American Institute in Taiwan
A nonprofit corporation that represents U.S. interests in Taiwan in lieu of an embassy. In 1979, the United States terminated formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan when it recognized the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government of Taiwan. The AIT was authorized to continue commercial, cultural and other relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. Contact: American Institute in Taiwan; 7, Section 3, Lane 134, Hsin Yi Road; Taipei, 10659, Taiwan; Tel:  (2) 2162-2000; Web: http://ait.org.tw.