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School of Business | Department of Marketing and Management | International Business | 2009
Thesis number: 12169
The role of governments in Finno-Taiwanese business relations
|Title:||The role of governments in Finno-Taiwanese business relations|
|Year:||2009 Language: eng|
|Department:||Department of Marketing and Management|
|Academic subject:||International Business|
|Index terms:||kansainväliset yhtiöt; international companies; suhdetoiminta; public relations; ulkopolitiikka; foreign policy; Taiwan; Taiwan; Suomi; Finland; kauppa; commerce; ulkomaankauppa; foreign trade|
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|Key terms:||Finland; Suomi; Taiwan; governmental intervention; valtio; interventio; trade; kansainvälinen kauppa|
Objectives of the research: The main purpose of this thesis was to study the roles of government in business relations between Finland and Taiwan. The focus was on finding out how the lack of official diplomatic relations influences Finnish business operations in Taiwan. This thesis is conducted as a part of The Center of Markets in Transition (CEMAT) research on Taiwan.
Methodology:Qualitative research was conducted to collect empirical material for this thesis. Data for the thesis was collected through interviews and documentary analysis.
Findings and conclusions: The findings of this study indicate that governments do play a role in business relations between Finland and Taiwan, although they do not determine them. This means that companies can operate also in a situation where the governments do not have official diplomatic relations. There are means how governments can improve opportunities of Finnish companies in Taiwan.
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