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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.


K, the leading global plastic and rubber trade fair (Photo courtesy of Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann)

K, The World's Leading Trade Fair for Plastic and Rubber Industry

Jul 24, 2020

2019 K Show, the leading global trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, had been held in Düsseldorf on 16-23 October, 2019. There were 3,330 exhibitors from 63 nations proved impressively: plastics continue to be an innovative, indispensable material. But they also unanimously underscored the necessity of having operational circular economies along the complete material chain and to this...


Taiwan is Home to Powerful Machinery Technology</h2>

Taiwan is Home to Powerful Machinery Technology

Jun 12, 2020

While the nation started lifting lockdowns that allow important businesses to reopen amid Covid-19 , local industries such as manufacturing, need to track their operations to make up for the times when the government-imposed community quarantines temporarily grounded them to a halt and, in the meanwhile, prepare to meet the market demand expected to increase once this crisis is over. “The Covi...


SINOSTEEL Corporation: Rising price in Steel</h2>

SINOSTEEL Corporation: Rising price in Steel

Jun 05, 2020

Brazil’s new crown pneumonia epidemic has rapidly increased. Brazil’s Vale, the world’s largest iron ore producer, is facing an out-of-control impact. The market is worried that iron ore production and sales will be affected. new highs. Experts from Sinosteel (2002) evaluated that steel prices will rise steadily under the effect of rising costs, with a promising outlook. According to a legal p...


Postponement Announcement for TaipeiPLAS</h2>

Postponement Announcement for TaipeiPLAS

Jun 03, 2020

The export-oriented trade shows, TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech Taipei, organized by TAITRA and TAMI, scheduled to be held from Sept. 9 to 13. However, under the circumstances of global business being severely impacted by the COVID-19, the organizers decided to postpone both shows after comprehensive consideration. The new dates will be announced until further notice. TAITRA will continuously assist ...


Taiwan Machinery Was Applauded in COVID-19</h2>

Taiwan Machinery Was Applauded in COVID-19

May 18, 2020

What the epidemic showed was the amazing flexibility of Taiwan's machine tool industry. Taiwan, which has allowed the semiconductor industry to specialize in the past, has finally realized that these machine tool industries with amazing strength are the "invisible champions" of Taiwan's economy. In early February, three companies -- Habor Precision, Tongtai Machine & Tool and Taiwan Takisawa -...


China Announces New Raft of US Imports for Tariff Waivers </h2>

China Announces New Raft of US Imports for Tariff Waivers

May 13, 2020

China announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 U.S. products eligible for waivers from retaliatory tariffs imposed at the height of the bilateral trade war, amid continued pressure on Beijing to boost imports from the United States. China’s finance ministry said in a statement the new waivers will take effect on May 19 and expire on May 18, 2021. The latest list waives tariffs on products includi...


Machine Tools Benefit from Relief Funding</h2>

Machine Tools Benefit from Relief Funding

May 08, 2020

The Ministry of Economic Affairs announced yesterday (7) that the threshold for the relief of manufacturing and technical service industries was "relaxed again", which was originally required to meet the 50% decline in revenue from January to June of this year compared with any of the same period in the past two years. It will now be changed to "Unlimited period". The Bureau of Industry stated th...


Chain We Machinery to Greatly Assist in Automation Manufacturing</h2>

Chain We Machinery to Greatly Assist in Automation Manufacturing

May 07, 2020

During the epidemic, many factories faced problems such as a sharp drop in orders and a shortage of raw materials. Factories with safety consciousness knew how to adjust and take advantage of the situation and invested in automation and upgrading as soon as possible. Chain We Machinery Co., Ltd., an automation equipment supplier for professional factory, serves many industries, ranging from food,...

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Taiwan's Manufacturing Activity Contracts</h2>

Taiwan's Manufacturing Activity Contracts

May 05, 2020

Taipei, Manufacturing activity in Taiwan contracted in April because of the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on global demand, hurting Taiwan's export-oriented manufacturers, the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) said Monday. Taiwan's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for April fell 5.5 points from a month earlier to 47.6, the steepest monthly decline since the think tank started to...


To Set up an Upgrade Platform for Machine Tools</h2>

To Set up an Upgrade Platform for Machine Tools

May 05, 2020

Under the epidemic situation, the regulations on production and creation were useless. Minister of Economy Shen Rongjin promised in the Legislative Yuan yesterday (4) that he would build a machine tool to upgrade the automated production platform, discuss with the industry within a period, and put forward specific plans. When the international economy recovers, the unit can be transported to all ...