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2009 Market Research Reports

Short content summaries of the 2009 Market Research Reports including Industry Sector Analyses and Market Bulletins of Interest to US Exporters follow. For free access to these reports (U.S. companies only), please kindly register your company.

Taiwan: Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facilities (Taiwan - 04/30/2009)

In the past decades, untreated municipal wastewater seriously polluted Taiwan's rivers. During the 1980s, the Taiwan authorities began the planning and construction of municipal water treatment facilities and the Taipei Metropolitan Sewage Treatment System Development Project was initiated and imple...

Taiwan: Household Cleaners Market (Taiwan - 03/31/2009)

Taiwan’s market for household cleaners is relatively well-developed and mature. In 2008, Taiwan’s total market for household cleaners amounted to US$213 million. Taiwan is open to foreign brands, which accounted for about 43% (US$91 million) of the household cleaners market in 2008. Taiwanese con...

Taiwan: Training Services (Taiwan - 02/24/2009)

Taiwan’s training services industry has grown steadily over the years as more and more local training companies have emerged. The main areas of training include IT training, language training, professional certification training, soft skills training and management/leadership training. The quali...

Taiwan: Hotel and Restaurant Equipment Market (Taiwan - 02/13/2009)

Spurred by government economic stimulus and the opening of the market to mainland Chinese tourists and casino gaming industry, there is an unprecedented expansion in new hotels, luxury resorts, and haute restaurants in Taiwan, with 57 new star-rated hotels being opened in Taiwan’s hotel market betwe...

Taiwan: Using Wireless Sensors for Environmental Monitoring and Control (Taiwan - 02/05/2009)

Environmental issues can be addressed using a variety of methods. In this report, we examine the use of Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) technology within the realm of environmental monitoring. We also analyze its possibilities and crucial role in next-generation environmental monitoring and control te...

Taiwan: Pet Products (Taiwan - 02/04/2009)

As the result of an increase in the number of single households and a declining birthrate, people in Taiwan continue to look to pets for companionship. Local pet owners are willing to spend increasing amounts of money on their pets. These trends are expected to bolster the Taiwan market for pet pr...

Taiwan: Hosts of Two Major International Sporting Events in 2009 (Taiwan - 1/20/2009)

Taiwan will host two international multi-sport events, the Eighth World Games and the 21st Summer Deaflympics. The World Games will take place in Kaohsiung July 16 – 26, 2009. This is the first international multi-sport event to be held in Taiwan. Two months later, Taipei is hosting the 21st Summer Deaflympics September 5 – 15, 2009. The Summer Deaflympics is among the world’s fastest growing sporting events, and also the world’s second oldest multiple sports games after the Olympics. These two athletic events will mark a historic milestone for sports in Taiwan, and via corporate sponsorship provide an amazing marketing opportunity to create brand recognition throughout Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific region.

Taiwan: Green Building and Green Building Material (Taiwan - 1/1/2009)

Taiwan’s market on green building and green building material has been prosperous since 2004 when the government initiated a “Green Building promotion Program” of the Challenge 2008 - National Development Policy. Taiwan’s current building code requires newly constructed building must use at least 5% of certified green building materials to get the build permit. Four types of green building materials are defined by Taiwan’s authorities: (1) Healthy green building material...

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