Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 8: Taiwan, Asia, and the Global Economic Crisis Open Access
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Taiwan’s position in the world is, in many ways, dependent on its economic power and influence. Taiwan’s open economy means both that it is heavily integrated into the world economy, and that it is extremely vulnerable to international economic trends. This conference, held on December 2, 2009, looked not only at the consequences of the recent economic crisis on Taiwan’s political strategies, but also its current economic strategies and its increasing ties with the People’s Republic of China.