Taiwan's export orders in April 2020 increased 2.3% to US$38.53 billion from the same month in 2019, according to a report by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, although, when measured in New Taiwan dollars, given the local currency's appreciation, the report said export orders were approximately NT$1,159.2 billion, which was down 0.3% year-on-year.
Taiwan's export orders set a monthly record high in September 2020, rising by almost 10% from a year earlier, on the back of solid demand for consumer electronics, according to a news report on CNA, citing the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Taiwan's export orders in July rose 6.9% compared with the same month in 2019 when measured in NT dollars.
The Ministry of Finance has reported that Taiwan's exports in October rose by 11.2% year-on-year to reach US$32.2 billion.
Taiwan's exports in the month of April shrank 1.3% year-on-year to US$25.24 billion, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
In December 2020, Taiwan's total exports expanded 12% year-on-year to US$33.00 billion while total imports rose by 0.9% from a year earlier to US$27.24 billion, according to report from the Ministry of Finance, resulting in a trade balance of US$5.76 billion.
Taiwan's total exports contracted 3.8% year on year in June to US$27.13 billion compared to the same month in 2019 while total imports fell 8.6% from a year earlier to US$22.29 billion.
Taiwan's exports fell 7.6% year-on-year (yoy) in January 2020, breaking a two-month rising streak, according to figures released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The drop can be attributed to a reduced number of working days due to the long Lunar New Year holiday that fell in January this year. Imports for January were down 17.7% from a year earlier.
Taiwan exported products worth US$31.99 billion in November, up 12% from the same month in 2019, according to data released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF).