Calling China's Taiwan Bluff

Delfeld, Carl
February 2006
Forbes Asia;2/13/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p43
The article focuses on the relationship of Taiwan with China. Any military conflict of China with Taiwan would cancel Beijing's showcase 2008 Olympics. The economic integration of Taiwan into China is increasing. Taiwanese companies need to constantly innovate in order to stay competitive with China.


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