Taiwan: Retail sales

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 Taiwan

Retail sales index

 Latest value 105.75
 Reference April 2024
 Measure index points
 Data availability January 1999 - April 2024
 Average 98.49
 Min - Max 77.71 - 124.18
 Source Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan
For that indicator, we provide data for Taiwan from January 1999 to April 2024. The average value for Taiwan during that period was 98.49 index points with a minimum of 77.71 index points in January 1999 and a maximum of 124.18 index points in January 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Retail sales index around the world.
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Taiwan - Retail sales - recent values

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Taiwan - Retail sales - historical chart - 1999-2024
Measure: index points
Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan


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Definition: The retail sales index is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction. The retail sales index measures only the volume changes, i.e. price level changes are excluded.

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