By: Huang Chiao-wen and Romulo Huang
Taipei, April 6 (CNA) Minister of Economic Affairs John Deng (鄧振中) is scheduled to lead a trade delegation April 8-16 to Paraguay and Brazil to promote trade and investment cooperation with the two South American nations, his ministry said Wednesday.
In Paraguay, Deng will attend a Taiwan-Paraguay ministerial conference on economic cooperation on April 13 in Asuncion, at which representatives of the two nations will discuss cooperation in developing Asian markets and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), the ministry said.
Deng and his delegation, including representatives of domestic manufacturers of steel products, electrical engineering, environmental protection equipment, plastic machinery, textiles and LED lighting, will also hold a series of trade meetings with their counterparts in Paraguay and Brazil, the ministry said.
Deng will also meet with Taiwanese entrepreneurs based in the two Latin American countries to learn more about their operations and determine how the Taiwan government can better assist them, the ministry added. [FULL STORY]