry is caught in trade crosshairs

It should be lost on no one that the world’s two largest economies have had tariffs in place covering some US$360 billion in bilateral trade over […]
2019-05-23

Taiwan sets eyes on India amid China-US trade war

Taiwan is eyeing a 20% y-o-y growth in trade with India in the backdrop of the New Southbound Policy (NSP) institutionalised in 2016, which sharply focused […]