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

Imports to Taiwan went up 6.9 percent to USD 22.05 billion in August of 2017, led by purchases of parts of electronic products (20.8 percent); mineral products (12.5 percent); chemicals (6.7 percent); base metals and articles of base metal (10.7 percent). Imports from China accounted for 20 percent of the total and increased 11.9 percent. In contrast, those from Japan declined 6.8 percent. Imports in Taiwan averaged 11085.94 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
2017-07-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY 3.7% 10.2% 11.95%
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 6.9%
2017-11-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY
2017-12-07 08:00 AM Imports YoY


Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5712.79 5366.08 5825.09 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Exports 27768.77 27106.57 28585.12 1406.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 22055.98 21740.49 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 112.20 113.50 182.80 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22055.98 21740.49 27132.35 1203.70 1981 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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