Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan.Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets.

Since its establishment, TAITRA has developed a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network composed of over 1,300 trained specialists stationed at its headquarters in Taipei, in five local branch offices in Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung, as well as in over 63 representative offices around the world.

In association with its sister organizations, the Taiwan Trade Center, Inc. (TTC) and the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA continues to do everything possible to adapt its trade promotion strategies to the changing international trends and conditions.TAITRA's major functions include Market Development, Strategic Marketing, Trade Information Services, Exhibitions, Convention Services, Trade Education, and TaiwanTrade (an e-Trading Hub service).

Tremendous business opportunities can be found in Taiwan's dynamic economy. Taiwan's strategic location, infrastructure and capital make the island an ideal springboard for business operations throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. TAITRA, together with its experienced trade specialists, all stand ready to help you do business with Taiwan.

• Contacts :
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)
Address:5-7F1., 333 Keelung Rd., Sec. 1, Taipei 11012, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-2725-5200
Fax: +886-2-2757-6653
E-mail: taitra@taitra.org.tw