Montana receives 30,000 surgical masks from Taiwan

HELENA, Mont. – Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice announced the state received a shipment of 30,000 surgical masks as a gift from Taiwan.

The Export Montana team at the Montana Department of Commerce coordinated the shipment from Taiwan to the state’s warehouse.


“The Montana Department of Commerce has long valued our state’s strong relationship with Taiwan, and we are grateful for this gift to protect against COVID-19,” Rice said. “As Montanans continue to work together to curtail the spread of this virus, it’s encouraging to know our ties with Taiwan are stronger than ever and we can count on our friends in this global effort.”