Date: December 2, 2016
Electronics maker AsusTek Computer Inc. topped the Best Taiwan Global Brands rankings for the
fourth consecutive year with an estimated brand value of US$1.75 billion, according to a survey released Nov. 29 by the Industrial Development Bureau under the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Network security solutions provider Trend Micro Inc. remained second on the list with a value of US$1.36 billion, and food and media conglomerate Want Want Holdings Ltd. was unchanged at third place with US$1.03 billion. Banking industry heavyweight CTBC Financial Holding Co., which made the list for the first time with a value of US$506 million, came in fourth, trailed by bicycle maker Giant Manufacturing Co. at US$476 million.
The top 20 list also includes computer solutions provider Advantech Co., PC maker Acer Inc., bicycle maker Merida Industry Co., fabless semiconductor firm MediaTek Inc. and smartphone producer HTC Corp., in that order. [FULL STORY]