Taiwan will send a team to attend the 7th round of the WTO Environmental Commodities Agreement (EGA) held at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 15 to 19 June, and will strive to include LED lighting and bicycles in the tariff-free list, which will contribute to the export of related products. According to the Taiwan industry estimates, last year, Taiwan's LED lighting and bicycle products, the total exports were 1.537 billion US dollars and 2.78 billion US dollars. Taiwan, Australia, Canada, mainland China, Costa Rica, the European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Switzerland, the United States a total of 14 WTO members on July 8 last year in Geneva, Switzerland, WTO headquarters Announced the formal launch of the EGA negotiations, and on January 24 last year, Switzerland Davos (Davos) joint declaration reveaLED Recessed Spotlight APEC 54 environmental goods based on the search for further liberalization. Yang Jenny, director of the International Trade Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, said that the 7th round of the WTO Environmental Commodities Agreement held at the WTO Headquarters was a technical consultation. Members wanted to include other projects on the basis of APEC 54 environmental commodities and to expand the discussion. , Industry expectations LED lighting and bicycles and other items into the tariff-free list. Ministry of Economic Affairs officials said that 17 countries will be for environmental protection related products, throughout the energy-saving renewable, environmental protection-related industries, each country depending on its development and industry situation to their own list. There is still a list of the members of the current state has not yet submitted to the intersection, but also to each other to lobby each other to gather consensus, Yang Jenny assessment, because the current negotiations are still in the early stages, is expected to take 2 years to complete the negotiations The Taiwan is an export-oriented economy, whether it is bilateral, double-sided or multilateral negotiations, as long as Taiwan's foreign trade agreement (FTA) has been slow to expand and the export market is blocked, and the EGA negotiations are helping Taiwan. To reduce tariffs, are beneficial to Taiwan. The EGA negotiations were based on the APEC 54 environmental commodities reveaLED Recessed Spotlight by the Davos Consortium in Switzerland on 24 January last year, seeking further liberalization, based on the current progress of the APEC 54 environment in the WTO and RTA centers of the China Economic Research Institute Commodity tariff reduction analysis shows that Taiwan's foreign export value can increase by about
3.99 to $ 499 million. For more information on LED, please click on China LED Network or focus on WeChat public account (cnLED Recessed Spotlightw2013).