Buyers from emerging markets to target Taiwan


TAIPEI — Representatives of 13 major companies from emerging countries will attend an investment and procurement seminar in Taipei Dec. 9 that is expected to generate business opportunities worth about US$60 million for local suppliers, organizers said Saturday.

According to the semi-official Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the companies, all with annual revenues in excess of US$30 million, are based in Brazil, Indonesia, India, Egypt, Russia and countries in the Middle East, covering a wide range of areas from garments to beauty care products and car components.

They include Ghabbour Group Auto from Egypt, Cia Hering, a garment brand in Brazil, and TV shopping shop Neolab Prima from Indonesia.