‘The need for improved communications is an important but also sensitive topic.’ In a rare move from the diplomatic community in Taipei, Germany’s representative in Taiwan speaks out about a muddled policy platform and lack of communication. Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs responds.
The News Lens
By: David Green
Last week, DDG focused on Industry 4.0 and smart machinery to suggest that Taiwanese companies must learn to value communication. But what about communication between governments, industry and other important stakeholders? In a special report for The News Lens International, DDG sat down with German Trade Office Executive Director Andreas Hergenröther to discuss the reasons behind cooperation between Germany and Taiwan in the area of Industry 4.0, and what Taiwan might be able to learn about the development of the sector from a global leader such as Germany.
DDG: At what point did Germany and Taiwan begin their cooperation in the field of Industry 4.0, and which side first took the initiative? [FULL STORY]