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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.

Detroit Car Makers Target May 18 U.S. Restart Date </h2>

Detroit Car Makers Target May 18 U.S. Restart Date

Apr 28, 2020

Detroit's car companies are targeting May 18 to resume some production at their U.S. factories after the companies shut down their plants in March amid the spread of the coronavirus, according to people familiar with the plans. Executives from General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in recent days tentatively settled on the timeline after talks with United Auto Work...

China Steel Corp Chairman Encourages in Search of Blue Sea</h2>

China Steel Corp Chairman Encourages in Search of Blue Sea

Apr 27, 2020

The chairman of Sinosteel Wong Chao-tung believes that the epidemic triggered a global closure of the city and the country, which caused the industry to break the chain and reorganize after the chain is broken. This is a crisis and a turning point. The only way to use the "curvy overtaking" is to avoid the Red Sea market. In order to survive the epidemic, it is necessary to find a new blue ocean...

AUO Tap into Micro LED Auto Market</h2>

AUO Tap into Micro LED Auto Market

Apr 24, 2020

Samsung ’s timetable for the popularization of Micro LED TVs has been delayed until 2024. Analysts believe that the current unit price of Micro LED TV panels is too high to be overcome, and AUO (2409) and Chuangchuang Display Technology are catching up with this generation of monitors. Areas, and lock in vehicle applications, relatively beneficial for promotion. Lin Zhengxian, an industry anal...

Cabinet Unveils allocation of NT$150 billion COVID-19 Relief Fund</h2>

Cabinet Unveils allocation of NT$150 billion COVID-19 Relief Fund

Apr 23, 2020

The Cabinet on Thursday allocated the bulk of a special NT$150 billion (US$4.98 billion) budget to revitalizing the domestic economy, which has been hard hit by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Pending legislative approval, NT$133.5 billion will go towards helping with the recovery of local businesses and other entities and providing relief to self-employed workers, according to the Director...

Japan Exports Fall 11.7% amid Coronavirus</h2>

Japan Exports Fall 11.7% amid Coronavirus

Apr 21, 2020

Japan's exports slumped the most in nearly four years in March as U.S.-bound shipments, including cars, fell at the fastest rate since 2011, highlighting the damage the coronavirus pandemic is inflicting on global demand and trade. Monday's bleak data underscored the challenges Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government faces in dealing with a collapse in activity that is expected to send the glob...

Online Showroom in Auto Plants</h2>

Online Showroom in Auto Plants

Apr 17, 2020

Affected by the epidemic, new cars in the auto market this year may become popular. In addition to the earliest SKODA Scala changed to an online press conference, and the heavyweight brand new car of Lexus LM under Thai Automobile also gave up the physical press conference. Ford also adopted the online form last week to announce the new year of the important car Focus. According to the plans of v...

Affected by the new pneumonia epidemic, business in the well-known Night Market in Kaohsiung City declined by more than 80%.

IMF adjusts Taiwan's economic growth down to minus 4% in 2020

Apr 15, 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its projection for Taiwan's economic growth in 2020 to minus 4.0 percent from 2.0 percent because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, according to its latest World Economic Outlook report. In the report released Tuesday, the Washington, D.C.-headquartered organization presented the adjustment from the projection it made in its previous report...

Sales of Global Electric Vehicle May Decline by 43%</h2>

Sales of Global Electric Vehicle May Decline by 43%

Apr 13, 2020

Energy consultant Wood Mackenzie estimates that global electric vehicle sales this year are expected to decline 43% from last year to 1.3 million units, mainly due to the impact of the new crown epidemic, demand for low fuel prices, delayed purchase of fleets, and worried consumers Hold a wait-and-see attitude first, and postpone the purchase decision. Wood Mackenzie's research report pointed ou...

Exports Fell Slightly by 0.6% in March</h2>

Exports Fell Slightly by 0.6% in March

Apr 09, 2020

The Ministry of Political Affairs announced yesterday (8) that exports in March reached US $ 28.27 billion. Although it turned from red to black, the annual decrease was 0.6%, which was still slightly better than expected. According to the analysis of the Ministry of Finance, although the new coronary pneumonia epidemic has engulfed the whole world, the purchase of integrated circuits has not fal...

Taiwan's Electric Cars Debut in Lukang</h2>

Taiwan's Electric Cars Debut in Lukang

Apr 08, 2020

In the global trend of smart driving, the vehicle research and testing center (Vehicle Center) and Qinwei International took the lead in applying for the "Unmanned Vehicle Technology Innovation Experiment Program" of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Please receive the first test of the self-driving sandbox operation regulations The license plate has been officially launched on March 20, 2020 (20...