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Trade in Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei was the world’s 17th largest exporter of goods in 2022. Export values were $477.78 billion USD.  Chinese Taipei’s top export category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment, and Office and telecom equipment. In terms of imports,  Chinese Taipei is the world’s 17th largest importer of goods. Import values were $435.84 billion USD in 2022.  Chinese Taipei’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Office and telecom equipment. Chinese Taipei is part of 4 different Regional Trade Agreements, including New Zealand – Chinese Taipei and Guatemala – Chinese Taipei.

 

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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Chinese Taipei

Abbreviation

TW

Capital

Taipei

WTO Membership Date

1 January 2002

Legal System

civil law system

Language

Chinese

Number of Time Zone(s)

1

Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.

Currency

New Taiwan dollar

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • ABN AMRO Bank NV Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: ABNATWTP

  • Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: ANZBTWTPXXX

  • Bank of America NA Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: BOFATW2X

  • BNP Paribas Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: BNPATWTP

  • Citibank NA Taiwan - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: CITITWTX

  • Credit Agricole CIB - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: CRLYTWTP

  • Deutsche Bank AG Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: DEUTTWTP

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: SMBCTWTP

  • The Bank of New York Mellon Taipei - Taipei, Taiwan - SWIFT: IRVTTWTX

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Government MSME Agency

  • Small and Medium Enterprise Administration (SMEA)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture
    Phone: +(886) 2 3343 2091

    9F, No. 100, Sec. 2, Heping W. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., 100060, Taipei City, Taiwan

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • WTO/TBT Enquiry Point
    Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection
    Ministry of Economic Affairs
    Phone: +(886-2) 23431916

    No. 4, Sec. 1, Jinan Rd., Zhongzheng Dist.
    Taipei City 100, Taiwan

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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