Taiwan’s Ambassador to India visits Infopark


Kochi: The Ambassador of Taiwan to India, Mr Philip Wen-chyi Ong visited Infopark during his Kerala visit this week. Wen-chyi Ong was in Kochi as part of his three-day visit to the State and was accompanied by Mr David Hsu, Director (Economic division) Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre, New Delhi on his first visit to Kerala.

Addressing the media in Kochi, Wen-chyi Ong said the focus in Kerala would be on seafood, IT and English teachers to begin with. Taiwan has identified the immense potential for a prosperous partnership with India in the area of Information Technology.

Taiwan, which has established trade and technical collaboration with various Indian States in recent times, has expressed keen interest to put Kerala on a priority list in these areas of interest. Indo-Taiwan bilateral trade, which is estimated at US $5.3 billion, accounts for 1 percent of Taiwan’s total foreign trade at present while Taiwanese investment in India has hit the US $1 billion mark. This is set to grow tremendously in the next five years and Wen-chyi Ong invited Indian trade, business and tourists to visit Taiwan.

Anil Philip
Kerala IT News


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