NEW US LEADERSHIP: Alicia Wang said Joe Biden has indicated that until the US solves domestic problems, it would not sign new trade deals with other countries
Date: Dec 09, 2020
By: Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporter
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Aug. 28 announced that from Jan. 1 Taiwan would set permissible residue levels of the animal feed additive in imported pork, and ease restrictions on imports of beef from US cattle aged 30 months or older.
The decision was “based on our national economic interests and consistent with our overall strategic goals for the future,” Tsai said at the time.
KMT Culture and Communications Committee director-general Alicia Wang (王育敏) told a news conference in Taipei yesterday that US president-elect Joe Biden indicated in an interview that until the US solves its domestic labor, education and economic problems, it would not sign any new trade agreements with other countries. [FULL STORY]