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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.


Orders need six months of lead time: Broadcom</h2>

Orders need six months of lead time: Broadcom

Apr 20, 2020

Broadcom Inc, a chipmaker that supplies crucial components for Apple Inc’s iPhones, told clients that disruptions to the global supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic means that they would need to place orders for parts six months ahead of time. Lockdowns in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines are “closing or severely restricting business operations,” Broadcom vice presiden...


Online Showroom in Auto Plants</h2>

Online Showroom in Auto Plants

Apr 17, 2020

Affected by the epidemic, new cars in the auto market this year may become popular. In addition to the earliest SKODA Scala changed to an online press conference, and the heavyweight brand new car of Lexus LM under Thai Automobile also gave up the physical press conference. Ford also adopted the online form last week to announce the new year of the important car Focus. According to the plans of v...


 LCD panel Is Expected to Decrease by 11%</h2>

LCD panel Is Expected to Decrease by 11%

Apr 17, 2020

Global LCD panel production has been "step by step high" in recent years. However, due to the impact of the new coronary pneumonia epidemic, the demand for TVs and smartphones has weakened. Omdia, the research and development unit, is pessimistically expecting a rare major decline in panel shipments this year (2020). The shipment of 3.2 billion tablets for the whole year is 11.1% lower than last ...


Technology Companies Eye for Opportunities in Epidemic Prevention Equipment</h2>

Technology Companies Eye for Opportunities in Epidemic Prevention Equipment

Apr 16, 2020

The epidemic of New Pneumonia is raging, and the global demand for respirators and masks is strong. Domestic major technology companies have actively invested in related production. Among them, after the production of masks in Hon Hai, they will step into the manufacture of respirators; Jinbao will also produce two major respirators and masks in May. Anti-epidemic products; As for the equipment o...


Affected by the new pneumonia epidemic, business in the well-known Night Market in Kaohsiung City declined by more than 80%.

IMF adjusts Taiwan's economic growth down to minus 4% in 2020

Apr 15, 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its projection for Taiwan's economic growth in 2020 to minus 4.0 percent from 2.0 percent because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, according to its latest World Economic Outlook report. In the report released Tuesday, the Washington, D.C.-headquartered organization presented the adjustment from the projection it made in its previous report...


Increased Decline in the Export of the Machinery Industry</h2>

Increased Decline in the Export of the Machinery Industry

Apr 14, 2020

The Taiwan Machinery Association released the first-quarter export news of Taiwan's machinery and equipment yesterday (10). Affected by the new coronary pneumonia epidemic, the export value in the first quarter was 5.97 billion US dollars, a 14.1% decline from the same period last year, the lowest in the past three years. The New Taiwan Dollar is denominated at 179.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year ...


Electronic Industries Tap into Medical

Electronic Industries Tap into Medical

Apr 14, 2020

Electronic foundry cuts into high-margin medical The epidemic of New Coronary Pneumonia has spread all over the world, highlighting the urgency of the medical industry. Electronic manufacturing factories such as Heshuo, Inventec, Quanta, etc. have used manufacturing and R & D energy in recent years, combined with the strength of software and hardware, and entered the high-margin medical field, b...


Sales of Global Electric Vehicle May Decline by 43%</h2>

Sales of Global Electric Vehicle May Decline by 43%

Apr 13, 2020

Energy consultant Wood Mackenzie estimates that global electric vehicle sales this year are expected to decline 43% from last year to 1.3 million units, mainly due to the impact of the new crown epidemic, demand for low fuel prices, delayed purchase of fleets, and worried consumers Hold a wait-and-see attitude first, and postpone the purchase decision. Wood Mackenzie's research report pointed ou...


Samsung Display is getting out of the LCD business</h2>

Samsung Display is getting out of the LCD business

Apr 13, 2020

Samsung Display will stop producing LCD panels by the end of the year. The display maker currently runs two LCD production lines in South Korea and two in China, according to Reuters. Samsung claims that the decision will accelerate the company’s move towards quantum dot displays, while ZDNet reports that its future quantum dot TVs will use OLED rather than LCD panels. The decision comes as LC...


Taiwan's Manufacturing Industries Ready to Help in Masks</h2>

Taiwan's Manufacturing Industries Ready to Help in Masks

Apr 09, 2020

Taiwan is planning to donate another round of surgical face masks overseas, this time with over a million pieces going to several countries targeted by the government's New Southbound Policy (NSP), as well as other countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Tuesday. At a press briefing in Taipei, the head of MOFA's Department of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Baushuan Ger (葛葆...