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The four proposed targets

  • The Four Proposed Targets


    (1) TO ATTRACT INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT
    TEPZ's first investor applied in August, 1969. By the end of December 2018, 158 export enterprises were approved, and investment capital reached a total of 3,666 million US dollars. Among the categories of industry admissible to TEPZ, electronic parts and components manufacturing occupy the largest share(62%), followed by optical products manufacturing(32%) , wholesale trade and other manufacturing(6%).16.95% of the investment capital comes from domestic sources, with 23.7% coming from foreign investors, and 59.35% from joint ventures.

    (2) TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL TRADE
    At the end of December 2018, TEPZ's total exports amounted to US$34.96billion which was 12.68% of the total EPZ's exports. 74.59% of the TEPZ's total exports went to Asia, followed by 15.49 % to Europe,6.5% to North America, and 3.42% to other areas.

    (3) TO INTRODUCE NEW TECHNIQUES
    Most of the TEPZ's export enterprises take advantage of new equipment and know-how to produce high quality products. Many companies have participated in technical cooperation projects with foreign concerns while others employ overseas technicians or send local employees abroad to receive technical training. These helped to upgrade the industrial level, to promote industrial automation and to improve production techniques through better management and working efficiency.

    (4) TO CREATE NEW JOBS
    In 1971, the newly-established TEPZ had only 1,918 employees. At the end of December 2018, TEPZ had 9,584 employees. Most of the workers come from Central Taiwan, mostly from Taichung City.


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