Taiwan's new leader seeks to diversify economy

Taiwan’s overreliance on exporting hardware components amid slumping global demand leaves its new government looking for ways to diversify the economy.

Taiwan's new leader seeks to diversify economy

A new chapter is starting for Taiwan, not just politically but also economically.

The domestic political dust has now mostly settled, following the opposition Democratic Progressive Party’s landslide victory in January and the election of the country’s first female president, Tsai Ing-wen. The new government’s challenge is now to help remould the island’s industrial landscape.

Taiwan is an important link in the global information and communications technology supply chain, but it is...

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