By: Liao Yu-yang, Elaine Hou and Romulo Huang
Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) met with
United States trade officials Thursday at his office, discussing a wide range of trade and investment issues.
Prior to the meeting with the U.S. delegation headed by Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for China Affairs Terrence J. McCartin, Shen said the two sides would discuss bilateral trade and economic issues, while seeking to further strengthen cooperation during the meeting.
Asked if he would ask the U.S. to grant a tariff exemption for imports of Taiwan’s steel and aluminum products, Shen said that would depend on how the discussions progressed.
As of press time, the Ministry of Economic Affairs had not released any information about the meeting. [FULL STORY]