A new study finds that coronavirus has negatively impacted young people's willingness to join the labour force.
According to an official press release on the website of the European Council, the EU is taking swift action to make available money to help tackle the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
ECCT directors give their predictions for the year ahead and what trends to watch
By Duncan Levine
The government is offering rescue loans for labourers facing financial difficulty due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States' economy has had its worst performance since the great recession in 2008 in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20).
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is warning that if Taiwan is attacked, the global economy could face devastation as most semiconductors in the world are produced here.
Central bank Governor Yang Jin-long says interest rates are likely to remain unchanged for the time being, as the local economy is not overheating.
The European Commission has proposed new rules on who can use and access data generated in the EU across all economic sectors
Wealth effects from stock market fuel sales
By Matt Kovac
By H Henry Chang, Chairman, ECCT
The board of Taiwan's central bank decided unanimously to raise the discount rate, the rate on refinancing of secured loans, and the rate on temporary accommodations to 1.375%, 1.75%, and 3.625%, respectively, effective from today. The decision was made at the bank's quarterly policymaking meeting on 17 March
The central bank is leaving key interest rates unchanged following its quarterly policy-making meeting
Just a week after announcing an emergency 50 basis point rate cut, the US Federal Reserve cut rates today by a further full percentage point to a range of 0-0.25%.
Economist Chen Xin-hui says the island's manufacturing sector should brace itself for a transition period, as businesses continue to navigate uncertainty first triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
What happens when the gig economy is less free, less flexible and less satisfying than what was originally promised?
By Joanna Lee
While we are living in a VUCA world, the global economy is still growing at a reasonable rate of around 3%, powered by the United States and is now in the longest expansionary period on record (since June 2009), although it is weakening.
The ECCT's 2020 Position Papers were officially released at a Premium Event lunch.
A copy of the annual publication was officially handed over by ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo to the Taiwan government, represented by Chen Mei-ling, Minister of the National Development Council (NDC). The event was also attended by around 100 guests, including board directors, committee chairpersons, European trade office representatives and other ECCT members. A summary of the main theme and overview were presented at the event by the chairman. Following the lunch, the papers were released to the media at a press conference, which was attended by around 30 journalists from print, television and online media groups.