BMI View: We anticipate Taiwan's main ports to register steady year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in 2016 with
the port of Keelung leading the way in annual growth terms (3.1% and 3.5% for tonnage and container
gains). We have downgraded our 2015 and 2016 real GDP forecasts ..."
BMI View: We expect positive growth rates for Taiwan's total trade in 2015 despite challenges by slower
Chinese demand growth. Modest economic growth domestically will sustain imports while a slower but
growing Chinese economy will continue to consume significant volu ..."
With economic growth and exports easing back marginally BMI believes activity levels at Taiwan's main
ports will grow at a slightly slower 1.0%-4.0% this year. Box traffic at Taiwan's key ports will remain the
most dynamic, but will not exceed 4% growth. Broadly speak ..."
Modest But Positive Port Growth
BMI believes activity levels at Taiwan's main ports will grow at a modest but positive 1.5-4.0% this year.
Box traffic at Taiwan's key ports will remain the most dynamic, but will not exceed 4% growth. Broadly
speaking, Kaohsiung, ..."
BMI View: In 2015 we expect cargo volumes handled across Taiwan's main ports to grow at a slightly
faster pace than in 2014. Tonnage growth will remain low in percentage terms, however. Box traffic at
Taiwan's key ports will remain the most dynamic, but will not exceed 4% growt ..."
Our outlook for Taiwan's economy has not changed substantially since our last quarterly report. Then, on
the back of slightly stronger fourth-quarter 2013 data, we edged up our growth forecast for 2014 from 3.0%
to 3.1%. Now, on the back of slightly weaker first-quart ..."
BMI GDP Forecast For Taiwan Edged Up To 3.1% in 2014
The Taiwan economy put on a show of strength in the last quarter of 2013, lifting the full year GDP
expansion rate to 2.2%, just above our 2.1% forecast. While we think the momentum is continuing into the
BMI Forecasts 3.0% GDP Growth For Taiwan in 2014
Weaker for a bit, stronger for a bit, and then back to a comparatively low trend rate. That is the BMI view
of Taiwan's economy in three different periods: Q313 (actual), Q413 (estimate) and then 2014 as a whole
Another Downward Revision Of Taiwan Growth Forecasts
Over the last three months we have once more cut back our growth forecasts for Taiwan. We now expect GDP growth of 2.1% this year (down from 3.0% previously) and 3.0% in 2014 (down from 4.0%). There are two main reasons for th ..."