Exports from Taiwan fell 3.4 percent year-on-year to USD 27.8 billion in November 2018, against market estimates of a 2 percent gain, as sales declined for machinery & electrical equipment (-4.4 percent); base metals & articles of base metal (-6.4 percent) and plastic & articles thereof (-5.6 percent). Among major trading partners, exports went down to China (-3.4 percent); Vietnam (-6 percent); Malaysia (-13.6 percent) and Philippines (-21.4 percent). Exports in Taiwan averaged 13092.35 USD Million from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 29990.44 USD Million in March of 2018 and a record low of 1406.50 USD Million in February of 1981.

Exports in Taiwan is expected to be 28300.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Taiwan to stand at 26100.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Exports is projected to trend around 22900.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY 1.9% 4.7% 5.05%
2018-10-08 08:00 AM Exports YoY 2.6% 1.9% 1.7%
2018-11-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY 7.3% 2.6% 4.15%
2018-12-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY -3.4% 7.3% 2%
2019-01-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY -3.4%
2019-02-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY
2019-03-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY


Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4652.39 3356.15 6662.67 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Current Account 14040.00 16360.00 25639.00 -851.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 14.70 13.70 21.00 -1.90 percent [+]
Imports 23156.58 26209.73 27132.35 1203.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 27808.97 29565.88 29990.44 1406.50 USD Million [+]
External Debt 202611.00 199051.00 202611.00 31705.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 92.90 91.20 169.30 85.30 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 11195.00 12259.00 24474.00 -1029.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 959.77 836.59 1112.21 40.30 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 423.60 423.60 423.89 421.23 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 775.44 645.72 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 Exports

Taiwan's economy is export-oriented. Exports account for around 70 percent of total GDP and its composition have changed from predominantly agricultural commodities to industrial goods (now 98%) during the past 40 years. Main exports products are: electronics (33.1% of total), information, communication and audio-video products (10.8%), base metals (8.8%), plastics & rubber (7.1%), machinery (7.5 percent). Main exports partners are Mainland China & Hong Kong (40% of total), ASEAN countries (18.3%), USA (12%), Europe (9%) and Japan (7%). This page provides - Taiwan Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Taiwan Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27808.97 29565.88 29990.44 1406.50 1981 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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