||Since its established in 1978, the Taiwan Bags Association (TBA) has been the voice of the Luggage, Handbags, Sports bags, Casual bags, and Leathergoods industry in Taiwan. Over the years, it has provided strong leadership for the industry, and involved in governor to make policy which will sharpen the industry's future.
The TBA is a non-profit organization which represents more than 100 member companies including manufacturers, trading companies. In order to remain competitive edge, many Member companies have set up overseas factories in China and Southeast Asia. With low labor costs, Taiwan bag industry remains competitive in the market in both price and quality.
The first priority for TBA members is being placed by the industry on design and research development, instead of on production. This is an indication that people in the industry are beginning to ex-exert their effort to keep their roots in Taiwan.