Sep 06, 2018 Market Comments Off on Philippines participates in SEMICON to boost cooperation with Taiwan
Taipei, Sept. 6 (CNA) The Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Taipei (PTIC-Taipei), the Commercial Affairs Section of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taiwan, has set up a booth at SEMICON Taiwan 2018, in an effort to encourage Taiwanese and Philippine electronics firms to work more closely and further maximize global supply chain opportunities, according to the investment center.
SEMICON Taiwan 2018, the premier event in Taiwan for microelectronics manufacturing, kicked off Wednesday at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center and will run until Friday.
PTIC-Taipei said that the Philippine Electronics and Semiconductors Delegation plans to position the Philippines as Taiwan's gateway for electronics industry expansion to target markets within the ASEAN countries in line with Taiwan's New Southbound Policy.
At the same time, they aim to promote closer collaboration between Philippine and Taiwanese electronics firms to maximize the opportunities in the global supply chain.
The delegation represents several companies with diverse expertise to promote integrated circuit design and electronic design services in the Philippines. These companies also provides services in areas of design, assembly and testing.
Initiated by President Tsai Ing-wen (???) in 2016, the key goals of the New Southbound Policy is to foster links between Taiwan and the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and South Asia as well as New Zealand and Australia.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel