US Economy Continues to Recover US data released on August 21st were all above market expectations. In July, purchases of previously owned homes rose to a 10-month high and The Conference Board’s index of leading indicators increased 0.9%. Also, the Markit preliminary August index of manufacturing jumped to the highest level since April 2010.

Taiwan Unemployment Rate at 6-Year Low Taiwanese jobless rate decreased to 3.95% in July from 3.97% in June, the lowest since June of 2008 and mainly driven by job gains in mining, agriculture and utilities’ supply.

GDP Billion USDGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountExchange ratePopulation
168002.40%4.00%0.25%2.00%6.20%-4.10%101.53%-2.30119.89317.30
127500.70%0.00%0.15%0.40%11.50%-3.00%92.60%2.401.35332.88
92407.50%2.00%6.00%2.30%4.10%-2.10%22.40%2.006.061354.04
5960-0.10%-1.70%0.00%3.60%3.70%-7.60%227.20%0.70102.10127.22
36350.80%-0.20%0.15%0.85%5.10%0.00%78.40%7.501.3581.84
27350.30%0.00%0.15%0.50%10.10%-4.20%91.80%-1.301.3565.28
25223.20%0.80%0.50%1.60%6.40%-5.80%90.60%-4.401.6463.26
22461.90%0.20%11.00%6.50%4.90%1.90%56.80%-3.662.41193.94
20970.80%-0.30%8.00%7.50%4.90%-0.50%13.41%1.5635.23143.35
2071-0.30%-0.20%0.15%0.09%12.30%-3.00%132.60%1.001.3559.39
18774.60%2.10%8.00%7.96%5.20%-4.50%67.72%-1.7062.721233.00
18252.22%0.30%1.00%2.40%7.00%-1.00%89.10%-3.201.1135.06
15613.50%1.10%2.50%3.00%6.40%-1.20%20.48%-2.900.8822.79
13581.20%0.60%0.15%-0.34%24.47%-7.10%93.90%0.801.3546.20
13053.60%0.60%2.25%1.60%3.40%-1.50%33.80%5.801085.1950.00
12611.60%1.00%3.00%4.07%4.80%-2.30%36.90%-1.8013.37116.90
8685.12%2.47%7.50%4.53%5.70%-2.30%26.11%-3.3012213.00245.90
8204.30%1.70%8.25%9.32%8.80%-1.20%35.85%-7.902.2775.62
8000.90%0.50%0.15%0.89%8.20%-2.30%73.50%10.401.3516.73
7454.70%4.70%2.00%2.60%5.50%6.40%2.68%18.003.7529.55
6512.00%0.50%0.00%0.00%2.90%0.00%35.40%13.500.917.95
612-0.20%-0.80%22.50%10.90%7.50%-2.60%45.60%-0.908.0241.28
5581.90%0.20%0.25%0.00%7.10%-1.10%40.60%6.206.559.48
5236.21%6.21%12.00%8.30%23.90%-1.80%11.00%7.10162.50166.21
5183.20%0.60%2.50%-0.20%11.90%-4.30%57.00%-1.303.1538.53
513-0.30%0.90%1.50%2.20%3.20%11.10%29.52%11.006.284.99
5081.00%0.10%0.15%0.34%8.50%-2.60%101.50%-1.601.3511.08
4893.74%1.45%1.88%1.75%3.95%-2.00%40.98%11.7330.3323.31
4381.00%6.80%16.56%60.90%7.10%-11.50%49.80%7.106.2929.72
4160.60%0.20%0.15%1.80%7.30%-1.50%74.50%2.701.358.44
3870.40%0.90%2.00%2.16%1.15%-2.50%45.70%-0.7033.0366.79
3845.20%4.40%1.00%2.20%4.20%10.15%16.70%14.913.679.21
3786.40%2.30%4.25%2.89%9.19%-2.41%31.80%-3.402010.0047.10
369-4.20%14.15%14.60%10.70%-0.78%10.63%8.1224891.0075.10
3511.60%-0.60%5.75%6.30%25.50%-4.00%46.10%-5.8011.1752.20
3311.45%0.84%0.20%0.80%4.00%-0.80%44.50%7.305.535.57
3126.40%1.80%3.25%3.20%2.90%-3.90%54.80%4.703.3529.20
2982.40%0.10%0.08%1.80%2.00%1.10%105.50%18.001.285.31
2912.37%0.42%0.50%0.30%6.30%-3.15%67.40%2.473.527.91
2771.90%0.20%3.50%4.50%6.45%-0.70%12.80%-3.40555.6017.40
2741.80%-0.10%0.50%4.00%3.30%0.60%33.84%2.107.777.22
2722.50%2.50%9.25%10.61%13.40%-9.10%87.10%-2.406.9783.66
2725.70%1.20%3.75%4.90%7.00%-1.40%49.20%3.5045.4195.80
257-0.60%0.10%0.15%0.80%9.20%-2.00%57.00%-1.101.355.43
242-0.20%0.20%0.15%-0.70%27.20%-12.70%175.10%0.701.3511.29
2375.00%3.59%10.00%7.88%6.00%-8.00%63.30%-1.10105.47178.91
2243.90%8.60%5.50%6.90%5.00%-2.10%13.53%0.05155.5517.17
2234.21%6.00%2.30%15.10%-5.55%31.34%6.711164.0032.58
2200.80%0.60%0.15%-0.90%13.90%-4.90%129.00%0.501.3510.54