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Taiwan Defence and Security Report Q4 2010

  • Published: October 2010
  • Region: Taiwan
  • 76 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Combined Service Forces
  • CSBC Corporation, Taiwan
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The Taiwan Defence and Security Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, defence and security associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Taiwan's defence and security industry.

Taiwan’s defence industry sits at the centre of a complex political and economic web of relations between the US and China. A potential US-Taiwan arms deals announced in January 2010 was the latest item to disrupt US-China affairs, illustrating the pivotal role of the small island state. A lack of military contact between the US and China has meant that increased pressure is placed on frontier zones. In Taiwan, there remains distrust over Chinese intentions with Taiwan's parliament issuing a report expressing its suspicion that China would attempt use the bilateral Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) signed by the two countries in June as a means toward China's political goal of reunification. The parliamentary report warned that China would seek to compel Taiwan to participate in political discussions of peaceful reunification, once Taiwan became more economically dependent on READ MORE >

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Taiwan Security SWOT
Taiwan Defence Industry SWOT
Taiwan Political SWOT
Taiwan Economic SWOT
Taiwan Business Environment SWOT

Global Political Outlook
Global Hotspots
Table: Election Timetable, H210-2011
United States: Obama To Be Tested By Mid-Term Elections
Latin America: Beyond Lula
Western Europe: All About Austerity
Central Europe: New Governments To Be Tested
South-East Europe: Turkey's Ongoing Evolution
Russia And The Former Soviet Union: Focus On Security
Middle East: Ongoing Challenges
Sub-Saharan Africa: The Election Conundrum
Asia: The Usual Risks Prevail
Wild Cards To Watch

North East Asia Security Overview
The Strategic Outlook for The 2010s
Flashpoints and Faultlines in North East Asia
The Taiwan Strait
Disputed Islands
The Evolution of North East Asia

Political Overview
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook

Security Risk Analysis
BMI’s Security Ratings
Table: Asia Pacific Regional Security Ratings
Table: Asia Pacific State Vulnerability To Terrorism Index
Taiwan’s Security Risk
City Terrorism Rating
Table: BMI’s Asia City Terrorism Index

Security Overview
Internal Security Situation
External Security Situation

Armed Forces and Government Spending
Armed Forces
Table: Regional Armed Forces, 2010 Forecast (including conscripted, ‘000 personnel)
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Market Structure
Recent Changes

Arms Trade Overview
Industry Trends and Developments
Procurement Trends and Developments
Competitive Landscape

Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Taiwan’s Armed Forces, 2007-2014 (‘000 personnel)
Table: Taiwan’s Government Defence Expenditure, 2007-2014
Key Risks To BMI’s Forecast Scenario
Macroeconomic Forecast

Company Profiles
Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC)
CSBC Corporation, Taiwan
Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology
Combined Service Forces

Country Snapshot: Taiwan Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2000-2030
Section 2: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2000-2005
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2005 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Manufacturing Wages, 2005-2012

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Defence Industry
City Terrorism Rating
Table: Methodology

- Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC)

- CSBC Corporation, Taiwan

- Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology

- Combined Service Forces

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