Entries by AmCham Taipei

United States and Taiwan Hold Dialogue on Trade and Investment Priorities

Below is the full text of a press release from the United States Trade Representative (Link to original here), regarding the conclusion of the tenth TIFA Council meeting. More on Tifa Here: AmCham Committees Connect with USTR 2016 Washington Doorknock USTR Lays out the issues regarding Taiwan & TIFA Washington, D.C. – U.S. and Taiwan trade […]

Notice: Executive Yuan Extends Notice & Comment Period for Draft Regulations to 60 Days

Earlier this month, the Executive Yuan (EY) issued a directive to extend the Notice & Comment period for all draft regulations from 14 days to 60 days. Further, effective 10/1/2016, the new 60-day rule will also apply to EY drafts of proposed legislation applicable to trade, investment or IPR matters. Below, please find the original […]

AmCham Taipei Marks 65th Anniversary

With a gala reception attended by nearly 100 members and guests, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei on Sept. 22 celebrated the 65th anniversary of its establishment. The event was held at the Taipei 47 restaurant on the 47th floor of the Cathay Landmark building, offering attendees spectacular views of nighttime Taipei. In brief […]

TPP Insights from Washington DC

Most of the reporting from the United States these days paints a bleak picture of the prospects for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement to be ratified by Congress. But at AmCham Taipei’s “TPP: Insights from Washington D.C.” luncheon event at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on September 13, the speakers cautioned the audience “don’t believe […]

Paul Cassingham on Taiwan’s Path to TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a multinational trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim nations that has significant implications for Taiwan’s economic future. One of AmCham Taipei’s top priorities this year is encouraging the Taiwan Government to coordinate its efforts towards meeting the standards required for TPP accession – an initiative emphasized in the 2016 AmCham White Paper. Paul […]

Post-Doorknock High-level Meetings

Following the annual AmCham Taipei Doorknock visit to Washington D.C., the Chamber leadership each year holds a round of meetings with high-ranking government officials to brief them on the results of the trip. On July 27, a Chamber delegation led by Chairman Dan Silver met with Premier Lin Chuan at the Executive Yuan, discussing such […]

Job Post: Programs / Activities Assistant @ The Center

Programs / Activities Assistant The Community Services Center is seeking a Programs/Activities Assistant to join our dynamic office team. The person who takes on this position will be responsible for supporting the Programs/Activities Coordinator and the Office Manager in the delivery of the Center’s educational and cultural activities, as well as helping other Center staff […]

2016 AmCham Taipei Washington Doorknock

This year’s AmCham Taipei Doorknock delegation, led by Chairman Dan Silver and President Andrea Wu, stressed the importance – for both Taiwan and the U.S. – of Taiwan entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) when it expands beyond the original 12 members. At some points dividing into teams, the group met with representatives from 48 different […]

AmCham’s 2016 Golf Championship

Pitch the Candidate A total of 58 golfers, organized into 15 teams, took part in AmCham Taipei’s 2016 Golf Championship, held May 27 at the Kuo Hua Golf & Country Club in Tamsui. With a full shot-gun start, all players teed-off promptly at 6:30 a.m., following the Texas Scramble format. The day saw clear skies […]