On January 29, 2022, US-Taiwan Business Council Chairman Mike Splinter and President Rupert Hammond-Chambers met virtually with Taiwan Vice President William Lai Ching-te as he transited through San Francisco. Vice President Lai was traveling home from Honduras, where he had attended the inauguration of President Xiomara Castro as a special envoy for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen.
Media Mention: Council President talks about what China invading Taiwan would mean on NTD Wide Angle
Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers on NTD Wide Angle, November 13, 2021. [YouTube Screenshot] US-Taiwan Business Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers appeared on NTD Wide Angle on November 13, 2021. He talked about Taiwan’s value to the United States and the world, and what a Chinese invasion of Taiwan might mean. “What we’ve seen is a force-modernization […]
Press Release: The US-Taiwan Business Council Comments on Taiwan’s Application to Join the CPTPP Trade Deal (Arlington, Virginia, September 22, 2021) The US-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) today welcomed the news that Taiwan has formally applied to become a member of the Comprehensive & Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Taiwan’s strengths in technology, investment, and […]
Press Release: The US-Taiwan Business Council today welcomed the announcement of a possible Foreign Military Sale of 40 155mm M109A6 Paladin Medium Self-Propelled Howitzer Systems and related equipment to Taiwan at an estimated cost of US$750 million
USTBC Applauds USTR Announcement of Intent to Restart TIFA Talks with Taiwan, Calls for Bilateral Trade Agreement
The US-Taiwan Business Council applauds the June 10, 2021 USTR announcement of its intent to restart TIFA talks with Taiwan, and calls for a U.S-Taiwan Bilateral Trade Agreement
US-Taiwan Business Council Vice President Lotta Danielsson was interviewed by The Well News for an article entitled “China Irked By US Push for Taiwan Presence at World Health Assembly” published May 14, 2021. In the interview, she said that there is reason for cautious optimism about the chances of making progress on a Taiwan-U.S. trade […]