White House News (白宮消息) | Sep. 5, 2020


U.S., Taiwan agree to promote alternatives to Chinese supply chain

Sep. 4 - Taipei, Sept. 4 (CNA) The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) have agreed to work closer together to restructure the global supply chain and make it more resilient, in an apparent attempt to avoid overreliance on China, especially in the ICT and medical sectors.

The agreement was made public in a joint statement issued on Friday by the AIT, the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan, and TAITRA, a Taiwanese government-supported trade promotion organization.

According to the statement, the partnership will focus on encouraging partners to bring supply chains closer to home or situate them in like-minded economies, and ensuring that supply chains are secure and free from political coercion...     more