On September 11, 2019, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers moderated the “Economic & Trade Cooperation” panel at “Annual Symposium 2019: US-Taiwan Relation – A Shared Vision for the Indo-Pacific,” an event hosted by the Global Taiwan Institute, in Washington, D.C.
Press Release: Proposed Sale of 66 F-16 Block 70 Fighter Jets to Taiwan (Arlington, Virginia, August 20, 2019) The US-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) today welcomed the announcement of a possible U.S. Foreign Military Sale of 66 F-16 Block 70 fighter jets to Taiwan for a total estimated value of US$8 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation […]
On August 12, 2019, Council Chairman Michael Splinter and Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers traveled to Taiwan to meet with senior business leaders and members of the Taiwan government to promote bilateral trade and business relations between the United States and Taiwan. President Tsai Ing-wen met with Chairman Michael Splinter on the morning of August 15, […]
The US-Taiwan Business Council was mentioned in the New York Times on July 9, 2019 “These tanks and missiles will provide the Taiwan army with a modern capability to deter and complicate the operational planning of the People’s Liberation Army forces that coerce and threaten Taiwan,” Rupert Hammond-Chambers, president of the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council, said […]
Press Release: Proposed M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank and Stinger Missile Arms Sales to Taiwan (Arlington, Virginia, July 8, 2019) The US-Taiwan Business Council today welcomed the announcement of two possible Foreign Military Sales of M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks (MBT), Stinger Missiles, and related equipment and support to Taiwan for a total estimated value […]
On July 2, 2019, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers spoke on Cross-Strait economic relations and the U.S.-China trade war at “Cross-Strait Relations: Present Challenges and Future Developments,” an event hosted by The Heritage Foundation and The Prospect Foundation, in Washington, D.C.