Answered By: Jeremy Zimmett
Last Updated: Dec 01, 2023     Views: 45

FIELD Global Immersion Resources: Taiwan

Where can I find country, industry and market information and news about Taipei to help me with FIELD Global Immersion?


Industry and market research

  • Passport
    • Useful for: consumer-related industry reports across a variety of geographies/countries. 
      • To begin, enter an industry or keyword and geography keywords in search (ex: commodities Taiwan).
    • Search tips: use concise keywords.  Go to "Analysis" section for full industry reports; Go to "Consumers" section to brows reports on consumer lifestyles, or search: lifestyle Taiwan within the Consumers > lifestyles section.
  • EMIS
    • Useful for: emerging market information, including company info, news and niche industry reports. Strong foreign language news component.
    • Search tips: At the top of the page under Region/Country, deselect all and re-select your GEO country. Then enter industry or company keywords.  Can search in multiple languages.
  • Statista

Country information and data

  • Economist Intelligence Unit
    • Useful for: in-depth country information covering recent economic and political developments, risk and regulation, and the broad business environment.
    • Search tips: go to "Data Tool" to download specific indicators of interest, including indicators relating to consumer consumption, income, demographics, etc.
  • Capital IQ Pro
    • Useful for: looking at country-specific transactions (such as recent M&A activity) and supply chain data. Overall general profile for the country's banking and economic data.
    • Search tips: go to "Geographies" from the top menu ribbon, then Asia-Pacific > Taiwan


  • Factiva
    • Useful for: targeted news search on specific industries, companies or countries
    • Search tips: use News Pages to read today’s news from selected newspapers such as Wall Street Journal; use the Search Builder under the Search tab when conducting a news search within the database. It allows to limit a search by date, region, source, headline, etc.
  • ABI/ProQuest
    • Useful for: targeted publications on business and management topics such as strategy, business model, design new services, retail trends, etc.
  • Nikkei Asian Review
    • Useful for: news relation to tensions in Taiwan, deals in Asia, as well as economic and political updates
    • Search tips: the menu ribbon is easy to navigate; not much is hidden
  • EMIS (See above)