Taiwan's Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford has been criticised by the political opposition for the delay in submitting the application. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Taiwan's Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford has been criticised by the political opposition for the delay in submitting the application. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Taiwan dithered over bid to join AIIB because it worried ‘how US would react’

Government prevaricated for two weeks before submitting AIIB application after Washington had no objections, says leaked document

Topic |   Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Taiwan's Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford has been criticised by the political opposition for the delay in submitting the application. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Taiwan's Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford has been criticised by the political opposition for the delay in submitting the application. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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