Both sides have the TIFA talks achieved fruitful results in March, said Ma, while new, common opinions led investment principles and information and communication technology services, as well as establishing new TIFA working groups on trade barriers going hand in hand with investments and technical aspects. Ma expressed his hope that Taiwan and the United States continue to be promoting the economic cooperation and trade under the TIFA. Very Taiwan wishes to join regional trade bloc, such as, for example, the trans-Pacific partnership. The trans-Pacific partnership is a recommended trade agreement, with negotiators from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Viet Nam and the United States. Other nations such as Japan and South Korea also strive to attend the discussions of the emerging Pact. A further indication of the strong alliance between Taiwan and the United States is a manifestation of US President Barack Obama, during a meeting with the Mainland Chinese leader XI Jingping in June that his Administration strongly supported the improvement of relations to each side of the Taiwan Strait during the last years and hope that this process will continue, continue in a mutually acceptable manner.
“The American President thanked the U.S. House of representatives for the support with regard to Taiwan’s request observer status in the International Civil Aviation Organization” to gain (ICAO). President MA hopes that H.R. 1151, which was signed by Obama on July 12, Taiwan will help to take part at the triennial meeting of the ICAO, which is planned for September in Montreal, Canada. Relations between Taiwan and the United States are at the highest level ever for 30 years, and the support of the United States Congress plays a key role”, said Ma. We hope in the future more initiatives and legislation, to support and strengthen the mutual cooperation and the Exchange.”.