Taiwanese technology company Foxconn plans to build its promised $10 billion manufacturing campus in the southwestern corner of Mount Pleasant in Racine County, Wisconsin. The lure to bring the company there included $3 billion in tax credits.
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Marken, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UPS, based in North Carolina and the only patient-centric supply chain organization fully dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, just acquired Taiwan-based Touchdown International Ltd., a privately held specialty logistics company.
The APEC member economies just completed a major planning effort to look at how to enhance economic empowerment for women across the region. It is part of a broader move to secure workforces and growth as major new forces shift the nature of the Asia-Pacific business landscape.
APEC member economies' small business government representatives are working to opitimize conditions for Asia-Pacific startup growth, as digital advances open up new business and trade opportunities within the technology sector.
Singapore-based Equis Energy, Asia-Pacific's largest renewable energy investment and funds manager, has been awarded a contract by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs' Bureau of Energy (BOE) to develop a 70.2 MW solar project in Chiayi County's Yizhu Township.
The Idaho Aerospace Alliance (IDA), a group in Idaho that represents manufacturers and suppliers servicing the aerospace industry, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Economic Development Bureau of the Taichung City Government in Taiwan.
The APEC member economies are pledged to a restructuring of their individual policy regimes, in a joint effort to minimize structural bottlenecks to trade in emerging sectors. The goal is to eliminate even more barriers to continued growth and recovery across the Asia-Pacific region.
APEC is working on a plan to enhance customs checks throughout the member countries, with the goal of potentially slowing the flow of illegal lumber and wood products shipped within the community.
APEC has launched work on a major simplification of food export documentation in the region. Now it is so complex that a single producer of frozen processed foods such as lasagna may need to submit over 200 pages of certification paperwork per shipment to export their product.
Samsung has selected South Korea-based Suprema, a developer of biometrics and identity solutions, to supply Suprema's BioSign mobile fingerprint authentication algorithm for Samsung's Galaxy J5 2017 and Galaxy A7 (for SK Telecom) smartphone models.
Securities regulators throughout the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization member economies are seeking public comments on the new Asia Region Funds Passport proposal.
As part of a move to expand business for manufacturers in Tainan, Taiwan, into the global market and promote economic cooperation, the Tainan City Government Department of Economic Development has initiated the "FY106 Tainan Global Trade Cooperation and Expansion Program". entrusting implementation of the plan to the Industrial Technology Research Institute.
The latest AsiaBizNews.net calendar of notable trade shows in the Asia-Pacific Region is below. This time it includes two major IT events, a major recycling and waste management expo, one of the biggest “Green Build” conferences anywhere, a biomass conference, a major pharmaceutical event, and even one about the long-term future of China.
During the Group of 20 leaders' summit in Hamburg, Germany, recently, Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a strong message of support for international cooperation on behalf of the APEC member nations, to address trade and growth challenges in the unsettled global environment.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies have the misfortune of being hit by 70 percent of all global disasters and also suffer damages of over USD $100 billion every year. APEC is moving to handle this, with the goal of becoming far more disaster-tolerant with respect to trade.
MTS Systems Corporation, a global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, recently announced that it has completed the installation of a new advanced testing system at the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE), located in Tainan, Taiwan.
Our latest AsiaBizNews.net calendar of notable trade shows in the Asia-Pacific Region is below. This time it includes two very different automotive exhibitions, one focusing on the petrochemical industry, another on waste management and recycling, another on agribusiness in India, one of the biggest semiconductor shows held anywhere in Asia, and an event in Osaka focused solely on the biomass and renewable energy industry.
In spite of organizations such as the globe's multilateral banks pushing Southeast Asian (SEA) newly industrialized countries as models for emulation, these recommendations are often based on misleading analysis of their rapid growth and structural transformation.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group just announced that South Korea has become a member of the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules System. This provides further support of the growing cross-border e-commerce sector in APEC, while also helping protect the rapidly increasing volume of sensitive consumer data used in online transactions.
International recognition of East Asia’s rapid economic growth, structural change and industrialization grew from the 1980s. In Western media and academia, this was seen as a regional phenomenon, associated with some commonality, real or imagined, such as a supposed ‘yen bloc’.
Even before the term ‘Washington Consensus’ (WC) was popularized, it was already coming under great criticism despite the ‘counter-revolutions’ against ‘development economics’ and Keynesian economics associated with Thatcherism and Reaganomics.
Tourism continues to be a strong growth industry among the APEC member economies, with a 6.1 percent year-on-year growth rate. With digital innovations in this arena are creating major disruptive effects for all, senior tourism officials within APEC have agreed to increase cooperation with the private sector to help coordinate that better.
The content distributor Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd., advertising agency Dentsu Inc. and 23 important Japanese publishers recently launched a new online distribution outet for Japanese magazine content in Chinese-speaking areas.
Zipcar, the international short-term car rental and 'car sharing' service company based in Massachusetts, announced it has expanded its car sharing service into Asia for the very first time, via its new operation in Taipei, Taiwan.
As technological transformation sweeps over the member economies of the APEC organization, its member nations have drafted a new set of collaborative measures to help protect workers against the disruptive effects of that change.