History

May ’11 Co-organized the Taiwan Trade Mission to West and South Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Jan ’11 Published the 2011-2012 TABA Member Directory, to help TABA members promote in the African markets.
Held a special banquet in celebration of TABA’s 4th founding anniversary and the 2011 Lunar New Year on the 3rd floor of the TICC Banquet Hall.
Nov ’10 Co-organized the 2010 Taiwan Trade Mission to North Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Sep ’10 Appointed Mr. Huang Chie-Yien, senior manager at TAITRA, to serve as Secretary General of TABA.
Paid courtesy calls to Minister H.E. Shih of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, former Director General Huang of the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Minister H.E. Yang of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director General Chen of the Department of African Affairs, and Deputy Director General Hsiang of the Department of Economic and Trade Affairs, to exchange views on how Taiwan can tap into the African markets.
Aug ’10 Co-organized the 2010 IFSEC South Africa with WES Worldwide Expo Services Ltd.
Jun ’10 Co-organized the 2010 Taiwan Trade Mission to West Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
May ’10 Appointed Mr. Brian Lee, senor specialist at TAITRA, to serve as Secretary General of TABA.
Co-organized the 2010 Taiwan Trade Mission to East Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Jan ’10 Convened the 1st session of the 2nd Members’ Representatives Conference and reelected the current Board Member, Chairman Chou, Vice Chairpersons Lin, Yeh, and Wang, Executive Supervisor Cheng, Secretary General Wu, who also served as TAITRA senior specialist.
Dec ’09 Co-organized the 2009 Taiwan Trade Mission to visit potential markets in Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Oct ’09 Co-organized the 2009 Taiwan Trade Mission to Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Jun ’09 Co-organized the 2009 IFSEC South Africa with WES Worldwide Expo Services Ltd.
Nov ’08 Held the 2008 TABA members get-together party at the Sunworld Dynasty Hotel.
Aug ’08 Chairman Chou led the 2008 Taiwan Trade Mission to East and West Africa, visiting four African nations.
Jan ’08 Invited Mr. Chen, general manager of Fecher Int’l Co in Kenya, and Mr. Lin, general manager of Dopex Industrial in Libya, to serve as TABA consultants.
Dec ’07 Approved the rules on trade promotion subsidy for TABA member companies during the first session of the 4th TABA Board Meeting.
Nov ’07 Co-organized the 2007 Taiwan Auto Parts and Accessories Mission to South Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Signed an MOU with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) as well as with the Egyptian Businessmen’s Association (EBA) during the 2007 Taiwan Trade Mission to North and East Africa.
Oct ’07 Organized a monthly event for the first time and invited Chain Rail Group Corp. Chairman Wu as the keynote speaker during a forum on how to succeed in the Nigerian market.
Jul ’07 Obtained official certificates issued by the Taipei District Court recognizing TABA as a legal entity.
May ’07 Co-organized the 2007 Taiwan Trade Mission to Africa with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).
Approved revisions of articles 25 and 27 of the TABA Charter and set quorum for annual general meetings.
Jan ’07 TABA officially established under the aegis of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, with office located on 6th fl (6C-09) of the TWTC Exhibition Hall 1.
Passed rules and regulations, and adopted 35 provisions under the Articles of Association.
Elected Chou Liao-de, general manager of QQQ Industrial Corp., as the 1st Chairman of TABA.
Published and released first issue of the TABA Business Weekly with subsequent issues released every Thursday, featuring related information and business opportunity in the African markets.
Oct ‘06 Founded the TABA preparatory committee and recruited local businesses interested in trade with Africa to be members.