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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.


Learning from Other Small Countries, Taiwanese Companies Should Set Their Sights on the Global Market 2020</h2>

Learning from Other Small Countries, Taiwanese Companies Should Set Their Sights on the Global Market 2020

Jul 29, 2020

The advancement of technology in a country does not depend on its national power, land area or population size. It is about how the government drives tech policies and how the society aspires for tech applications. The Czech Republic is a small but highly industrialized nation at the heart of Europe. Its government has been proactive in the promotion of tech transformation and has established R&D...


Robots at the Frontline of Age Care</h2>

Robots at the Frontline of Age Care

Jul 03, 2020

Low birth rates and population aging are changing the demographic profile around the world. At the G20 Summit in Fukuoka for Finance Ministers and Central bank Governors in June 2019, population aging was for the first time classified as a global risk. Policymakers around the world were urged to tackle the relevant economic issues before the problems materialize. Many countries will be faced ...


Semiconductor Industry lobbies for Billions</h2>

Semiconductor Industry lobbies for Billions

Jun 03, 2020

The U.S. semiconductor industry is stepping up lobbying, seeking US$37 billion in plant construction and R&D subsidies from the federal government to ensure that U.S. technology continues to lead other countries that provide high subsidies to the chip industry, especially in mainland China. It is to build the US national semiconductor team through subsidies and increase the domestic production ra...


Samsung Announces New NAND Flash Facility</h2>

Samsung Announces New NAND Flash Facility

Jun 02, 2020

Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced plans to expand its NAND flash production capacity in Pyeongtaek, Korea, reinforcing the company’s ability to meet demands from emerging technologies. Construction, which began this May, will pave the way for mass production of Samsung’s cutting-edge V-NAND memory in the second half of 2021. “The new investm...


TSMC Delivers 7nm Automotive Design Enablement Platform</h2>

TSMC Delivers 7nm Automotive Design Enablement Platform

May 29, 2020

TSMC has announced the availability of what it claims is the world's first 7nm automotive design enablement platform (ADEP) to accelerate time-to-design for customers' AI inferencing engines, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving applications. TSMC indicated with its 7nm family of technologies in volume production since 2018, the foundry possesses industry-leading yi...


Taiwan Aims for Bigger Role in Manufacturing</h2>

Taiwan Aims for Bigger Role in Manufacturing

May 25, 2020

“Taiwan will utilize domestic demand, particularly demand from the public sector and national security needs, as the fuel for our industrial development,” The president Tsai Ing-wen said.The president added that Taiwan would aim to create a strategic materials manufacturing industry with vital industrial chains onshore to ensure self-sufficiency in producing medical and daily supplies, energy and...


Trump, Chipmakers Mull Jump-starting U.S. Chip-making Capacity</h2>

Trump, Chipmakers Mull Jump-starting U.S. Chip-making Capacity

May 12, 2020

The Trump administration is in talks with Intel and TSMC to spur development of new chip factories in the U.S. according to a report in the Wall Street Journal today. Many observers have for years bemoaned the loss of chip manufacturing capacity and expertise in the U.S. Any abrupt move to reinvigorate U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturing capacity, particularly for leading edge products, seems ...


Hon Hai April Sales Hit monthly High</h2>

Hon Hai April Sales Hit monthly High

May 07, 2020

Taipei, May 6 Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. saw its sales for April hit a high for the year as the company received deferred orders from the first quarter, when production was interrupted by the spread of COVID-19. In a statement released Tuesday, iPhone assembler Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn on the global market, posted NT$380.93 billion (US$12.74 billion) in ...


South Korea March Output Surges as China Factory Shutdowns</h2>

South Korea March Output Surges as China Factory Shutdowns

Apr 30, 2020

South Korea’s March factory output jumped by the most in 11 years as demand for display panels and cars received an unexpected boost from lengthy shutdowns in competing Chinese factories amid the coronavirus pandemic. Industrial output surged by a seasonally adjusted 4.6% in March from a month earlier, government data showed on Wednesday, marking the biggest expansion since a 7.3% jump in Febr...


Minister of Economy: Deglobalization is a Must</h2>

Minister of Economy: Deglobalization is a Must

Apr 29, 2020

Minister of Economy Shen Rongjin pointed out yesterday (28) that from the US-China trade war to the spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the "de-globalization" of manufacturing is now a key issue for companies. In addition to the use of Industry 4.0 Internet of Things remote control machines , And also readjust the global stronghold. He also said that companies including information and c...