An Elpida DRAM chip (front) is pictured in Taipei (REUTERS/Nicky Loh).
Opinion | Taiwan-U.S. Quarterly Analysis
The Transformation of Taiwan’s Status Within the Production and Supply Chain in Asia
Taiwan’s position within the wider Asian production and supply chain is being transformed as many manufacturing activities have relocated offshore, direct trading links with other Asian countries becoming steadily closer, and increased competition add pressure to its economic model. Liu Da-Nien and Shih Hui-Tzu propose steps Taiwan should take as it rethinks the way it interacts with the global economy.