Taiwan (China) - Industrial Production

Taiwan (China): Industrial Production

Mnemonic IP.ITWN
Unit Index 2016=100, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.38 %
Data Nov 2022 130.3
Oct 2022 129.81

Series Information

Source Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Republic of China
Release Industrial Production
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1996
End Date 11/30/2022

Taiwan (China): Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Industrial Production Nov 2022 130.3 129.81 Index 2016=100, NSA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2022 Q3 -24,612 58,924 Mil. TWD, NSA Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2022 Q3 -20,322 48,385 Mil. Ch. 2016 TWD, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

For Taiwan (China), an in index of the quantities of production in mining, manufacturing, electricity, water, and construction. Monthly from 1996, and from 1968 for detailed manufacturing.


  • Classification: ISIC Rev. 4
  • Measurement: Fixed-base index relative to 2016 (Index 2016=100)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Monthly
  • Start date: As early as 1982m1


  • 2011=100 - 1960m1 to ?? ("_11")
  • 2006=100 - 1982m1 to 2013m3 ("06")
  • 2001=100

Data are disseminated on the Production Index, a Laspeyres index (2006=100) which covers the manufacturing, mining and quarrying, electricity and gas supply, water supply, and buildings construction industries.

The data are obtained primarily from the Current Production Statistics Survey which covers approximately 2,500 commodities surveyed each month at establishments and companies in the mining and manufacturing sectors

The index uses production weighted by unit net value of selected products.

Value-added values are obtained from the Factory Registration Update Survey conducted in 2005.

The dataset is categorized using the 2011 edition of the "Classification of Industrial Products," published by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, with major divisions and major sectors.

Movement of manufacturing production index = (The ratio of firms that expect increasing next month + The ratio of firms that expect unbiased next month × 0.5)×100


Preliminary data are released on the 23st day of each month.

The index is re-based and the weights are revised every five years.

  • 29 Dec 2022, Phillip Thorne - Properties