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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.

The Technology of Micro LED Sparks Industry Revolution</h2>

The Technology of Micro LED Sparks Industry Revolution

Jun 30, 2020

Taiwanese manufacturers are actively rushing to fight Mini LED and OLED, and the "Panel Double Giants" AUO and Innolux each made separate moves. AUO focuses on the introduction of Mini LED technology into IT products. After mass production of gaming notebooks in the first quarter of this year (2020), the product line is more complete, and then it is ready to aim at the mid-to-high-end market; Inn...

Photo of courtesy: Assistant Professor Guan-Da Syu of Department of Biotechnology and Bioindustry Science in National Cheng Kung Univeristy

National Cheng Kung Univeristy Invents COVID-19 Protein Chip with High Sensitivity and Specificity

Jun 19, 2020

At present, nasopharyngeal specimens are often collected for nucleic acid detection if patients suspected of SARS-CoV-2 infections. This nasopharyngeal swab not only causes discomfort to the subjects, but also increases the risk of infection to the medical practitioner. According to the Shenzhen Hospital Research in China, only 59% of people were diagnosed by the first nucleic acid test. Therefor...

Taiwan's Hand Tool Industry Seizes the Industry 4.0 Opportunities</h2>

Taiwan's Hand Tool Industry Seizes the Industry 4.0 Opportunities

Jun 19, 2020

Taiwan's hand tool manufacturing industry ranked first in the world in terms of export value for 5 consecutive years from 1998 to 2002. In 2019, the export value reached as much as 3.7 billion USD. According to the international institution, Markets and Markets, the global electric tool market is estimated to grow from 31.8 billion USD in 2019 to 41.7 billion USD by 2024; a compound annual growth...

Taiwan is Home to Powerful Machinery Technology</h2>

Taiwan is Home to Powerful Machinery Technology

Jun 12, 2020

While the nation started lifting lockdowns that allow important businesses to reopen amid Covid-19 , local industries such as manufacturing, need to track their operations to make up for the times when the government-imposed community quarantines temporarily grounded them to a halt and, in the meanwhile, prepare to meet the market demand expected to increase once this crisis is over. “The Covi...

 Automotive Supply Chains Face a long Road to Recovery</h2>

Automotive Supply Chains Face a long Road to Recovery

Jun 08, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the automotive industry hard. US car production in March was 1.7 million units, down from 2.62 million the previous month, and European output was down by at least 1.2 million vehicles by late April. The WTO, which predicts global trade to shrink this year, foresees the most pronounced contractions in the electronics and automotive sectors. Indeed, US auto sales w...

SINOSTEEL Corporation: Rising price in Steel</h2>

SINOSTEEL Corporation: Rising price in Steel

Jun 05, 2020

Brazil’s new crown pneumonia epidemic has rapidly increased. Brazil’s Vale, the world’s largest iron ore producer, is facing an out-of-control impact. The market is worried that iron ore production and sales will be affected. new highs. Experts from Sinosteel (2002) evaluated that steel prices will rise steadily under the effect of rising costs, with a promising outlook. According to a legal p...

The International Auto Market Has Recovered </h2>

The International Auto Market Has Recovered

Jun 04, 2020

The epidemic impacted the market demand, and the car factories became the hardest hit areas, triggering various governments to launch various subsidy cases to actively boost the market demand. In April this year, mainland China offered a number of car purchase discounts to drive market demand. The new car subsidy plan of 100 million euros (US$5.6 billion) stimulates buying momentum; coupled with ...

Postponement Announcement for TaipeiPLAS</h2>

Postponement Announcement for TaipeiPLAS

Jun 03, 2020

The export-oriented trade shows, TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech Taipei, organized by TAITRA and TAMI, scheduled to be held from Sept. 9 to 13. However, under the circumstances of global business being severely impacted by the COVID-19, the organizers decided to postpone both shows after comprehensive consideration. The new dates will be announced until further notice. TAITRA will continuously assist ...

Minister of Economy: Stand by Taiwan's fastener industry</h2>

Minister of Economy: Stand by Taiwan's fastener industry

Jun 03, 2020

Taiwan's fastener industry has been severely affected by the New Coronary Pneumonia epidemic, with a 13% decline in output value and miserable operations. Entering the post-epidemic period, Minister of Economy Shen Rongjin again communicated face-to-face with people in the fastener industry this morning. He emphasized that he would use empathy to assist the fastener industry to overcome difficult...

Semiconductor Industry lobbies for Billions</h2>

Semiconductor Industry lobbies for Billions

Jun 03, 2020

The U.S. semiconductor industry is stepping up lobbying, seeking US$37 billion in plant construction and R&D subsidies from the federal government to ensure that U.S. technology continues to lead other countries that provide high subsidies to the chip industry, especially in mainland China. It is to build the US national semiconductor team through subsidies and increase the domestic production ra...