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Click the links below to see details of the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD) program since year 2021:
“The resumption of TIFA talks is an excellent example of cooperation between AIT and AmCham Taiwan. Both in the run up to the talks and since, AmCham member companies contributed vital input on Taiwan business conditions. That partnership helped make the TIFA talks a success.”
美國和台灣於2021年6月30日召開第11屆美台貿易暨投資架構協定（TIFA）委員會會議，本會議由美國在台協會（AIT）及駐美國台北經濟文化代表處（TECRO）共同主持。美國助理貿易代表麥卡廷（Terrence J. McCartin）和行政院經貿談判辦公室副總談判代表楊珍妮共同帶領本次線上會議的討論，會議聚焦於增進美台長久以來的貿易投資關係。其他美國參與方及對談單位包括AIT、 美國農業部、商務部、衛生及公共服務部、勞工部、國務院和財政部。
“Our new U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai has spoken quite eloquently about her desire to use international trade as a force for good. I am confident that Taiwan can be a strategic partner for us on trade policy. And for that reason, I look forward to the United States and Taiwan further deepening our trade relationship under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement or TIFA.”
The United States welcomes Taiwan trade authorities to Washington, D.C., on October 4, 2016, for the tenth Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council meeting under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO).
Deputy United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis and officials from USTR and the Departments of State, Commerce, and Agriculture, as well as officials from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), will now participate in meetings of the U.S.-Taiwan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council on Sunday, March 10. To accommodate the AIT/USTR delegation’s additional travel requirements, Taiwan authorities have graciously agreed to schedule the TIFA meetings one day earlier.
The American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office will hold the sixth meeting under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) on July 10th and 11th in Washington, D.C. The meeting will provide an opportunity to exchange views on how to enhance and deepen the already strong trading relationship between the United States and Taiwan. Karan Bhatia, Deputy United States Trade Representative, will be the chief negotiator for the American side.
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Karan Bhatia met May 25-26 with Taiwan Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs Steve Chen (Ruey-long) under the AIT-TECRO (American Institute in Taiwan – Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office) Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), to discuss how to enhance and deepen the already strong trading relationship between the U.S. and Taiwan.