Wholesale prices in Taiwan fell 0.23 percent year-on-year in May of 2019, after an upwardly revised 0.66 percent rise in the previous month. It was the largest decline in wholesale prices since January 2018, amid lower cost in manufacturing (-0.79 percent vs -0.02 percent in April), namely wood and bamboo products (-1.75 percent, after being flat in April) and chemicals & pharmaceuticals (-7.84 percent vs -5.61 percent). Also, prices slowed for mining & quarrying products (4.25 percent vs 9.31 percent) and water, electricity and gas supply (2.89 percent vs 3.32 percent). In contrast, cost continued to advance for agriculture, forestry, fishing & animal husbandry (5.02 percent vs 1.83 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices increased 0.78 percent, following an upwardly revised 0.43 percent gain in April. Producer Prices Change in Taiwan averaged 0.25 percent from 1982 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 11.85 percent in October of 2004 and a record low of -13.99 percent in July of 2009.

Producer Prices Change in Taiwan is expected to be 6.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Taiwan to stand at 6.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Wholesale Prices Change is projected to trend around 6.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-08 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY 0.8% 0.54% 0.6%
2019-04-09 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY 1.19% 0.8% 0.9%
2019-05-07 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY 0.58% 1.14% 1%
2019-06-05 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY -0.23% 0.66% 1%
2019-07-05 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY -0.23% 6.4%
2019-08-06 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY
2019-09-05 08:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY


Taiwan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.94 0.66 61.47 -3.09 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.65 102.50 102.65 10.29 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.79 102.97 103.09 58.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.60 0.59 4.95 -1.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 108.97 104.89 119.75 21.56 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 104.32 103.51 124.84 14.49 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 99.55 99.00 139.05 93.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 109.09 107.76 132.25 68.98 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.33 1.44 15.86 -7.56 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.23 0.66 11.85 -13.99 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.24 102.09 102.87 62.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.67 103.70 113.13 83.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.06 0.15 14.61 -3.16 percent [+]


Taiwan Wholesale Prices Change

The wholesale price index is to measure the average changes in selling prices of materials semi finished and finished goods for Taiwan area. This page provides - Taiwan Producer Prices Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Taiwan Wholesale Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.23 0.66 11.85 -13.99 1982 - 2019 percent Monthly
2016=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 66.90 Mar/19
Australia 1.90 Mar/19
Brazil 10.30 Mar/19
Canada 1.80 Apr/19
China 0.60 May/19
Euro Area 2.60 Apr/19
France 2.20 Apr/19
Germany 2.50 Apr/19
India 2.45 May/19
Indonesia 2.08 Mar/19
Italy 2.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.70 May/19
Mexico 4.52 Feb/19
Netherlands 3.17 Apr/19
Russia 10.70 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 1.10 Apr/19
Singapore 0.40 Apr/19
South Africa 6.50 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 2.30 Apr/19
Switzerland -0.80 May/19
Turkey 28.71 May/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 1.80 May/19


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