President’s Report: The US-Taiwan Business Council & U.S.-Taiwan Relations 2011 (Arlington, Virginia, January 5, 2012) Report by Rupert Hammond-Chambers The Taiwan Political Environment In the lead-up to the January 14, 2012 presidential and legislative elections in Taiwan, the campaigning has been intense and rhetoric-prone. However, at least by Taiwan standards it has been a relatively […]
On November 10-18, 2011, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers traveled to Taiwan to meet with Council members, Taiwan government officials, and Taiwan business leaders.
Commentary: Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Report Underscores Importance of F-16C/D Sale to Taiwan (Arlington, Virginia, October 27, 2011) Special Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers In an important new report on behalf of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), economist Dr. Stephen Fuller at George Mason University concludes that the U.S. economy is at risk of losing over […]
On October 17-22, 2011, Council Chairman Paul Wolfowitz and President Rupert Hammond-Chambers traveled to Taiwan to meet with Council members, Taiwan government officials, and Taiwan business leaders.
Commentary: The Obama Administration Notifies Taiwan’s F-16 A/B Upgrade Program To Congress Where Are The F-16 C/Ds? (Arlington, Virginia, September 21, 2011) Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers The US-Taiwan Business Council welcomes the news that the Obama Administration will proceed with a commitment to upgrade Taiwan’s present inventory of F-16 A/Bs at a possible cost of […]
Testimony: U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs: Why China Matters (Washington, D.C., June 16, 2011) Testimony by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Opening Statement Madam Chairwoman and esteemed committee members, it is my great pleasure to testify today in front of this important congressional committee. The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has, for many years, played a leadership […]