Taiwan makes new push for New Southbound PolicyTaiwan makes new push for New Southbound Policy

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/09/03
By: Ku Chuan and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Sept. 3 (CNA) The government is planning to renew bilateral investment

CNA file photo

agreements (BIA) with six Southeast Asian countries as part of its push for its New Southbound Policy, Minister without Portfolio John Deng (鄧振中) said Sunday.

A BIA between Taiwan and the Philippines is expected to be renewed by the end of this year, according to Deng, who is also chief representative of the Office of Trade Negotiations under the Executive Yuan.

Deng said that Taiwan has established BIAs with eight of the 18 countries targeted by the policy, which is aimed at forging closer economic ties with the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), countries in South Asia, as well as Australia and New Zealand.    [FULL  STORY]

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