Taiwan to levy duty on online purchases over NT$2,000

said Ministry of Finance officials. The particular group of importers often reassembles large packages into smaller packages to lower the product value, and constantly import the resized packages into Taiwan. These persistent importers account for only ... ( read original story ...)

Over 6 million packs of smuggled cigarettes seized in 6 months

Taipei, May 29 (CNA) The government's efforts to step up a clampdown on tobacco smuggling have borne fruit over the past six months, resulting in the seizure of over 6.22 million packs of smuggled cigarettes during the period, Minister of Finance Sheu Yu ... ( read original story ...)

Discover Future from Asia at InnoVEX of COMPUTEX TAIPEI

Taipei, Taiwan, May 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the largest B2B ICT tradeshow in Asia, established a new exhibit area for startups last year called InnoVEX, creating a platform for tech startups to network with global buyers, investors ... ( read original story ...)

Cathay Financial to acquire bank in Malaysia

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Cathay Financial Holding Co. (國泰金), one of the largest financial holding firms in Taiwan, has agreed to acquire the Canada-based Bank of Nova Scotia's banking assets in Malaysia as part of the Taiwanese banking group's efforts to ... ( read original story ...)