Imports to Taiwan jumped 40.4% to USD 33.2 billion, below market estimates of a 41.2% surge. Larger volumes were seen mostly in purchases of mineral products (97.6%); machinery (44.5%); parts of electronic products (30.7%); chemicals (30.8%) and information, communication and audio-video products (51.8%). source: Ministry of Finance, R.O.C.

Imports in Taiwan averaged 12458.86 USD Million from 1981 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 36076.13 USD Million in August of 2021 and a record low of 1203.70 USD Million in February of 1983. This page provides - Taiwan Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Taiwan Imports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Imports in Taiwan is expected to be 26500.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Taiwan Imports is projected to trend around 26500.00 USD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Taiwan Imports

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-07 08:00 AM Aug 46.3% 41% 29.4%
2021-10-08 08:00 AM Sep 40.4% 46.2% 41.2%

Taiwan Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Balance of Trade 6446.48 USD Million Sep/21 3475.56 7424.90 -847.44
Imports 33206.34 USD Million Sep/21 36076.13 36076.13 1203.70
Exports 39653.00 USD Million Sep/21 39551.69 39653.00 1406.50

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%).

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