Focused Trade Mission to Taiwan

Focused Trade Mission to Taiwan

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Focused Trade Mission to Taiwan

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Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 12, 2019

Taipei, Taiwan

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Although it is a small island about the size of Maryland and Delaware combined, Taiwan has developed into one of the world's largest economic and trading entities. Over the past decade, Taiwan has transformed itself from a light industry-manufacturing base to a global center for the production of high technology products. In 2017 U.S. exports of consumer-oriented agricultural products grew 6% at over US$1.5 billion, making it the 7th largest export market for the aggregate. Taiwan is the 11th largest U.S. market for processed foods as well, totaling US$629.7 million in 2017, down 1%. 

U.S. exports of food products have some advantages in the Taiwanese food market. They include:

  • U.S. food products enjoy an excellent reputation among consumers
  • The growing modern retail industry is looking for new imported food products
  • The majority of consumers have become more health conscious and tend to be less concerned about costs when shopping.
  • The popularity of American holidays and culture/lifestyle lead to promotional events organized around these themes by restaurants and hotels throughout the year
  • There is a wide variety of U.S. food products available to consumers
  • Consumers are brand-conscious, and America is a leader in food brands that set trends
  • Increasing growth of fast food chains and casual dining restaurants is a key to industry growth

Deadlines
Registration Deadline: December 21, 2018 - $400

Services May Include:

  • One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers
  • Pre-event custom product research
  • Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Retail store tour
  • Table top showcase and trade reception
  • Inclusion in Trade Mission brochure containing your company profile, contact details and product lines
  • Translation of up to 2 pages of materials to Mandarin
  • Interpreter
  • On-site assistance by Food Export's In-Market Representative.
  • Identifying top leads and follow up letter

Saturday/Sunday, March 9, 2019 / March 10, 2019
Arrival in Taipei from Tokyo/US

Monday, March 11, 2019
Country briefings and retail tours

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Business matchmaking meetings

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Departures from Taipei.

Top U.S. processed food exports to Taiwan included:

  • Food preparations
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Snack foods
  • Processed vegetables and pulses
  • Processed fruit
  • Chocolate and confectionery
  • Beer and wine
  • Processed/prepared dairy products
  • Prepared/preserved seafood

Country Profile
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Even the most experienced exporters have questions from time to time. Whether you are new or a seasoned exporter take advantage of 1-1 support through the Food Export Helpline™. Learn more.

IAS Corp Finds Success at the Focused Trade Mission to Taiwan 
In May 2014, the International American Supermarket Corp (IAS) located in Piscataway, NJ in the 6th Congressional District, attended the Focused Trade Mission to Taiwan. Their participation in the Trade Mission resulted in one new distributorship and $60,000 in sales.

IAS Corp is a service provider specializing in the export of American food products. Over the past 30 years they have linked over 60 American producers to over 100 distributors all over the world. 

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Read about the success companies have attained by participating in Focused Trade Missions.

Visit Two Markets At Once! Register for a Back-to-Back Food Show PLUS! and Focused Trade Mission and Save!

Register for Food Show PLUS! at FOODEX. March 4-8, 2019 
Register by the deadline and receive the Focused Trade Mission for only $325 and the Food Show PLUS! for only $300.*

*Registration for both missions must occur on the same transaction to be eligible for the discount. If one of the mission registrations is cancelled, the discount is forfeited for the remaining mission.

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