Source: Taiwantrade | Updated: 28 May 2015
During the TAITRA – JETRO Joint Conference in Tochigi, Japan on May 20, TAITRA President and CEO Win-Jung Huang paid a visit to the governor of Tochigi Prefecture, Tomikazu Fukuda to discuss cooperation opportunities between Taiwan and Tochigi. Huang cited that Tochigi is famous for its Jazz culture and creative industries, while Houli, a district in Taichung, Taiwan is world-renowned for its saxophone making, accounting for a third of the world’s saxophone production. He also cited that the Taiwanese bicycle industry has worked with Tochigi’s racing teams and the local tournament organizers. “These are just some of the promising areas that Taiwan and Tochigi can further develop together,” said Huang.
Huang and Governor Fukada also discussed cooperation opportunities in the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, and Exhibitions) field. “Tochigi is a fully fledged MICE venue and our cooperation opportunities are immense.” said Huang. “Tochigi’s Nasu-Shiobara and the World Heritage Site of Nikko are most frequented by tourists from Taiwan, and the tourists from Taiwan are ranked first among the foreign tourists that come to Tochigi,” he added.
In wrapping up their meeting, Huang extended an invitation to the governor to visit Taiwan and discuss further cooperation possibilities.
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