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

Imports in Taiwan jumped 10.2 percent year-on-year to $22.1 billion in May of 2017, below market forecasts of 11.4 percent increase, boosted by mineral products (22 percent); parts of electronic products (19.7 percent); and base metals (24.1 percent). Imports increased from China and Hong Kong (11.7 percent); the ASEAN countries (18.9 percent); Europe (12.9 percent); the Middle-East (3.5 percent). Imports in Taiwan averaged 11016.12 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.

Taiwan Imports
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-10 08:00 AM Mar 19.8% 42.1% 12.3%
2017-05-08 08:00 AM Apr 23.5% 19.8% 16.85%
2017-06-07 08:00 AM May 10.2% 23.5% 11.4%
2017-07-07 08:00 AM Jun 10.2%
2017-08-08 08:00 AM Jul
2017-09-07 08:00 AM Aug




Taiwan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3458.69 2783.87 5735.94 -847.44 USD Million [+]
Exports 25523.59 24317.35 28585.12 1406.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 22064.90 21533.48 27132.35 1203.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account 16392.00 19452.00 21558.00 -851.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 13.40 14.30 21.00 -1.90 percent [+]
External Debt 182270.00 172238.00 191703.00 31705.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 112.70 112.20 182.80 98.50 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 16316.00 17459.00 24136.00 -8533.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 52.00 56.00 65.00 8.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 926.81 926.65 1037.10 40.30 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 423.63 423.63 423.89 421.23 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.08 0.15 0.31 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 0.20 0.20 1.30 0.20 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1854.53 368.02 3953.79 81.58 USD Million [+]

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Taiwan Imports Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22064.90 21533.48 27132.35 1203.70 1981 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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