About Taiwan

Particularly noted for its excellent health care quality and affordability, Taiwan, the “Ilha Formosa” (beautiful isle) of East Asia, was ranked the best place to live for expats in Sept 2019 by InterNations. Taiwan is famed for its advanced technology and industrial efficiency, having been ranked 12th in the world and 4th in Asia-Pacific in the “Global Competitiveness Report 2019” by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Aside from its renowned ICT industry, Taiwan is also an important player in the global supply chain for machinery, auto parts and functional textiles.


TAITRA is Taiwan's foremost nonprofit trade promoting organization. Sponsored by the government and industry organizations, TAITRA assists enterprises to expand their global reach. Headquartered in Taipei, TAITRA operates 5 local offices as well as 63 branches worldwide.

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