“Taiwan and the Pandemic: Impact on Businesses and the Economy.” Opinion piece by Council Vice President Lotta Danielsson, published July 15, 2021 by Taiwan Insight, Taiwan Studies Programme, University of Nottingham.
In The Wall Street Journal, USTBC President Rupert Hammond-Chambers argues that the American automobile industry chip shortage is primarily of its own making. U.S. reliance on Taiwan’s chip production further underscores the necessity of binding Taiwan’s technology and security closer to the United States.
USTBC VP Lotta Danielsson argues that Taiwan has given itself a head start due to its hard work containing the pandemic. It is now up to the Taiwan government to keep the momentum going and capitalise on that advantage to build the island into an even more attractive investment destination.
Council VP Lotta Danielsson argues that signing a high-standards and comprehensive bilateral U.S.-Taiwan trade agreement would have positive political implications and would help improve Taiwan’s regional economic integration.
USTBC Vice President Lotta Danielsson argues in the Nikkei Asian Review that a trade agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan would be mutually beneficial. “Now is the time for the U.S. government to launch BTA negotiations with Taiwan, thereby demonstrating our own commitment to this important strategic partnership.”
Editorial: How China is Making the Coronavirus an Even Bigger Problem (Arlington, Virginia, February 11, 2020) Editorial by Michael Mazza and Rupert Hammond Chambers Published in The National Interest The World Health Organization recently declared the novel coronavirus’s emergence a global health emergency necessitating a worldwide response. Yet one corner of the globe has been […]
Editorial Taiwan Must be More Business-Friendly to Become Asia’s Silicon Valley: US-China trade war is already driving tech giants like Foxconn back to the island (Arlington, Virginia, October 31, 2019) Editorial by Lotta Danielsson – Nikkei Asian Review https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Taiwan-must-be-more-business-friendly-to-become-Asia-s-Silicon-Valley Taiwanese companies are going home. Technology giants like Foxconn, which formally trades as Hon Hai Precision […]
Editorial: Countering Chinese Military Modernization: A Path Forward for Taiwan and the United States (Arlington, Virginia, January 24, 2019) Editorial by Lotta Danielsson – Asia Dialogue https://theasiadialogue.com/2019/01/24/countering-chinese-military-modernization-a-path-forward-for-taiwan-and-the-united-states/ China has long undertaken a massive and sustained effort to modernize its military, and the Chinese determination to change the political and military landscape in the Asia Pacific […]
Editorial: Taiwan’s Energy Environment: Sunshine and Fair Winds Ahead? (Arlington, Virginia, October 17, 2018) Editorial by Lotta Danielsson – Global Taiwan Brief Reliable access to cost-effective energy has long been a concern in Taiwan, not only for the Taiwan government and populace, but also for the businesses operating there—particularly given the island’s dearth of indigenous […]
Editorial: Opportunities and Challenges in US-Taiwan Defense Industry Cooperation (Arlington, Virginia, July 11, 2018) Editorial by Lotta Danielsson – Global Taiwan Brief Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and her government have identified the domestic Taiwan defense and aerospace industries as key areas for future growth. These sectors are targeted for development as part of the “five […]