Beijing's latest trade bans have limited impact on Taiwan's economy: Analysts

A view of the port of Keelung in Taiwan on Aug 4, 2022. China is Taiwan's largest trading partner. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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SINGAPORE - Beijing halted some trade with Taiwan in retaliation against United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to the island earlier this week, but analysts believe this will have a marginal impact on Taiwan's economy.

That is because Beijing has not disrupted the flow of Taiwan's most valuable export: semiconductors, the critical components used in items such as smartphones, medical devices and cars.

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