U.S.-China trade war could affect supply chain in Asia-Pacific

Taiwan News  
Date: 2018/06/20
By:  Central News Agency

Port of Kaohsiung (Photo by Tourism Bureau)

If a trade war between the United States and China breaks out, the industrial supply chain in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to feel the pinch of the impact resulting from the simmering friction of the top two economies in the world, according to an economist with Bank of China (Hong Kong).

Meanwhile in Taipei, a national security conference presided over by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) discussed the latest trade dispute between the U.S. and China on Wednesday.

According to the conclusion of the conference, Taiwan should come up with appropriate measures to take on a possible restructuring of the industrial supply chain in the wake of the U.S.-China trade tension.

The conference noted that the role of Taiwanese investors in the regional supply chain could change drastically.    [FULL  STORY]

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