Friday, 17 May 2013
The ECCT held its annual Europe Day Dinner on 16 May. The annual dinner held to celebrate the founding of the European Union was attended by over 650 distinguished guests including President Ma Ying-jeou, Frederic Laplanche, Head of the European Union’s (EU)
European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan (EETO), senior government officials and executives from European and Taiwanese companies. The theme of this year’s dinner was “Promoting Business Nationwide”, in line with the chamber’s transition this year to the
only foreign nationwide business association in Taiwan.
Friday, 10 May 2013
On 10 May the ECCT, together with the German Trade Office, hosted a special lunch on the outlook for the global economy with speakers Ulrich Leuchtmann, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Research at Commerzbank and his colleague Charlie Lay, Senior Asia Economist
and Foreign Exchange Strategist.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
On 7 May, the ECCT's Travel & Tourism committee hosted a workshop providing insights into the burgeoning market for medical tourism in Taiwan. The event featured three speakers that focused on various aspects of the medical tourism
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
From 24-26 April an ECCT delegation headed by Vice Chairman Olivier Rousselet and CEO Freddie Hoeglund travelled to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to visit the chamber’s counterpart, the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ECCV). The visit was part of the
ECCT’s ongoing interactions with other chambers in the Worldwide Network of European Business Organisations (EBO). (The ECCT visited South Korea in 2012, Beijing in 2011 and Shanghai in 2010.)
Monday, 22 April 2013
On 22 April a delegation of over 50 ECCT members and guests visited Taichung to meet with Taichung Mayor Jason Hu, senior city government officials and tour the headquarters of TSMC’s Solar division and Hiwin Technologies Corporation.