The annual inflation rate in Taiwan fell to 0.31 percent in November 2018 from 1.17 percen in October and below market expectations of 0.9 percent. It was the lowest inflation rate since October last year, as cost dropped for food (-0.5 percent from 1.5 percent in October), namely vegetables (-22.6 percent); clothing (-1.1 percent from 1.7 percent) and education & entertainment (-0.1 percent from 0.1 percent). Also, prices slowed for housing (0.7 percent from 0.9 percent); transportation & communication (0.7 percent from 2.5 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (1.9 percent from 2.9 percent); Meantime, inflation was steady for health (at 0.9 percent, the same as in October). Annual core inflation, which excludes fruits, vegetables and energy was at 0.7 percent, the same as in the prior month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.6 percent, after rising 0.1 percent in October. Inflation Rate in Taiwan averaged 4.08 percent from 1960 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 61.47 percent in March of 1974 and a record low of -3.09 percent in October of 1970.

Inflation Rate in Taiwan is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Taiwan to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.53% 1.75% 1.79% 1.3%
2018-10-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.72% 1.53% 1.9% 1.7%
2018-11-06 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.17% 1.72% 1.53% 1.5%
2018-12-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.31% 1.17% 0.9% 1.6%
2019-01-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.31% 1.50%
2019-02-12 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Taiwan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.31 1.17 61.47 -3.09 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.03 102.65 102.65 10.29 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.28 102.43 102.78 58.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.70 0.70 4.95 -1.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.39 105.22 119.75 21.56 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.36 107.59 124.84 14.49 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 100.96 102.09 139.05 93.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 108.72 111.90 132.25 68.98 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.45 1.49 15.86 -7.56 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.25 5.95 11.85 -13.99 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 101.72 101.78 102.87 62.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.67 104.83 113.13 83.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.39 -0.16 14.61 -3.16 percent [+]


Taiwan Inflation Rate

In Taiwan, the consumer price index consists of 7 categories: Food (23.7 percent of the total weight), Housing (22.7 percent), Transportation & communication (15.3 percent), Education & entertainment (14.72 percent), Miscellaneous goods & services (14.67 percent), Clothing (4.6 percent) and Medicines & medical care (4.3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.31 1.17 61.47 -3.09 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 2.00 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 2.33 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.70 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.20 Nov/18


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