Taiwan (Province of China) - Industrial Production





Taiwan (Province of China): Industrial Production

Mnemonic IP.ITWN
Unit Index 2016=100, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 2.48 %
Data Oct 2019 113.54
Sep 2019 110.79

Series Information

Source Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Republic of China
Release Industrial Production/Export Orders
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1996
End Date 10/31/2019

Taiwan (Province of China): Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Industrial Production Oct 2019 113.54 110.79 Index 2016=100, NSA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2019 Q3 -21,166 -15,992 Mil. TWD, NSA Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2019 Q3 -24,853 -20,989 Mil. Ch. 2016 TWD, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

An index of the quantities of production in mining, manufacturing, electricity, water, and construction in Taiwan, R.O.C. Monthly from 1996, and from 1968 for detailed manufacturing.

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.