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Taipei hosts Taiwan-US-Japan trilateral security dialogue

December 16, 2021

TAIPEI -- Opening the 2021 Taiwan-US-Japan Trilateral Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue in Taipei City, President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirmed Taiwan's commitment to working with like-minded partners to promote a secure, peaceful, free and open Indo-Pacific region.
She said no amount of external pressure could shake Taiwan's commitment to freedom, human rights, the rule of law, and particularly partnering with like-minded democracies around the world.

Profound impact on trade from rising freight rates, says research report

December 16, 2021

BEIJING -- Rapidly rising shipping rates compounding crippling supply chain disruptions are straining China's minnow commodities exporters as key industry stakeholders prepare for further challenges, according to the  global banking research and advisory firm, East and Partners, which says elevated freight rates could extend well into 2023.