February 2009 

In this edition of Taiwan Econ, you will read an insightful analyis discussing the feasibility of
cross-strait economic and trade cooperation under WTO framework.  This month's policy
analysis will also cover valuable lessons learned from the financial crisis in 2008.

Best regards,

TIER Webletter Team

TIER: Latest survey shows dismal outlooks
Murky prospect dominates as the world economy dwindles
Taiwanese exporters in December continued its dismal feat since September 2008. The vanishing demands from the US have led to the demise of Taiwanese exports. December exports figure totalled USD 13.64 billion, which saw a 41.9% decline year-on-year, the largest monthly record in Taiwanese history. Import figures for December reflected the fall in demands for exports...Read more
2008 International Conference on Homeland Security and Technology
2008.12.2 TIER-RIETI Workshop
“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

The 2008 financial crisis
What lessons can we learn?

Cross-strait economic and trade cooperation
Under WTO framework
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