On September 16th, Taichung Deputy Mayor Hsiao Chia-chi attended “the 17th Taiwan-Dutch Economic Cooperation Meeting” to actively promote Taichung and invite Dutch companies to make investments in Taiwan. Deputy Mayor Hsiao said that the last typhoon had no disastrous influence on Taichung City, which shows that Taichung is a good environment for investment. In addition, if Taichung City and Taichung County are merged to an elevated status, it will be the largest city nationwide, and Taichung will have a promising future.
In order to advance bilateral communications in economics and trade between our country and the Netherlands, the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association and the Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (NCH) jointly held “the 17th Taiwan-Dutch Economic Cooperation Meeting” on the 16th on the 3rd floor of the Golden Dragon Hall in the Howard Prince Hotel, Taichung. This meeting was hosted jointly by Taiwanese Representative Jhang Hong Jia (President of Feng Chun Investment CO. LTD.) and NCH Secretary-General Mr. Geard Vaandrager.
The members of the Dutch representative group included consultants and experts in domains of Dutch tax matters, investments, and trade, as well as related proprietors in domains such as machinery, storehouse, warmers, and wine coolers, etc. On the scene, Du Siou-Jhen, Executive Vice General Manager of Giant Global Group, was invited to share their experiences of investing in the Netherlands. In addition, Kuo Kwang Biotech Corp shared its experiences in technical cooperation with Dutch companies. Besides, aiming at some items such as “Metal & Machinery”, “introduction to technology”, ”Investment”, etc., one-to-one trade-arrangements and inquires were provided and processed for the purpose of increasing chances of real bilateral cooperation in economics and trade between Taiwan and the Netherlands.
Our representative Jhang Hong Jia, President of Feng Chun Investment CO. LTD., pointed out that the Netherlands is an important European partner in trade and investment. The Netherlands boasts developed industries, such as biological technology, flowers, and gardening, agricultural food products, transportation, sales and distribution, water conservancy projects, chemical industries, information & electronics, etc. Since 1984, Taiwan-Dutch Economic Cooperation Meeting has been held, which has advanced communications and technology cooperation between industries in the two countries.