US-China trade war
The escalating trade conflicts between the two superpowers are sending shockwaves across the world.
Wednesday 17 April 2024
UAE's G42 chooses US over China for Nvidia chips and US$1.5 billion investment from Microsoft
Microsoft's substantial investment of US$1.5 billion has secured it a board seat in the United Arab Emirates-based AI firm G42, albeit with a trade-off.
Monday 15 April 2024
TSMC unveils BOD nominees, including vice chair of US DOC advisory council
TSMC has nominated ten candidates for its board of directors, including three new independent directors.
Friday 12 April 2024
Are Taiwan firms mulling headquarters overseas?
A recent article by the Financial Times (FT) reported that several prominent Taiwanese companies are considering establishing a second headquarters abroad to ensure...
Monday 8 April 2024
Amid US-China spat, new opportunities for Taiwan-based battery material suppliers
Prices have dropped for nickel and lithium, key materials used in batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV), as growth in the EV market has slowed. Even as suppliers begin to reduce production,...
Monday 1 April 2024
Huawei defies US sanctions, surges in profit, and expands ecosystem in 2023
Despite intensifying US sanctions, Huawei tried to prove it could navigate challenges and make progress by recording a surge in profit in 2023 in addition to a widening ecosystem...
Friday 29 March 2024
Pegatron chair stresses AI's role in national strength
During a recent forum, the Chairman of Taiwan's Pegatron Tzu-Hsien Tung AI computing power has a direct correlation with national strength.
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Southeast Asia ideal for PCB manufacturing, says TPCA
Southeast Asia is highly favorable for establishing PCB production bases under current circumstances, thanks to its huge labor force, low labor expenses, and fewer geopolitical hazards,...
Monday 11 March 2024
'You reap what you sow': DIGITIMES VP on Indian market's opportunities and challenges
Amidst the ongoing tensions between the United States and China, more brands, including tech giant Apple, are eyeing India's promising economic growth and demographic distribution...
Friday 8 March 2024
2024 Industry Outlook (7): The reflexive point of US-China relationship
Looking at the world's total GDP, which has increased 25 times over the past 70 years, we can also look at Taiwan's experience and find a few turning points in time to explore in...
Friday 8 March 2024
Taiwan exports to China see record drop in 2023
Taiwan's exports to China (including Hong Kong) decreased by 18.1% in 2023 compared with 2022, the largest decline in history, according to Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council.
Wednesday 21 February 2024
China surges in R&D, closes gap on EU and US: report
Recent findings from a European Union report highlight a significant shift in the global landscape of research and development (R&D) expenditure and scientific output, with China...
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Pressures mount for Taiwan-based suppliers as they relocate production to Vietnam and Mexico
Geopolitical concerns have led manufacturers to seek production outside traditional bases in China, with many companies flocking to invest in facilities in neighboring Vietnam or...
Monday 5 February 2024
Markets tank as Trump threatens 60% tariff on Chinese goods if elected
Former US President Donald Trump has said that if he is elected as the next US president, he may impose tariffs of more than 60% on mainland Chinese goods and believes he must do...
Monday 5 February 2024
Geopolitical powder keg sees semiconductor manufacturing chains rush for autonomy
Governments around the world are pursuing semiconductor manufacturing autonomy against a backdrop of worsening regional geopolitical tensions.
Friday 2 February 2024
Lenovo's worst week since 2021 highlights fear over US sanctions
Lenovo Group's heady 2023 rally on artificial-intelligence optimism has given way to a weak start this year, as concern about US-China tensions and soft demand weigh on the shares.