Taiwan President calls NSC meeting over U.S.-China trade dispute

Existing U.S. measures unlikely to affect Taiwanese businesses: NSC

Taiwan News
Date: 2018/06/20
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called a meeting of the

President Tsai Ing-wen. (By Central News Agency)

National Security Council (NSC) and of top government officials Wednesday morning to discuss the potential impact of a widening trade war between the United States and China, two of the island’s major trading partners.

She heard an NSC address about the possible changes in relations between Taiwan, the U.S. and China as well as about the changing roles of Taiwanese businesses at home and in China, the Central News Agency reported.

Since trade tensions started to surface last March, the NSC set up a special taskforce to closely monitor developments, while six meetings up until Tuesday discussed the potential impact, with the final report being presented to the president on Wednesday, a spokesman said.    [FULL  STORY]

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