KMT supporters celebrate a series of gains in Saturday’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan elections may give economy brief boost as US-China trade war threatens tech sector

  • The gains made by the Beijing-friendly KMT in Saturday’s elections may help improve ties with mainland
  • But longer term, the trade war and troubles in Taiwan’s electronics industry will continue to weigh on growth
Topic |   China economy

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KMT supporters celebrate a series of gains in Saturday’s elections. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.