Radio Taiwan International
Foreign Minister David Lee said he wants to work towards a bilateral trade
agreement with the United States. He was speaking at the legislature on Monday, outlining new strategies for US-Taiwan relations. That’s in light of the new US administration’s decision to back out of plans to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Lee said Taiwan would continue to engage the US through the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) and the Digital Economic Forum (DEF). It would also send delegations to the United States to try to forge a bilateral trade agreement. [FULL STORY]