The President of the Republic, Mario Abdo Benítez, received this Wednesday the visit of the Vice Chancellor of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Alexander Tah-ray Yui. “We continue to consolidate the strategic alliance that during this government has given important results to the country,” he stressed.
At the end of the meeting, the national chancellor, Julio César Arriola, reported that Alexander Tah-ray Yui came to thank Taiwan for the support received during the administration of Mario Abdo Benítez, who will leave the Executive on August 15, 2023.
On the occasion, the authorities discussed very important issues, such as the increase in trade that occurred from 2018 to date. This is an increase of 504 percent, he specified.
The entry of Paraguayan beef into the Taiwanese market was also discussed, which in 2022 registered sales worth US$ 203 million, which means 93 percent of current exports, in said area and to that country.
The entry of pork to the island, materialized in this Government and the future entry of poultry meat, were other points analyzed. Regarding the latter, the chancellor explained that the management is in full process.
At another time, he reported that the cooperation of projects related to health, housing, security, defense, among others, was also on the agenda. “We were also talking about leaving the frozen pork meat at zero tariff, it is paying a tariff of 12.5 percent,” he finally said.