In its sixth annual Business Climate Survey, completed in late 2015, AmCham Taipei invited the 406 voting representatives from our member companies (usually the top executive) to answer a series of questions about the business environment in an online questionnaire. In conducting the survey and analyzing the data, the Chamber was grateful for the professional guidance of Gordon Stewart of Independent Marketing & Research.
In the surveys conducted over the past six years, we have intentionally asked our business leaders the same, or nearly the same, set of questions. As a result, we have been able to track the degree of progress – or the lack thereof – across key issues over that period. Overall, the results of the six surveys have been quite consistent. Our companies regard Taiwan as a good place to do business because of such attributes as its industrious and well-educated workforce and its safe and hospitable living environment. A high proportion of respondents reported that their companies are profitable and are continuing to increase investment and expand