Taiwan Current Account  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The current account surplus in Taiwan increased by 7.06 billion to USD 26.58 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 from a USD 19.52 billion surplus a year earlier. The goods surplus rose by USD 4.03 billion to USD 23.22 billion and the services gap shrank by USD 0.89 billion to USD 1.26 billion. In addition, the primary income surplus increased by USD 2.10 billion to USD 5.37 billion mainly due to increased payments for non-residents' equity dividend income and the secondary income deficit decreased slightly to USD 0.76 billion from USD 0.80 billion. Considering whole 2017, the current account surplus went up by USD 11.3 billion to USD 84.1 billion. Current Account in Taiwan averaged 5760.20 USD Million from 1981 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 26577 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of -851 USD Million in the first quarter of 1981.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-21 08:20 AM Current Account $17.65B $17.34B $ 16.4B
2017-11-20 08:20 AM Current Account $20.51B $17.65B $ 17B
2018-02-23 08:20 AM Current Account $26.58B $20.51B $ 19.2B
2018-05-18 08:20 AM Current Account $26.58B $ 22B
2018-08-21 08:20 AM Current Account $ 20.8B
2018-11-20 08:20 AM Current Account $ 22.6B


Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2420.69 6134.24 6668.01 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Exports 27383.95 29510.70 29510.70 1406.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 24963.26 23376.46 27132.35 1203.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account 26577.00 22084.00 26577.00 -851.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 13.40 14.30 21.00 -1.90 percent [+]
External Debt 176058.00 170138.00 191703.00 31705.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 109.90 109.60 182.80 98.50 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 25074.00 21970.00 25074.00 -1029.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1112.21 1013.64 1112.21 40.30 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 423.63 423.63 423.89 421.23 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 365.49 1401.39 3953.79 81.58 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 0.20 0.20 1.30 0.20 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.50 0.08 0.50 0.00 [+]

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Taiwan Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - Taiwan Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Taiwan Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26577.00 22084.00 26577.00 -851.00 1981 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -4326.50 Dec/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 622.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 45.81 Dec/17
France -928.00 Dec/17
Germany 27800.00 Dec/17
India -7200.00 Sep/17
Indonesia -5760.70 Dec/17
Italy 5872.00 Dec/17
Japan 797.20 Dec/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 18090.30 Sep/17
Russia 17800.00 Dec/17
South Korea 4090.00 Dec/17
Spain 3040.00 Nov/17
Switzerland 13029.77 Sep/17
Turkey -7700.00 Dec/17
United Kingdom -22784.00 Sep/17
United States -100600.00 Sep/17


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