CHINA-TAIPEI RECALIBRATES TO ASIA
Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan, Dec 2013. Wikimedia Commons
By Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang and Alan Hao Yang
East Asia Forum-Dec 8
Since Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s inauguration in 2016, Taiwan has looked to strengthen its ties with neighbouring states in Asia under an approach known as the New Southbound Policy. The Policy seeks to enhance Taiwan’s cooperation with Southeast Asia, South Asia, Australia and New Zealand, while decreasing Taiwan’s economic dependence on any single market.
First published in: East Asia Forum