The preferential trade agreement reduces tariffs on a list of Taiwanese and mainland products and allows access to service sectors. Photo: EPA-EFE The preferential trade agreement reduces tariffs on a list of Taiwanese and mainland products and allows access to service sectors. Photo: EPA-EFE
The preferential trade agreement reduces tariffs on a list of Taiwanese and mainland products and allows access to service sectors. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Fate of trade pact hangs in the balance amid Beijing-Taipei tensions

  • A 10-year deadline for the ECFA to become a full free-trade deal has passed and neither side has taken action
  • There are growing voices in mainland China calling for Beijing to end the agreement, but observers say that’s unlikely

Topic |   Taiwan
The preferential trade agreement reduces tariffs on a list of Taiwanese and mainland products and allows access to service sectors. Photo: EPA-EFE The preferential trade agreement reduces tariffs on a list of Taiwanese and mainland products and allows access to service sectors. Photo: EPA-EFE
The preferential trade agreement reduces tariffs on a list of Taiwanese and mainland products and allows access to service sectors. Photo: EPA-EFE
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