The annual inflation rate in Taiwan fell to 0.86 percent in June of 2019 from 0.94 percent in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Prices slowed for housing (0.69 percent vs 0.90 percent in May); education & entertainment (0.91 percent vs 1.02 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (0.07 percent vs 0.09 percent) and health (0.71 percent vs 0.93 percent). Additionally, cost continued to decline for transportation & communication (-1.19 percent vs -0.11 percent) and clothing (-1.42 percent vs -1.06 percent). On the other hand, food prices went up faster (3.36 percent vs 2.58 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes fruits, vegetables and energy edged down to 0.48 percent from 0.60 percent in the prior month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 0.34 percent, accelerating from a 0.06 percent rise in May. Inflation Rate in Taiwan averaged 4.04 percent from 1960 until 2019, 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 0.70 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 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-09 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Mar 0.58% 0.23% 0.65% 0.7%
2019-05-07 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 0.66% 0.58% 0.81% 0.6%
2019-06-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 0.94% 0.66% 0.85% 0.6%
2019-07-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 0.86% 0.94% 0.86% 0.8%
2019-08-06 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 0.86%
2019-09-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug
2019-10-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 0.7%


Taiwan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.86 0.94 61.47 -3.09 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.99 102.65 102.99 10.29 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.86 102.79 103.09 58.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.48 0.60 4.95 -1.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 108.97 104.89 119.75 21.56 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.41 104.32 124.84 14.49 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 98.51 99.55 139.05 93.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 107.34 109.09 132.25 68.98 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.36 2.58 15.86 -7.56 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.93 -0.37 11.85 -13.99 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 103.30 102.24 103.30 62.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 102.93 103.67 113.13 83.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.04 0.06 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.86 0.94 61.47 -3.09 1960 - 2019 percent Monthly




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Argentina 55.80 Jun/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 3.37 Jun/19
Canada 2.00 Jun/19
China 2.70 Jun/19
Euro Area 1.30 Jun/19
France 1.20 Jun/19
Germany 1.60 Jun/19
India 3.18 Jun/19
Indonesia 3.28 Jun/19
Italy 0.70 Jun/19
Japan 0.70 Jun/19
Mexico 3.95 Jun/19
Netherlands 2.70 Jun/19
Russia 4.70 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia -1.50 May/19
Singapore 0.90 May/19
South Africa 4.50 May/19
South Korea 0.70 Jun/19
Spain 0.40 Jun/19
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/19
Turkey 15.72 Jun/19
United Kingdom 2.00 Jun/19
United States 1.60 Jun/19


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