November 2008 

In this edition of Taiwan Econ, you will read an insightful analysis addressing China's strategies
for reginal integration.  This month's policy analysis will also review Taiwan's role and action in
participation activities in the Asia Pacific region.

Best regards,
TIER Webletter Team

TIER: exports hit by sluggish US demand
Latest survey shows drives for growth are likely to remain bleak
Taiwanese exporters trended downward in September owing to the sluggish US demand. The drop in demand for electronics and precision instruments has led to the decline in exports. September exports figure was USD 21.85 billion, which saw a 1.6% decline year-on-year. Import figures for September did not reflect the fall in demands for export however. The relative high commodity prices have translated to a 41.6% surge in the import of minerals (including oil) alone. ...Read more
2008.11.14 The Future Summit-Bio Economy 2020 Forum
2008 International Conference on Industrial Technology Innovation:
“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

Participation in regional activities
Taiwan's role and action

Regional Integration in Asia
How would China respond?
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