Industrial production in Taiwan declined 1.80 percent year-on-year in February of 2019, following a downwardly revised 1.09 percent drop in the prior month. It is the steepest decrease in industrial activity since February last year. Output fell for manufacturing (-1.75 percent vs -1.08 percent in January); electricity and gas supply (-3.14 percent vs -1.29 percent) and water supply (-1.27 percent vs -1.73 percent). In contrast, production surged for mining & quarrying (9.70 percent vs 1.46 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, industrial production dropped 0.24 percent, after a downwardly revised 2.50 percent decline in January. Considering the first two months of 2019, industrial output shrank 1.41 percent over a year ago. Industrial Production in Taiwan averaged 4.96 percent from 1997 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 75.71 percent in January of 2010 and a record low of -43.30 percent in January of 2009.

Industrial Production in Taiwan is expected to be 8.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Taiwan to stand at 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Industrial Production is projected to trend around -1.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-24 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.09% 8.31% 1.8%
2019-01-23 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -1.22% 2.36% 2%
2019-02-26 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -1.86% -1.06% -1.5%
2019-03-25 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -1.8% -1.1% -0.5%
2019-04-23 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -1.8% -2.8%
2019-05-23 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY
2019-06-25 08:00 AM Industrial Production YoY


Taiwan Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing PMI 49.00 46.30 56.90 45.60 [+]
Industrial Production -1.80 -1.09 75.71 -43.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.24 -2.50 9.75 -16.01 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.75 -1.08 84.23 -45.43 percent [+]
New Orders 38585.00 28902.00 48986.00 2278.00 USD Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 46707.00 25698.00 82252.00 -139605.00 TWD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 2028.00 3725.00 7810.00 1144.00 Companies [+]
Car Production 19429.00 12947.00 436732.00 7620.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 21905.81 21891.29 22456.11 15439.63 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 110.30 109.30 113.60 20.80 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 16869.04 15640.45 16869.04 2728.96 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 7115844.00 7090423.00 12042415.00 4219872.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 9.70 1.46 48.10 -37.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 1815.00 2010.00 2092.00 243.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Cement Production 935.52 1047.16 2201.45 751.19 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 107.33 109.05 114.86 20.48 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 79.25 79.15 79.25 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 13.00 13.00 17.00 12.00 [+]
Ease Of Doing Business 13.00 15.00 15.00 10.00 [+]
Corruption Index 63.00 63.00 63.00 49.80 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 31.00 29.00 39.00 25.00 [+]


Taiwan Industrial Production

In Taiwan, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 92.7 percent of total production. The biggest segments within manufacturing are: electronic parts and components (29.4 percent); chemical materials (10.8 percent); basic metals (9 percent); computers, electronic and optical products (8.8 percent) and machinery and equipment (5.1 percent). Electricity and gas supply accounts for 4.6 percent of total output, water supply for 0.5 percent, construction for 1.5 percent and mining and quarrying for 0.6 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.80 -1.09 75.71 -43.30 1997 - 2019 percent Monthly
NSA, 2016=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina -8.50 Feb/19
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil 2.00 Feb/19
Canada 1.19 Jan/19
China 8.50 Mar/19
Euro Area -0.30 Feb/19
France 0.60 Feb/19
Germany -0.40 Feb/19
India 0.10 Feb/19
Indonesia -4.00 Feb/19
Italy 0.90 Feb/19
Japan -1.10 Feb/19
Mexico -0.80 Feb/19
Netherlands -0.30 Feb/19
Russia 1.20 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 2.34 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Feb/19
South Africa 0.60 Feb/19
South Korea -2.70 Feb/19
Spain -0.30 Feb/19
Switzerland 5.10 Dec/18
Turkey -5.10 Feb/19
United Kingdom 0.10 Feb/19
United States 2.80 Mar/19


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