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Feb 11, 2019

Exchange Missions between Belize and Taiwan

Today, a cheque of sixty thousand dollars was handed over to the government of Belize from the Republic of China (Taiwan) to facilitate one of two exchange investment missions between both countries to be launched in 2019 by the Ministry of Investment Trade and Commerce. The objectives are to increase foreign direct investment in priority industries, specifically the tourism industry, and provide trade opportunities that will help to increase revenues to G.O.B., while strengthening bilateral relationships enjoyed by both countries for thirty years.


Tracy Panton

Tracy Panton, Minister of State, Trade & Investment

“This opportunity to look at organizing a formal investment trade mission from Belize to Taiwan and from Taiwan to Belize, we feel will open up many new doors from those who wish to invest and support trade relations to Belize. So we are very grateful, ambassador, for the support of your government and people as we continue to work at expanding our economic agenda and more importantly strengthening our relations with Taiwan.”


Remus Li-Kuo Chen

Remus Li-Kuo Chen, Taiwanese Ambassador to Belize

“As the Ambassador, I am honoured to be here today and represent the government to hand over the disbursement to Minister Panton to facilitate two Taiwanese investment missions. The bond between Belize and Taiwan is solid and strong with many projects or programmes on trade, education, culture, information technology, public health, agriculture, aquaculture have been successfully implemented over the past thirty years.”


The first mission is scheduled from May fourth to May eleventh.

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