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2019-04-22 08:30
Investment Commission, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Taiwan FDI Statistics Summary Analysis (March 2019)
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According to the statistics of Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs,831 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total amount of US$1,024,422,000 were approved from January to March 2019. This indicates an increase of 5.73% in the number of cases, but a decrease of 54.4 % in FDI amount compared with the same period of 2018.

   With regard to inward investment from Mainland China, 31 cases were approved with an amount of US$11,007,000 from January to March 2019. This indicates a decrease of 20.51% in the number of cases, and a decrease in the FDI amount (87.53%) compared with the same period of 2018. Aggregated from July 2009 to March 2019, 1,259 cases were approved with a total investment amount added up to US$2,198,798,000.

   In terms of Taiwan’s outbound investment (except Mainland China), 148 projects were registered from January to March 2019 with a total amount of US$1,992,363,000 indicating an increase of 8.03% in the number of cases and an increase of 60.08 % in the amount as compared with the same period of 2018.

   As for Taiwan’s outward investment to Mainland China, 127 applications have been approved from January to March 2019, indicating a decrease of 18.59 % compared with the same period of 2018. The approved investment amount is US$1,226,275,000, 3.61 % less than the same period in 2018.