Resources

Where can I find employees?

Many entrepreneurs will tell you that one of the biggest challenges in running a business is finding and keeping reliable employees. This is even a greater challenge for those starting a business in another country. The Finding Employees, Salaries and Wages chapter of...

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How to find customers in Taiwan

PR companies and online marketing. Public Relations (PR) Companies Public relations companies mostly focus on two industries: technology and fashion. More recently, some well-known PR companies have expanded into areas such as finance, medicine, food, sports,...

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Helpful Organizations

Some super-useful organisations for foreign entrepreneurs in Taiwan are: CCIFT "The French Taiwan Chamber of Commerce (CCIFT) has become the new base of my efforts to make life easier for foreign entrepreneurs. Wait a minute, you might say, aren’t you Swedish? Yes,...

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Media in Taiwan

The media landscape in Taiwan is vast. Traditional Media in Taiwan With a market of around 23 million people, Taiwan’s media landscape is bustling. It houses seven 24-hour news stations, more than 4,000 magazine publishers, approximately 200 radio stations, and about...

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Translators / Interpreters

We can recommend the following translators / interpreters: 1. PTSGI (President Translation Service Group International) Address: 6F, No.23, Sec.6, Min Chuan E. Rd., Taipei 11494, Taiwan TEL: +886-2-8791-6688 (rep number) Toll-free: 0800-88-5181 FAX: +886-2-8791-7881...

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List of Chambers of Commerce

If you want to target international corporations or their managers, it might be a good idea to become a member of one of the large chambers of commerce. Some chambers of commerce, like our partner, the France Taiwan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFT), are...

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Advantages of Doing Business in Taiwan

A selection of the advantages of starting a business in Taiwan include: Its geographical location, educated workforce, excellent infrastructure, a sound legal environment, and a strong IT cluster. Advantageous Geographical Position Located at the heart of the...

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A Brief History of Taiwan

In the 17th century, the island was colonized by the Dutch. Shortly thereafter, an influx of Han Chinese, including Hakka immigrants from areas of Fujian and Guangdong of mainland China, skipped across the Taiwan Strait. The Spanish also built a settlement in the...

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Why Taiwan

I came to Taiwan for my own personal reasons, but if you are not yet here already, why is Taiwan an attractive place to start a business? For decades Taiwan has had a growing economy, built in part on manufacturing the core components of technological gadgets that now...

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Prohibited and Restricted Industries

Although Taiwan is very open to foreign investors of all sizes, as in most countries, there are restrictions. Foreigners are prohibited or restricted from investing in a number of industries stipulated under legislation. The Negative List for Investment by Overseas...

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