Taiwan (China) - Retail Sales

Taiwan (China): Retail Sales

Mnemonic WRT.ITWN
Unit Ths. TWD, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 8.09 %
Data Mar 2019 344,082,080
Feb 2019 318,331,383

Series Information

Source Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Republic of China
Release Sales of Trade and Food Services
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1999
End Date 3/31/2019

Release Information

For Tawain, monthly data on sales in wholesale, retail and food services, i.e., domestic trade as opposed to external trade.


  • Industry classification: SIC Rev. 10
  • Measurements:
    • Thousands of Taiwan new dollars (Ths. TWD)
    • Fixed-base volume index relative to 2016
  • Adjustments:
    • Seasonally adjusted (SA)
    • Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Monthly
  • Start date: 1999m1


  • 2011=100
  • 2006=100
  • Pre-2009 method

Published by the Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Affairs.

The source does not provide methodology for retail trade.

Data are provisional when first released and revised in the next release.