Liu Shih-chung, vice-chairman of Taiwan External Trade Development Council, and Tien Chung-kwang, representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre in India, are promoting economic ties with India. Photo: Reuters

Taiwanese businesses eye markets in India as China-US trade war takes toll

  • Higher tariffs are encouraging companies from the island to look beyond mainland China for market potential
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Liu Shih-chung, vice-chairman of Taiwan External Trade Development Council, and Tien Chung-kwang, representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre in India, are promoting economic ties with India. Photo: Reuters
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Taiwan says it will buy more than US$3 billion worth of US farm products. Photo: EPA

Taiwan steps into trade war breach for US, saying it will buy US$3.6 billion in American agricultural products

  • The rising tension between Beijing and Washington has helped Taipei, as the US Congress and Trump administration move to strengthen ties with Taiwan
  • A letter of intent for the sale will be signed next week in Washington, signalling the apparent political as well as economic dimension to the purchase
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Taiwan says it will buy more than US$3 billion worth of US farm products. Photo: EPA
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