||The Council hosts a meeting for its Board of Directors and Chairman’s Circle members with Mr. Jong-Chin Shen, Taiwan’s Minister of Economic Affairs, in Washington, D.C.
||The Council and the Taipei Economic & Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) co-host the “U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum,” bringing together business leaders from Taiwan and the United States to examine the future of our bilateral economic and commercial relationship, in Washington, D.C.
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers travels to Taiwan to attend the opening of the new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) facilities in Taipei on June 12, 2018, and to meet with members, government officials, and business leaders to promote bilateral trade and business relations.
||The US-Taiwan Business Council and the Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) co-host a Panel Discussion on US-Taiwan Defense Industrial Cooperation, in Washington, D.C.
||The US-Taiwan Business Council and the Taiwan Defense Industry Development Association (TW-DIDA) co-host the Taiwan-US Defense Business Forum (台美國防產業論壇) to discuss granular challenges of cooperation in the defense industry supply chain, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers, Vice President Lotta Danielsson, and representatives from U.S. defense companies travel to Taiwan. The Council delegation and the Taiwan Defense Industry Development Association (TW-DIDA) meet to discuss bilateral cooperation issues, and conduct site visits with Taiwan defense contractors and with local manufacturers active in the defense supply chain.
||The Council issues a press release commenting on the letter from Senators Cornyn and Inhofe urging President Trump to support new fighters (F-35Bs or F-16Vs) for Taiwan
Press Release: U.S. Senators Cornyn and Inhofe Urge President Trump to Support New Fighters for Taiwan
Letter from Senators Cornyn and Inhofe urging President Trump to support new fighters for Taiwan
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers speaks on "Digital technology's influence on global politics" at the "2018 Sino British Summit,” in London, England
||Happy Lunar New Year (Year of the Dog)
||The US-Taiwan Business Council and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) sign a Memorandum of Understanding on future partnership and cooperation, in Taipei, Taiwan
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers, members of the Council’s Board of Directors, and members of the Chairman's Circle travel to Taiwan with to meet with senior members of the Taiwan government to promote bilateral trade and business relations between the United States and Taiwan