To assist Taiwan traders and manufacturers in coping with the challenges faced in the global marketplace and to enhance their competitiveness, TAITRA offers comprehensive market surveys and shares the latest data and trends with local business people through publications, online media, and seminars.

Market Surveys

TAITRA provides professional information of international trade and in-depth market surveys of manufacturing and services sectors on China and emerging markets as well as developed economies. Researchers also conduct numerous analyses concerning important trade issues on a regular basis. Research information can be acquired by businesses through seminars, print or digital publications.

Global Market Potential Indicators (GMPIs)

The Global Market Potential Indicators is the essential guide for Taiwanese businesses targeting international markets. The annual indicators rank top 80 export markets worldwide by their potential of economic growth and market sizes. The indicators also identify product needs and gather market information based on the appraisal of TAITRA and the Ministry of Economic Affairs’ extensive overseas network.

International Trade Biweekly

International Trade Biweekly (ITB), a Chinese-language periodical, gives manufacturers and traders a practical medium to gather the latest business information and issues from around the world. Over 100 Taiwan trade and economic offices overseas, along with over 50 local journalists, are involved in collecting, processing, and compiling current material for this biweekly trade magazine. Made available to businesses throughout the island and abroad, ITB comes with a trade data supplement called Trade Opportunity, which contains a list of buyer inquiries collected by the overseas trade offices, as well as information on worldwide importers supplied by reputable business research organizations.

Country Trade Profiles Online

To assist Taiwan enterprises in sourcing useful information for business purposes, TAITRA set up a Chinese-language website: http://www.taitraesource.com, which offers numerous links to other websites featuring international trade practices and country profiles of 169 nations. The website has attracted over 2,567,330 visitors since October 2005.