2015 saw the peak of Taiwan-targeted deal volume in recent years with a total of $15.9 billion.
From 2016 onwards, the volume of deals remained stable despite an increasing number of deals.
Amid the ongoing China-US trade war and concerns of a global recession, investment sentiment weakened, and this is reflected by the sharp decline in deal count and volume for both Taiwan targeted and outbound transactions.
The number of Taiwan-targeted deals in 2019 decreased by 42% when compared with the same period last year the total volume fell to $2.5 billionn, the lowest volume since 2004.
Last year’s $1.6 billion...