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Taiwan-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Economic forecasts


 
Indicators
2005
2006
GDP (USD billion)
330.740  
352.755  
Real GDP growth (constant prices)
3.4 % 
4.3 %
GDP per capita (USD)
14446.992  
15271.221  
Inflation rate
2.0 % 
1.8 % 
Source : IMF - 2005 data


General economic indicators

Indicators 2002 2003 2004
GDP (USD billion) 281.2   281.9   286  
Real GDP growth (constant prices) -2.2 % 3.6 % 3.2 %
GDP per capita (USD) 12548   12471   12537  
Inflation rate 0 % -0.2 % -0.3 %
Unemployment rate 5.17%   4.99%   5,0%  
External debt (USD billion) 19.1     ..  
Taiwan Dollar rate on 13/31 (1$US)   34.7   34.11   31.98  
Sources : IMF - 2005 data, World bank, Oanda


GDP per activity sector 2002 2003 2004
Agriculture and fishing 2.1%   1.9%   1.9%  
Industry and mining 32.3%   31.1%     31.1%  
Services 65.6%   66.9%     67.1%  
Sources : World bank


Investments


FDI inflows (USD million) 2002 2003 2004 World rank
Foreign Direct Investments (F.D.I.) 1445   453   1898   41 / 197
Source : UNCTAD "World Investment Report 2005 "


Foreign Trade


General indicators


Indicators (USD billion) 2002 2003 2004
Imports of goods (f.o.b.) 107   112.5   127  
Export of goods (f.o.b) 123   131   144  
Trade balance 16   18   17  
Balance of payments ..   ..   ..  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Indicators 2002 2003 2004
Share of foreign trade in GDP 81.6%   86%   94.5%  
Share of imports in GDP 38.1%   39.9%   44.4%  
Share of exports in GDP 43.4%   46.1%   50.1%  
Imports of goods and services (percent change) ..   4.7%   13.3%  
Exports of goods and services (percent change) ..   6.4%   10.5%  
Sources : World bank, IMF


Trade in goods/services by major category


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Goods (USD billion):     112.5     131    
Agricultural raw materials ..   ..  
Food products ..   ..  
Hydrocarbons ..   ..  
Manufactured products (chemicals, machines,...) ..   ..  
Ores and metals ..   ..  
Other goods ..   ..  


2003 Imports Exports
Total Trade in Services (USD billion): ..   ..  
Transport ..   ..  
Tourisme ..   ..  
Other services (insurance, financial services, telecommunications,...) ..   ..  
Source : World Bank


Trade Data, by HS Code :
Source : www.intracen.org, last available data


Trade by partner countries



Main clients
(% of exports)
2004
United States   18%  
Hong Kong   7.4%  
China   5.6%  
Japan   4.3%  
Singapore   3.5%  

Main suppliers
(% of imports)
2004
Japan   25.6%  
United States   13.2%  
China   8.6%  
South Korea   6.8%  
Germany   3.9%  
Source : COMTRADE


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