The Taiwan External Trade Development Council on Thursday held its first large-scale event with local and foreign business representatives. Resilience Taiwan attracted 500 local companies as well as more than 100 buyers from around the world, including countries such as Brazil, India, and Vietnam. TAITRA hopes the event will create many business opportunities for local suppliers to boost the value of Taiwan’s exports. Speaking fluent English, TAITRA president Simon Wang greets his foreign guests. It’s the opening ceremony of Resilience Taiwan. After almost three years of COVID, TAITRA is once again holding a large-scale event, with representatives from 500 Taiwanese businesses, as well as more than 100 foreign businesses from places such as Europe, the U.S., and Japan. This time around, many of the foreign buyers are from Brazil, India, and Vietnam. They are looking to procure electronics and communication technologies, electric vehicle and charging equipment, and smart manufacturing products, with demand especially high for ICT. Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries is here to look for suppliers for smart furniture. Vietnamese transport giant Samco is looking for opportunities in electric bus components and charging systems. Even the director general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry is here. Arun Chawla Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Taiwanese companies can also help India in diversifying its source of imports, to make its supply chain resilient. Simon Wang TAITRA president Firstly, there is a lot of emphasis on green technologies. So, sustainability and electric vehicles. Machinery, processing, smart tech, and efficacy are all things they are also looking for. TAITRA hopes that the large-scale event can raise the value of Taiwan’s exports and create many business opportunities.
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