Taiwan Trade Balance

2008 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Taiwan Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 6.4 USD bn in Oct 2020, compared with a surplus of 7.0 USD bn in the previous month. Taiwan Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2008 to Oct 2020, with an averaged value of 3.1 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 7.0 USD bn in Sep 2020 and a record low of -272.1 USD mn in Mar 2008. The Ministry of Finance provides monthly Trade Balance in USD.

In the latest reports, Taiwan Total Exports reached 31.1 USD bn in Oct 2020, an increase of 15.7 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 24.7 USD bn in Oct 2020, an increase of 5.2 % year on year.

What was Taiwan's Trade Balance in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

6,433.4

USD mn Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

7,043.7

USD mn Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

-272.1

Mar 2008

7,043.7

Sep 2020

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Updated on 09 Nov 2020

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn)

-308.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1998 - Oct 2020

Algeria (USD mn)

-791.7

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Argentina (USD mn)

718.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Armenia (USD mn)

-184.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 1995 - Oct 2020

Australia (USD mn)

5,309.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1971 - Oct 2020

Austria (USD mn)

-788.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Azerbaijan (USD mn)

-432.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Bahrain (USD mn)

856.2

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Bangladesh (USD mn)

-923.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1986 - Sep 2020

Belarus (USD mn)

338.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Belgium (USD mn)

-1,510.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Bolivia (USD mn)

-66.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1994 - Oct 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn)

-314.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Botswana (USD mn)

-104.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Brazil (USD mn)

3,727.7

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Nov 2020

Brunei (USD mn)

-104.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Bulgaria (USD mn)

-274.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (USD mn)

-27.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2020

Canada (USD mn)

-2,847.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

Chile (USD mn)

1,208.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Oct 2020

China (USD mn)

58,443.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Colombia (USD mn)

-944.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1958 - Sep 2020

Croatia (USD mn)

-776.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Cyprus (USD mn)

-464.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Czech Republic (USD mn)

3,016.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

Denmark (USD mn)

1,029.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Ecuador (USD mn)

401.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1965 - Sep 2020

Egypt (USD mn)

-2,706.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Estonia (USD mn)

4.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

European Union (USD mn)

27,127.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Finland (USD mn)

-447.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Sep 2020

France (USD mn)

-6,770.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Georgia (USD mn)

-393.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Germany (USD mn)

20,741.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Ghana (USD mn)

196.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2020

Greece (USD mn)

-1,744.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

-4,742.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Hungary (USD mn)

1,336.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2020

Iceland (USD mn)

-51.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

India (USD mn)

-9,960.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2020

Indonesia (USD mn)

3,576.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1967 - Oct 2020

Iran (USD mn)

20,500.0

2015

yearly

1950 - 2015

Ireland (USD mn)

8,864.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1970 - Sep 2020

Israel (USD mn)

-1,553.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

Italy (USD mn)

8,365.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Ivory Coast (USD mn)

-97.6

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2020

Japan (USD mn)

2,987.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Oct 2020

Jordan (USD mn)

-869.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1972 - Sep 2020

Kazakhstan (USD mn)

-246.6

Sep 2020

monthly

Sep 1995 - Sep 2020

Kenya (USD mn)

-802.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 1992 - Sep 2020

South Korea (USD mn)

5,930.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Nov 2020

Kosovo (USD mn)

-314.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Kuwait (USD mn)

1,050.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

-88.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Laos (USD mn)

-9.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2020

Latvia (USD mn)

-180.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Lebanon (USD mn)

-525.4

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2020

Lithuania (USD mn)

45.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2020

Luxembourg (USD mn)

-578.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Sep 2020

Macau SAR, China (USD mn)

-1,348.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

North Macedonia (USD mn)

-101.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Sep 2020

Malawi (USD mn)

-123.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - May 2020

Malaysia (USD mn)

4,637.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Malta (USD mn)

-155.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Sep 2020

Mauritius (USD mn)

-188.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Mexico (USD mn)

6,608.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Oct 2020

Moldova (USD mn)

-296.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Mongolia (USD mn)

330.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Montenegro (USD mn)

-182.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Morocco (USD mn)

-884.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Mozambique (USD mn)

-146.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Sep 2020

Myanmar (USD mn)

8.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Nepal (USD mn)

-875.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 1974 - Oct 2020

Netherlands (USD mn)

6,446.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2020

New Zealand (USD mn)

-332.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Nigeria (USD mn)

-2,239.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Norway (USD mn)

291.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Oman (USD mn)

525.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jun 2020

Pakistan (USD mn)

-2,068.0

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Nov 2020

Palestinian Territory (USD mn)

-335.3

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Mar 2020

Panama (USD mn)

-600.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - Sep 2020

Paraguay (USD mn)

162.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Peru (USD mn)

636.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Philippines (USD mn)

-1,782.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Poland (USD mn)

1,671.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Sep 2020

Portugal (USD mn)

-1,282.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Qatar (USD mn)

1,936.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Oct 2020

Romania (USD mn)

-1,816.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 1990 - Sep 2020

Russia (USD mn)

10,796.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

108,440.2

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

Serbia (USD mn)

-510.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Singapore (USD mn)

3,208.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Slovakia (USD mn)

834.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Slovenia (USD mn)

372.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Nov 1991 - Sep 2020

South Africa (USD mn)

2,198.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Oct 2020

Spain (USD mn)

-720.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (USD mn)

-524.9

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Sudan (USD mn)

-555.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Sweden (USD mn)

532.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Switzerland (USD mn)

3,348.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Syria (USD mn)

-7,200.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Taiwan (USD mn)

6,433.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (USD mn)

-184.7

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2019

Thailand (USD mn)

2,046.5

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (USD mn)

-233.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Oct 2020

Turkey (USD mn)

-3,398.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Oct 2020

Ukraine (USD mn)

-545.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

-10,386.2

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2009 - Dec 2018

United Kingdom (USD mn)

-31,204.0

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

United States (USD mn)

-80,417.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (USD mn)

18.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Uzbekistan (USD mn)

-853.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Oct 2020

Venezuela (USD mn)

-3,437.1

Oct 2014

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Vietnam (USD mn)

600.3

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2020

Yemen (USD mn)

-411.8

Aug 2020

monthly

Jun 1990 - Aug 2020

Zambia (USD mn)

321.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Taiwan Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Construction and Properties
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

170,524.3

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1983 - Sep 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-0.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Jun 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

6.334

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Sep 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

25,026.000

2018

yearly

1951 - 2018

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

0.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1962 - Jun 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

82,727.623

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1983 - Sep 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

48.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

23,984.929

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1983 - Sep 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

13.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

22.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

36,782.913

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1983 - Jun 2020

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

176,336.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

39.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Sep 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

66,459.400

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

35,305.235

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

2.056

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

103.568

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2020

Gross National Income (NTD mn)

4,580,391.000

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2019

National Disposable Income (NTD mn)

15,263,220.000

2018

yearly

1951 - 2018

Liabilities: DM: BS: PR: Loans by Financial Institutions (NTD mn)

10,666,240.716

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Liabilities: DM: BS: PR: Domestic Corporate Bonds (NTD mn)

1,027,940.578

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Liabilities: DM: GO: Loans by Financial Institutions (NTD mn)

1,236,328.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Liabilities: DM: GO: Government Securities (NTD mn)

5,632,482.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Liabilities: DM: HN: Total (NTD mn)

16,208,738.559

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Liabilities: DM: HN: Loans by Financial Institutions (NTD mn)

15,684,072.638

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

7.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

410,674.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

2.000

2001

yearly

1990 - 2001

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

4.000

1990

yearly

1990 - 1990

Motor Vehicle Production (Unit)

251,304.000

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Industrial Production (IP) (NTD th)

1,183,612,441.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

IP: Mfg: Electronic Parts & Components Manufacturing (EC) (NTD th)

357,129,477.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

IP: Mfg: Petroleum & Coal Product Manufacturing (NTD th)

47,949,305.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

IP: Mfg: Chemical Material Manufacturing (CM) (NTD th)

105,777,607.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

IP: Mfg: Basic Metal Manufacturing (MM) (NTD th)

98,642,043.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

IP: Mfg: Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (FP) (NTD th)

62,699,397.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Electricity Supply: Total: Gross (kWh mn)

24,905.687

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Electricity Consumption: Total (kWh mn)

25,343.380

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Construction and Properties Last Frequency Range
Building Permits (Unit)

3,196.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2020

House Prices Growth (%)

6.1

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2020

Construction Commencement (CC): Cost (NTD th)

28,799,864.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

CC: Cost: Nursing House & Housing: Housing (NTD th)

16,755,124.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

0.6

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

3,827.643

2018

yearly

1983 - 2018

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

5,868.224

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1983 - Oct 2020

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

16.8

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Sep 2020

National Government Debt (USD mn)

200,300.9

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

32.8

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (NTD bn)

3,713.361

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (NTD bn)

6,554.420

2025

yearly

1997 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (NTD bn)

3,469.057

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

General Government Revenue (NTD mn)

4,489,271.000

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

General Government Revenue: Taxes on Production and Imports (NTD mn)

1,119,106.000

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

General Government Expenditure (NTD mn)

4,373,926.000

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

General Government Savings (NTD mn)

115,345.000

2018

yearly

1981 - 2018

General Govt Net Rev: Current: Taxes: Direct (NTD mn)

1,568,418.490

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

General Govt Net Rev: Current: Taxes: Indirect (NTD mn)

902,100.752

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

General Government Net Expenditure: Current (NTD mn)

2,331,854.000

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

General Govt Financing: Net Borrowing (NTD mn)

6,594.804

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

General Government Net Expenditure: Capital (NTD mn)

579,791.000

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

Govt Debt: Outstanding: Non Self-Redeeming Debt Maturity >=1 Yr (NS) (NTD mn)

6,189,120.000

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

23.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

59.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Oct 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

11,506,000.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Oct 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

3.77

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Oct 2020

Monthly Earnings (USD)

1,730

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 1983 - Sep 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

4.03

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1979 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

23.688

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

11.573

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

3.800

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Population: Male (Person th)

11,712.913

2018

yearly

1974 - 2018

Population: Female (Person th)

11,876.019

2018

yearly

1974 - 2018

Labour Force: sa: Male (Person th)

6,635.000

Sep 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Sep 2020

Labour Force: sa: Female (Person th)

5,325.000

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Oct 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate: sa (%)

59.090

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Oct 2020

Employment Rate (%)

96.330

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2019

Employment: sa: Male (Person th)

6,376.000

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Oct 2020

Employment: sa: Female (Person th)

5,129.000

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Oct 2020

Employment: Goods-Producing Industries (GP) (Person th)

4,070.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Employment: GP: Manufacturing (Person th)

3,034.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2020

Employment: Services-Producing Industries (SP) (Person th)

6,892.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2020

Unemployment Rate: sa: Male (%)

3.900

Apr 2019

monthly

May 2003 - Apr 2019

Unemployment Rate: sa: Female (%)

3.530

Apr 2019

monthly

May 2003 - Apr 2019

Unemployment Rate: Male (%)

3.860

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2019

Unemployment Rate: Female (%)

3.430

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2019

Unemployment: sa: Male (Person th)

255.000

Oct 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Oct 2020

Unemployment: Age 15 to 24 (Person th)

114.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Sep 2020

Unemployment: sa: Female (Person th)

195.000

Sep 2020

monthly

May 2003 - Sep 2020

Vacancies: Industry and Service (Person)

217,785.000

Feb 2020

semiannually

Feb 1997 - Feb 2020

MWH: Services: Wholesale and Retail Trade (Hour)

162.700

Mar 2019

monthly

Jan 1977 - Mar 2019

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Retail Sales Growth (%)

3.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

8,178,242

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Sep 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

20,486

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

13.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

59,583.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

159,492.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Consumer Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

-27.1

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2020

Consumer Confidence Growth (% Point)

-7.5

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 2020

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

11,196.823

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Household Income per Capita (USD)

14,331.459

2019

yearly

1983 - 2019

Commerce Sales (CS): Wholesale Trade (NTD mn)

832,531.897

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

CS: Retail Trade (NTD mn)

309,502.182

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

CS: Retail Trade: Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles & Related Parts & Acce (NTD mn)

51,509.539

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Commerce Sales: sa: Retail Trade (NTD mn)

322,714.973

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2019

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

-0.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Oct 2020

Core CPI Change (%)

0.534

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Oct 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

-0.278

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

-7.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1953 - Oct 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

1.437

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Sinyi Residential Property Price Index: Taiwan Area (Mar2001=100)

311.230

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.369

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

6,433.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

31,136.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

15.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

703,204.343

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

423,101.019

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

176,909.608

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

24,703.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

5.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

2,873,578.623

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

1,129,607.018

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

4,813.528

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

2,953.342

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Oct 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

9,932.455

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

5,274.668

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1991 - Sep 2020

Total Export: Custom Clearance (NTD mn)

936,364.853

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Re Export: Custom Clearance (NTD mn)

71,266.746

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Trade Balance: Custom Clearance: USD: Seasonally Adjusted (USD mn)

6,433.431

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Total Import: Custom Clearance (NTD mn)

719,598.672

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Trade Balance: Custom Clearance: Include Re Export & Re Import (NTD mn)

216,766.181

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Export: Include Re Export: Hong Kong (NTD mn)

123,787.112

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Export: Include Re Export: Japan (NTD mn)

62,618.097

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Export: Include Re Export: United States (NTD mn)

139,834.493

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Export: Include Re Export: Mainland China (NTD mn)

288,541.894

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Export: Include Re Export: Singapore (NTD mn)

47,816.467

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Import: Include Re Import: United States (NTD mn)

85,799.081

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Import: Include Re Import: Mainland China (NTD mn)

159,280.869

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Import: Include Re Import: Japan (NTD mn)

110,908.566

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Import: Include Re Import: South Korea (NTD mn)

58,926.265

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Import: Include Re Import: Saudi Arabia (NTD mn)

7,737.206

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2020

Net Terms of Trade: Reference Year=2016: Chain Linked (2016=100)

92.93

Jun 2018

monthly

Jan 2011 - Jun 2018

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

4,536.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

28,651.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

16.7

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Sep 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

3,041.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.8

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-7,850.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

830.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-8,680.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-4.6

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Sep 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

190,813.0

Sep 2020

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

30.2

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

189,183.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

28.6

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

Total Debt: % of GDP (%)

847.5

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

76.996

2025

yearly

1984 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

1,342,775.000

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

BoP: FA: Reserve Assets (USD mn)

9,421.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn)

1,734.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: CU: GS: Services (SV) (USD mn)

749.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account (CU) (USD mn)

28,651.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: CU: PI: Debit (USD mn)

7,458.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

Bop: CU: Secondary Income (USD mn)

-827.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: CU: PI: Credit (USD mn)

11,794.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: CU: GS: Goods (USD mn)

15,494.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: CU: GS: SV: Debit (USD mn)

8,256.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: CU: GS: Goods: Debit (USD mn)

62,139.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: CU: GS: Goods: Credit (USD mn)

77,633.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: CU: Primary Income (PI) (USD mn)

6,232.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: CU: GS: SV: Credit (USD mn)

9,138.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

Bop: CU: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn)

1,721.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

Bop: CU: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn)

2,857.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: FA: OI: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (NI) (USD mn)

2,441.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: DI: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (NA) (USD mn)

4,536.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

BoP: FA: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn)

2,737.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn)

18,949.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: PI: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (NA) (USD mn)

15,571.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: PI: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (NI) (USD mn)

-3,378.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn)

-5,570.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: DI: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (NI) (USD mn)

710.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Jun 2020

BoP: FA: OI: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (NA) (USD mn)

-6,021.000

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1984 - Sep 2020

International Investment Position (IIP): Assets (USD mn)

2,252,799.000

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

IIP: Liabilities (Liab) (USD mn)

910,024.000

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

IIP: Net (USD mn)

1,342,775.000

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Cross-Strait Finance: All Banks: Outward Remittance (USD mn)

39,890.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2020

Cross-Strait Finance: All Banks: Inward Remittance (USD mn)

30,646.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2020

Approved Foreign Investment: China (USD mn)

2.057

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2009 - Oct 2020

AFI: Wholesale & Retail Trade (USD mn)

80.553

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

AFI: Information & Communication (USD mn)

18.085

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

AFI: Finance and Insurance (USD mn)

144.077

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

AFI: Real Estate (USD mn)

15.210

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

AFI: Manufacturing (Mfg) (USD mn)

89.057

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

App Outward Investment: China: IN: Incl Supplementary Application (USD mn)

490.953

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2002 - Oct 2020

No of Company: Registered (RG): Total (Unit)

716,869.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Oct 2020

No of Company: Newly Registered (NR): Total (Unit)

3,946.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

0.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

88.4

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

2,568.748

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

288,979.620

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

1,702,872.815

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Oct 2020

M2 Growth (%)

6.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Oct 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

4.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1988 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

501,241.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 1969 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

4.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1988 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

20.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Oct 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

5,326.300

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1998 - Sep 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

7.9

Oct 2020

monthly

May 1988 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

1,293,879.906

Sep 2020

monthly

May 1987 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

1,303,611.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1983 - Oct 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

6.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1962 - Oct 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

537,875.6

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Total Loans (USD mn)

976,501.262

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

6.76

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

137.75

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M1A: Monthly Average: sa (NTD mn)

8,292,328.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M1B: Monthly Average: sa (NTD mn)

20,895,668.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M2: Monthly Average: sa (NTD mn)

48,864,276.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M2: Monthly Average (NTD mn)

48,691,517.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Oct 2020

Deposits: All Banks: Total (NTD mn)

33,707,077.00

May 2018

monthly

Jan 1997 - May 2018

Deposits: All Banks: EI: Private Enterprises (NTD mn)

9,560,447.00

May 2018

monthly

Jan 1997 - May 2018

Deposits: All Banks: EI: Individuals and Others (NTD mn)

23,230,475.00

May 2018

monthly

Jan 1997 - May 2018

Loans & Discounts (L&D): All Banks: Total (NTD mn)

24,989,912.00

May 2018

monthly

Jan 1997 - May 2018

L&D: All Banks: PG: Private Enterprises (NTD mn)

10,921,290.00

May 2018

monthly

Jan 1997 - May 2018

Consumer Loans: Outstanding: Domestic Bk, Foreign Bk, Med Bus Bk(DB) (NTD mn)

8,093,874.00

Jun 2018

monthly

Jul 1988 - Jun 2018

Consumer Loans: Outstanding: DB: House Purchasing (NTD mn)

6,784,321.00

Jun 2018

monthly

Jul 1988 - Jun 2018

Past Due Loan: Total (NTD mn)

76,400.00

May 2018

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2018

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

14.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2020

DB: All: Income before Income Tax (NTD mn)

360,731.000

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

2.440

Nov 2020

monthly

Jul 1961 - Nov 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (NTD/USD)

28.695

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1983 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

1.13

Nov 2020

monthly

Jul 1961 - Nov 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

0.48

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Oct 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

0.41

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (2005=100)

94.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Short Term Government Bond Yield (% pa)

0.12

30 Nov 2020

daily

15 Jul 2002 - 30 Nov 2020

Base Lending Rate: Five Leading Domestic Banks: Average (% pa)

2.631

Jun 2018

monthly

Jul 1961 - Jun 2018

Time Deposit Rate: Five Leading Domestic Banks: Average: 1 Month (% pa)

0.350

Nov 2020

monthly

Jul 1961 - Nov 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate Index: BIS: 2010=100: Broad (2010=100)

109.510

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

24,906

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Sep 2020

Natural Gas: Exports (Cub m mn)

410.000

2001

yearly

2001 - 2001

Natural Gas: Imports (Cub m mn)

15,890.000

2010

yearly

1995 - 2010

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

2.250

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Imports (Barrel/Day th)

842.000

2010

yearly

1995 - 2010

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

998.010

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Coal Consumption (TOE mn)

39.299

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

18,982

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Oct 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-98.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1984 - Oct 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

26,192

2018

yearly

2002 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

2.7

2018

yearly

2003 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals: Asia: China (Person)

1,810.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2007 - Oct 2020

Visitor Arrivals: Asia: South Korea (Person)

80,214.000

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1984 - Apr 2019

Visitor Arrivals: Foreign (Person)

623,677.000

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1983 - Apr 2019

Resident Departures: Asia: China (Person)

14,670.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2008 - Oct 2020

Average Length of Stay: 1 to 90 Nights (Night)

35.380

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2020

Tourist Hotel: No of Room (Unit)

29,722.000

2018

yearly

1965 - 2018

Resident Departure Expenditure: Total (USD mn)

26,759.000

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Tourism Revenue: Total (USD mn)

26,192.000

2018

yearly

2002 - 2018

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

27.2

Mar 2018

monthly

May 2012 - Mar 2018

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

-3.2

Mar 2018

monthly

May 2013 - Mar 2018

Leading Composite Index: sa (NA)

122.847

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Oct 2020

Coincident Composite Index: sa (NA)

118.648

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Oct 2020

Lagging Composite Index: sa (NA)

112.369

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Oct 2020

TIER: Manufacturing Industry Sentiment Index (2006=100)

101.270

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 2007 - Oct 2020

Purchasing Manager Index (PMI): Manufacturing: sa (%)

58.30

Jun 2018

monthly

Jul 2012 - Jun 2018

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (1966=100)

12,546.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1967 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

192.8

2019

yearly

1962 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

1,332,851.326

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1983 - Oct 2020

P/E ratio (NA)

20.290

Oct 2020

monthly

May 1989 - Oct 2020

GTSM: Capital Raised: Cash (NTD mn)

3,095.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Oct 2020

GTSM: Capital Raised: Initial Public Offering (NTD mn)

635.661

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Oct 2020

GTSM: Capital Raised: Initial Debt Offering (NTD mn)

7,710.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Oct 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

7,677.070

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

15,298,300.000

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

77.960

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

142,826,747.529

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

7,858,312.181

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

563,362.063

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

71,184,672.538

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

5,295,175.335

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

674,726.905

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Highway Freight Traffic: Tonnage (Metric Ton th)

48,481.823

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2020

Highway Passenger Traffic (Person th)

89,211.624

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2020

No of Motor Vehicles (Unit th)

22,264.293

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Sep 2020

Railway Freight Tonnages (Metric Ton th)

660.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 1993 - Aug 2020

Railway Passenger Traffic: Total (Person th)

89,235.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1998 - Sep 2020

Airport: Passenger Carried: ACI Standard (AS) (Person)

1,301,386.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

Airport: Freight Carried: ACI Standard (Metric Ton)

233,584.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2009 - Oct 2020

Cargo Throughput: Total (Metric Ton th)

19,667.71

Apr 2018

monthly

Jul 1998 - Apr 2018

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