November 2020  
Restarting lockdown measures slow down recovery for final demands
Against all odds, TIER's composite indicators signal promising business performance
Major countries in Europe have restarted lockdown measures to cope with the pandemic impacts. As a result, the demands for end products are very likely to be weakening one more time. In spite of that, Taiwan's economic performance for the time being have been promising compared with other Asian countries. The composite indicators of manufacturing, services and construction issued by the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) signal optimism in October. ...Read more
Taiwan and US sign MOU for annual economic talks
Taiwan and the US signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish annual economic talks, which could be extended another five years, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu said in November. Progress on the MOU, which was signed during the first Taiwan-US Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue on Friday, would be discussed annually, and would not be affected by whichever party is in the White House or the Presidential Office Building, Wu told a news conference at the Executive Yuan in Taipei after the six-hour discussion that was held virtually and in person in Washington. (Source: Taipei Times)

EU Representatives in Taiwan Ride Taiwan-made Bicycles (Source: MOEA)
Taiwan Economic Research Monthly
Let's discover Taiwan's early investment trends
New era of Taiwan's health and medical innovation
Since the outbreak of the first COVID-19 case in China, the world is experiencing a historical public health crisis. At this difficult time, investors have given strong support to the field of health and medical treatment, hoping to accelerate the pace of research and development and overcome difficulties together. Therefore, this article analyzes the trend of new venture capital investment in Taiwan's health and medical field, in which pharmaceuticals/therapies are the focus of investment, while digital medical and medical equipment are growing rapidly.
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