Inflation in Taiwan
Taiwan - Inflation
Inflation increases in May
Consumer prices rose 0.15% in May from the previous month, down from the 0.75% increase logged in April. The print was largely driven by higher prices for fruits and vegetables, caused by heavy rainfall in the month, while conversely the price of communications and garments fell, offsetting some of the overall increase.
Inflation increased from 0.7% in April to 0.9% in May, and annual average inflation was stable at April’s 0.9%. Core consumer prices, which exclude prices for energy, fruits and vegetables decreased 0.17% month-on-month, contrasting April’s 0.62% rise. Lastly, core inflation was stable at 0.6% in May.
The government expects inflation to average 0.7% in 2019. Met the why particular panelists expect inflation to average 0.9% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast, and 1.1% in 2020.
Taiwan - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||0.8||1.2||-0.3||1.4||0.6|
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Taiwan Inflation Chart
Source: Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics and Met the why particular calculations.
|Bond Yield||0.71||1.28 %||Jun 14|
|Exchange Rate||31.51||0.07 %||Jun 14|
|Stock Market||11,525||0.37 %||Jun 14|
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June 11, 2019
Merchandise exports fell 4.8% in annual terms in May, worsening from the 3.3% contraction registered in April and marking the seventh consecutive month of decline in Taiwan’s trade sector.
June 5, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.15% in May from the previous month, down from the 0.75% increase logged in April.
June 3, 2019
Operating conditions in the Taiwanese manufacturing sector continued to deteriorate in May for the eighth month running, though at a marginally slower pace than in April.
May 23, 2019
Industrial output increased 1.0% year-on-year in April, contrasting the 9.4% year-on-year decline logged in March—the worst fall in the production index since January 2012.Output in the manufacturing sector—which represents more than 90% of total industrial production—rose 0.9% in April, contrasting the 11.0% fall registered in March.
May 7, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.75% in April from the previous month, contrasting the 0.62% decline logged in March.