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Has Taiwan Lost Its Roar as an “Asian Tiger” Economy?

Once known as an Asian Tiger with its economy built on successful hi-tech manufacturing, Taiwan's recent economic growth has been relatively sluggish. Why has it lost its roar?

Once known as a hugely successful " Asian Tiger" economy built on hi-tech manufacturing, Taiwan's recent economic growth has been relatively sluggish, wages have stagnated and young people are leaving for better paid jobs in China and elsewhere. So what does the self-ruled island need to do to start roaring again? Caroline Bayley reports from Taipei.

Producer and Presenter: Caroline Bayley

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