Taiwan Imports  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Taiwan rose 4.9% year-on-year to $22.6B in April 2018, below consensus of a 7.15% rise, boosted by purchases of parts of electronic products (+24%); chemicals (+7.5%) and base metals (+8.2%). Contrarily, imports dropped for mineral products (-4.5%), mainly petroleum (-6.5%); and machinery (-13.2%). Imports increased from China & Hong Kong (+14.2%), ASEAN countries (+7.6%), Japan (+8.6%) and the US (+8.3%), while imports decreased from Europe (-10.6%) and the Middle East (-1.2%). Imports in Taiwan averaged 11293.31 USD Million from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 27132.35 USD Million in May of 2011 and a record low of 1203.70 USD Million in February of 1983.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY 0.9% 23.3% 8.39%
2018-04-09 08:00 AM Imports YoY 10.4% 0.9% 9.6%
2018-05-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY 4.9% 10.4% 7.15%
2018-06-08 08:00 AM Imports YoY 4.9%
2018-07-09 08:00 AM Imports YoY
2018-08-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY


Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4150.00 6000.00 6662.67 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Exports 26730.00 29993.68 29993.68 1406.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 22576.00 23992.06 27132.35 1203.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account 20079.00 25647.00 25647.00 -851.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 13.40 14.30 21.00 -1.90 percent [+]
External Debt 181938.00 176058.00 191703.00 31705.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 93.90 93.90 169.30 85.30 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 21180.00 25074.00 25074.00 -1029.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 850.76 850.76 1112.21 40.30 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 423.60 423.63 423.89 421.23 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 975.67 905.54 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 Imports

A lack of natural resources had made Taiwan dependent on imports. Taiwan imports mostly parts of electronic products (18.2% of total), mineral products (15.2%), machinery (12.4%), chemicals (10.8%) and base metals (7.3%). Main import partners are Mainland China & Hong Kong (19.6% of total), Japan (17.6%), Europe (12.6%), USA (12.4%), ASEAN countries (11.8%) and Middle East (7.7%). This page provides - Taiwan Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Taiwan Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22576.00 23992.06 27132.35 1203.70 1981 - 2018 USD Million Monthly
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