2018 / August
Lynn Su /photos courtesy of Jimmy Lin /tr. by Robert Green
Long before Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy was instituted,Taiwanese companies, sensing market opportunities, began to invest in Thailand, which became an important base of operations. After several decades of investment, Taiwanese industry is highly developed in the country. Amid changing times and intensifying global market competition, Taiwanese businesses are steadily improving efficiency and streamlining operations to succeed in an era of strong headwinds. Through the combined efforts of industry, government, and academia, there is a movement afoot to stimulate new possibilities for industrial transformation.