Taiwan Imports  1981-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Taiwan went up 22.2 percent year-on-year to USD 22.20 billion in September 2017, led by purchases of parts of electronic products (19.9%); mineral products (16.8%); chemicals (10.6%); information, communication and audio-video products (7.1%), while imports of machinery declined 7.3%. Imports from China accounted for 20.6% of the total and increased 27.6%. Imports in Taiwan averaged 11111.16 USD Million from 1981 until 2017, 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
2017-08-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY 6.5% 3.7% 4.5%
2017-09-08 08:00 AM Imports YoY 6.90% 6.5% 6%
2017-10-11 08:00 AM Imports YoY 22.2% 6.9% 9.5%
2017-11-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY 22.2%
2017-12-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY


Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 6690.00 5710.00 6690.00 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Exports 28897.05 27768.77 28897.05 1406.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 22208.75 22055.98 27132.35 1203.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account 17650.00 17340.00 21558.00 -851.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 13.40 14.30 21.00 -1.90 percent [+]
External Debt 170138.00 182270.00 191703.00 31705.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 112.40 112.20 182.80 98.50 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 16661.00 16438.00 24137.00 -8533.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 52.00 56.00 65.00 8.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 909.38 833.10 1037.10 40.30 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 423.63 423.63 423.89 421.23 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 459.05 634.52 3953.79 81.58 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 0.20 0.20 1.30 0.20 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.08 0.15 0.31 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22208.75 22055.98 27132.35 1203.70 1981 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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