Promising Future for Taipei with Strong Economic Growth Potential
Jun 18, 2017
By Editor of Taipeiecon/TIER
According to the latest “Asia-Pacific Cities of the Future 2015/16” released by fDi Intelligence under the Financial Times, Taipei secured 3rd place in the final ranking and broke its own record by defeating another 3 competitors as compared to the previous year. Taipei also won the 2nd and 4th places in terms of economic growth potential and friendly business environment. In addition, up to 24,280 patents were registered between 2010 and 2014, pushing Taipei to become the 3rd highest city of all in the survey. Innovative talent has been proactively coming to Taiwan around the world. As far as the population is concerned, Taipei is a medium-sized city with 2.5 to 5 million residents but tops the list of counterparts in terms of the overall ranking, its economic growth potential and friendly business environment. All the strengths make Taipei an optimal destination for quite a few investors.
Global Financial Center Index Ranking; Taipei City Seeks Progress in Stability
Jun 18, 2017
By Huang Nuan-yun/TIER
The London Z/Yen British consulting company published a result from the latest 18th session “Global Financial Centres Index 18 (GFCI 18)” this September 2015. London won over New York and became the largest financial center around the world with a total score of 796 points; New York took the second place with a score of 788 points; HK took the 3rd place, and the successive 4-10th places were acquired by Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Zurich, Toronto, San Francisco, and Washington, respectively. As for Taipei City, its total score was 686 points, ranking the 26th around the world and the 10th in the Asia region. It presents a steady trend as the GFCI 17, which placed it ahead of Melbourne, Beijing and other Asian cities. Taipei City continues to maintain its localization and in-depth “Local Specialists” status, which shows that its financial center is specialized with its energy and development growing steadily. In the future, Taipei City shall be more active in connecting with the world and heading towards more diversified, professional financial centers in connection with international markets.