Exports from Taiwan fell by 0.5% to USD 39.93 billion year-on-year in October 2022, following a 5.3% decline in September and compared with market consensus of a 6% decline. Decreases in sales were seen from base metal and articles of base metals (-27.6%), plastics & rubber and articles thereof (-28.7%), and machinery (-4.4%). Whereas, sales grew for parts of electronic products (42.3%) and information, communication and audio-video products (11.4%). Of the country’s major trading partners, sales to China and Hong Kong declined by 9.2%. By contrast, exports grew to Japan (18.7%), ASEAN countries (11%), USA (3.1%), and Europe (1.5%). source: Ministry of Finace, R.O.C.

Exports YoY in Taiwan averaged 9.05 percent from 1982 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 75.50 percent in January of 2010 and a record low of -44.00 percent in January of 2009. This page includes a chart with historical data for Taiwan Exports YoY. Taiwan Exports YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

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Taiwan Exports YoY

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-07 08:00 AM Sep -5.3% 2% 1.5%
2022-11-08 08:00 AM Oct -0.5% -5.3% -6%
2022-12-07 08:00 AM Nov -0.5%

Taiwan Exports YoY
Taiwan's economy is export-oriented. Exports account for around 70 percent of total GDP and its composition have changed from predominantly agricultural commodities to industrial goods (now 98%) during the past 40 years. Main exports products are: electronics (33.1% of total), information, communication and audio-video products (10.8%), base metals (8.8%), plastics & rubber (7.1%), machinery (7.5 percent). Main exports partners are Mainland China & Hong Kong (40% of total), ASEAN countries (18.3%), USA (12%), Europe (9%) and Japan (7%).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.50 -5.30 75.50 -44.00 1982 - 2022 percent Monthly

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