Training the tiger

Providers of risk-management solutions are eyeing Taiwan closely as interest increases in the country’s fledgling risk-management industry. Taiwan’s rapid economic expansion and increased demand for energy at a time of high oil prices has been the catalyst for much of the recent interest in energy risk management.

Although there are still some deep-rooted cultural reservations about the use of derivatives and hedging, risk management looks set to play a bigger role in the coming years in the fina