Taiwan, Myanmar to hold second bilateral business council meeting

Taipei, Feb. 23 (CNA) Taiwan and Myanmar are scheduled to have their second joint business council meeting in the first half of 2016 to explore opportunities for strengthened bilateral economic ties, a Taiwanese foreign affairs official said Tuesday.

Following the first meeting held in 2013, the next one is set to take place in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city and former capital, according to Eric Huang (黃鈞耀), deputy director-general of the Department of International Cooperation and Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Specifics of the meeting, such as the date, are still being finalized, the ministry said.

The meeting will come as Taiwan is making efforts to expand its presence in the Southeast Asia market, one of the world’s fastest-growing.

In an effort to help Taiwanese companies seek more business opportunities overseas, the ministry has commissioned the Taipei-based c to host a total of 47 bilateral business council meetings with foreign countries and four investment briefings, as well as to organize overseas trips by Taiwanese trade delegations, Huang told reporters at a regular news briefing.

The association is planning to organize bilateral business council meetings between Taiwan and various countries in Southeast Asia such as Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines, as well as countries in other regions.


Source: Focus Taiwan

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