The Nikkei Taiwan Manufacturing PMI went up to 49.0 in March 2019 from 46.3 in the prior month. The latest reading marked the sixth straight month of contraction in factory activity and the weakest in the current sequence of declines. Output, new orders and export sales all contracted at slower rates. Also, buying activity dropped at the softer pace in six months, and inventories declined slightly. Meanwhile,the job creation rate rose for the first time in four months, though only marginally. On the price front, input inflation rate increased to the fastest pace since November, driven by cost of raw materials while output prices fell for the fourth consecutive month on efforts to attract client demand. Finally, business sentiment regarding the 12-month outlook for output turned positive for the first time this year. Manufacturing PMI in Taiwan is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Taiwan is expected to be 49.10 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Taiwan to stand at 48.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 49.80 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Taiwan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing PMI 49.00 46.30 56.90 45.60 [+]
Industrial Production -1.80 -1.09 75.71 -43.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.24 -2.50 9.75 -16.01 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.75 -1.08 84.23 -45.43 percent [+]
New Orders 28902.00 40489.00 48986.00 2278.00 USD Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 46707.00 25698.00 82252.00 -139605.00 TWD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 2028.00 3725.00 7810.00 1144.00 Companies [+]
Car Production 19429.00 12947.00 436732.00 7620.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 21905.81 21891.29 22456.11 15439.63 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 110.30 109.30 113.60 20.80 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 16869.04 15640.45 16869.04 2728.96 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 7115844.00 7090423.00 12042415.00 4219872.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 9.70 1.46 48.10 -37.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 1815.00 2010.00 2092.00 243.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Cement Production 935.52 1047.16 2201.45 751.19 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 107.33 109.05 114.86 20.48 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 79.25 79.15 79.25 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 13.00 13.00 17.00 12.00 [+]
Ease Of Doing Business 13.00 15.00 15.00 10.00 [+]
Corruption Index 63.00 63.00 63.00 49.80 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 31.00 29.00 39.00 25.00 [+]


Taiwan Manufacturing PMI

The Nikkei Taiwan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 300 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), EmploySuppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.00 46.30 56.90 45.60 2011 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 51.00 Mar/19
Brazil 52.80 Mar/19
Canada 50.50 Mar/19
China 50.80 Mar/19
Euro Area 47.80 Apr/19
France 49.60 Apr/19
Germany 44.50 Apr/19
India 52.60 Mar/19
Indonesia 51.20 Mar/19
Italy 47.40 Mar/19
Japan 49.50 Apr/19
Mexico 49.80 Mar/19
Netherlands 52.50 Mar/19
Russia 52.80 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 56.80 Mar/19
Singapore 50.80 Mar/19
South Africa 45.00 Mar/19
South Korea 48.80 Mar/19
Spain 50.90 Mar/19
Switzerland 50.30 Mar/19
Turkey 47.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 55.10 Mar/19
United States 52.40 Apr/19


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