Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers (@RJHCUSTBC) appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on May 11, 2020. He talked about Taiwan and the global chip supply chain. Mr. Hammond-Chambers said that it’s worth watching how active the United States will be in using the semiconductor industry to reinforce its national security. Washington could leverage semiconductor equipment exports to determine […]
Press Note: USTBC & TACC (Arlington, Virginia, August 20, 2019) The US-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC, 美台商業協會, established 1976) has no affiliation or relationship with the Taiwanese-American Chamber of Commerce (TACC, 台美商會, established 2018). The USTBC has no comment on recent statements by TACC Chairman Neil Hare.
The article “Growing Pains in Taiwan’s Defense Sector” – written by by Tim Ferry for AmCham Taipei’s TOPICS magazine – quotes Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers. “The obligation that comes with the sale of military equipment can be shaped into supply chain access if the two parties observed feel that the accrued benefit works,” Rupert Hammond-Chambers, […]
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 […]
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 […]