September 2008 

In this edition of Taiwan Econ, you will read an insightful analysis addressing macro perspectives
on  reforms of China's banking system.  In our policy analysis section, you will also read an article
discussing how to make Taiwan a market leader in Asia's MICE Industry.

Best regards,
Taiwan Econ Webletter Team

TIER: exports hit by sluggish US demand
Latest survey shows drives for growth are likely to remain bleak
Taiwanese exporters in July were adversely affected by the sluggish US demand. While still in the positive domain, export growth slowed substantially. Exports in July grew by 8.0% year on year (YoY), or USD 22.87 billion. Despite the fading export strength, import figure is still rampant. July’s total import figure was the second highest in record and as a result, net export figure plummeted. ...Read more
2008.8.21-22 International Conference on Industrial Technology Innovation
2008.6.16-17 Taiwan Competitiveness Forum
“The Study on Korean and Taiwanese Investment Patterns in China” is the most recent research paper produced by a joint project between Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI) and TIER. ... Read more

MICE Industry in Asia
How to make Taiwan a market leader

Reforming China's Banking System
A Macro Perspective
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