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Minister: Taiwan ‘optimistic’ but ‘realistic’ about potential for FTA with the U.S.

September 7, 2021 at 1:24 PM
While Taiwan’s government remains realistic about the prospects for a future U.S.-Taiwan free trade agreement given the Biden administration’s initial focus on domestic initiatives, the country remains optimistic it can forge a deal down the road, Taiwan’s chief trade negotiator John Deng tells Inside U.S. Trade . Several lawmakers in recent years have pressed the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to pursue a free trade agreement with Taiwan , arguing it could serve to counter China and to promote...

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