Taiwan | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 30.88 Jul/15 31.16 24.76 : 40.48
Government Bond 10y 1.51 percent Jul/15 1.5 1.12 : 6.32
Stock Market 9358 Index points Jul/15 9323 3446 : 10202
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 489 USD Billion Dec/13 475 42.23 : 489
GDP Growth Rate 0.68 percent Mar/15 0.46 -5.07 : 5.64
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.37 percent Mar/15 3.47 -8.12 : 17.06
GDP Constant Prices 3949949 TWD Million Mar/15 3923367 672100 : 3949949
Gross National Product 4223775 TWD Million Mar/15 4306706 99800 : 4306706
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 826609 TWD Million Mar/15 891410 8877 : 903137
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.75 percent May/15 3.75 1.04 : 6.02
Employed Persons 11191 Thousand May/15 11187 6068 : 11191
Unemployed Persons 436 Thousand May/15 436 71 : 659
Productivity 105 Index Points Apr/15 104 20.29 : 116
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.65 percent May/15 58.67 57.06 : 61.21
Wages in Manufacturing 40928 TWD/Month Apr/15 40444 1788 : 84071
Labour Costs 92.37 Index Points Apr/15 86.83 64.98 : 289
Population 23.37 Million Dec/13 23.32 15.93 : 23.37
Minimum Wages 19273 TWD/Month Dec/14 19047 2400 : 19273
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate -0.73 percent May/15 -0.8 -3.09 : 61.47
Consumer Price Index CPI 103 Index Points May/15 103 10.82 : 105
Core Inflation Rate 0.61 percent May/15 0.66 -1.9 : 5
Core Consumer Prices 104 Index Points May/15 104 61.35 : 104
GDP Deflator 110 Index Points Mar/15 104 16.07 : 110
Producer Prices 88.2 Index Points May/15 88.12 12.36 : 105
Export Prices 91.53 Index Points May/15 91.9 88.58 : 120
Import Prices 81.42 Index Points May/15 81.49 66.87 : 127
Food Inflation 0.87 percent May/15 1.49 -7.56 : 15.85
Inflation Rate Mom 0.06 percent May/15 -0.13 -4.51 : 15.17
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 1.88 percent Jun/15 1.88 1.25 : 4.63
Interbank Rate 0.87 percent Apr/15 0.64 0.35 : 8.85
Money Supply M0 1512542 TWD Million May/15 1523407 2557 : 1680077
Money Supply M1 5589232 TWD Million May/15 5589502 7081 : 5652800
Money Supply M2 38890890 TWD Million May/15 38821031 14825 : 38890890
Foreign Exchange Reserves 4190 USD Hundred Million May/15 4187 0.71 : 4237
Loans to Private Sector 9363299 TWD Million May/15 9291887 3818684 : 9392323
Banks Balance Sheet 38751920 TWD Million May/15 38526357 19818 : 38751920
Central Bank Balance Sheet 15222757 TWD Million May/15 15173001 3100302 : 15283103
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 166297 TWD Million May/15 148634 -21150 : 166297
Exports 785907 TWD Million May/15 734054 50577 : 842228
Imports 619610 TWD Million May/15 585420 48050 : 782135
Current Account 22004 USD Million Mar/15 19176 -851 : 22004
Current Account to GDP 11.73 percent Dec/13 9.8 -1.9 : 21
External Debt 171559 USD Million Mar/15 177945 31705 : 191703
Terms of Trade 112 Index Points May/15 113 98.5 : 183
Remittances 65 USD Million Mar/15 41 8 : 65
Tourist Arrivals 478 Thousand Mar/15 325 35.2 : 486
Gold Reserves 424 Tonnes Mar/15 424 421 : 424
Crude Oil Production 0.2 BBL/D/1K Feb/15 0.2 0.19 : 1.3
Foreign Direct Investment 200 USD Million May/15 282 81.58 : 3954
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -2.1 percent of GDP Dec/14 -1.4 -6.3 : 1.8
Government Debt to GDP 40.98 percent Dec/13 35.7 11.19 : 40.98
Government Budget Value -257 TWD Billion Jun/15 -331 -331 : 1280
Government Spending 559850 TWD Million Mar/15 569083 133471 : 569083
Credit Rating 81.32 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Manufacturing PMI 46.3 Jun/15 49.3 45.6 : 56.1
Industrial Production -3.18 percent May/15 1.33 -40.36 : 62.74
New Orders 35793 USD Million May/15 37318 2278 : 44911
Changes in Inventories -1096 TWD Million Mar/15 3945 -102348 : 74105
Bankruptcies 1760 Companies May/15 1753 1250 : 7810
Car Registrations 21355 Thousand May/15 21339 15440 : 22456
Competitiveness Index 5.25 Points Jun/15 5.28 5.2 : 5.34
Competitiveness Rank 14 Jun/15 12 12 : 17
Corruption Index 61 Points Jun/14 61 49.8 : 61
Corruption Rank 35 Jun/14 36 25 : 39
Industrial Production Mom -3.96 percent Apr/15 0.63 -14.39 : 9.8
Leading Economic Index 107 Index Points May/15 107 20.7 : 108
Manufacturing Production 1.15 percent Apr/15 6.97 -42.8 : 72.52
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 90.58 Jun/15 91.64 48.42 : 97.52
Retail Sales Mom 3.48 percent May/15 1.48 -16.42 : 8.14
Retail Sales YoY 0.72 percent May/15 -0.05 -5.1 : 22.9
Consumer Spending 2123268 TWD Million Mar/15 2111930 377485 : 2123268
Disposable Personal Income 7718200 TWD Million Dec/13 7718200 61500 : 7718200
Personal Savings 1591500 TWD Million Dec/13 1591500 6900 : 1591500
Consumer Credit 7223902 TWD Million May/15 7204515 741707 : 7223902
Bank Lending Rate 2.88 percent May/15 2.88 2.56 : 16.5
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 292 Index Points Mar/15 293 96.39 : 298
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 17 percent Jan/15 17 17 : 25
Personal Income Tax Rate 40 percent Jan/14 40 40 : 40
Sales Tax Rate 5 percent Jan/15 5 5 : 5
Social Security Rate 14.56 percent Jan/14 14.56 9.41 : 14.56
Social Security Rate For Companies 14.56 percent Jan/14 14.56 9.41 : 14.56
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.35 percent Jan/14 3.35 2.67 : 3.35




Economic Indicators for Taiwan including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Taiwan economy. 7/6/2015