Exports from Taiwan increased 2.6 percent from a year earlier to USD 29 billion in August 2019, compared to market expectations of a 0.2 percent drop, boosted by sales of parts of electronic product (7.5 percent) and information, communication and audio-video products (31.4 percent). In contrast, exports declined for plastics and rubber (-11 percent), machinery (-9.2 percent), and base metals (-5.5 percent). Among key trading partners, exports increased to the US (22.8 percent), Japan (7 percent), Mainland China and Hong Kong (1.1 percent), and ASEAN (0.7 percent); but declined to Europe (-2.2 percent). Exports in Taiwan averaged 13364.04 USD Million from 1981 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 29985.19 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 26100.00 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 28900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Exports is projected to trend around 32900.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-10 08:00 AM Exports YoY May -4.8% -3.3% -4.5%
2019-07-08 08:00 AM Exports YoY Jun 0.5% -4.8% -4%
2019-08-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY Jul -0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2019-09-09 08:00 AM Exports YoY Aug 2.6% -0.5% -0.2% -0.5%
2019-10-07 08:00 AM Exports YoY Sep
2019-11-08 08:00 AM Exports YoY Oct
2019-12-09 08:00 AM Exports YoY Nov


Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5976.80 3567.53 6662.67 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Current Account 17555.00 17244.00 28019.00 -851.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.60 14.70 21.00 -1.90 percent [+]
Imports 23022.68 24635.75 27132.35 1203.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 28999.48 28203.28 29985.19 1406.50 USD Million [+]
External Debt 187182.00 195030.00 202611.00 31705.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 89.60 88.10 169.30 85.30 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 16151.00 17380.00 28065.00 -1029.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 988.77 932.70 1125.11 40.30 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 423.63 423.60 423.89 421.23 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 468.90 457.70 3953.79 81.58 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.94 0.50 0.94 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28999.48 28203.28 29985.19 1406.50 1981 - 2019 USD Million Monthly
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