Trade

Bilateral trade between the U.S. and Taiwan reached $66.6 billion in 2015, making Taiwan the United States' 9th largest trading partnerClick on the State names to see the trade relations between Taiwan and the 50 States.

 

United States

Facts and Figures:

9th: Taiwan is the United States' 9th largest trading partner in 2015
$25.9 billion: U.S. exports in goods to Taiwan in 2015
$12.5 billion: U.S. exports in services to Taiwan in 2015

Top U.S. Exports to Taiwan

  • Computer and Electronic Products ($5 billion)
  • Machinery, except electrical ($4.4 billion)
  • Chemicals ($3.9 billion)
  • Transportation Equipment ($2.6 billion)
  • Agriculture Products ($2 billion)

 

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State-by-State Trade with Taiwan

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia
Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa
Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri
Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
Washington, D.C.



Colorado

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In 2014, Colorado’s exports to Taiwan reached $191.5 Million, a 32.6% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Colorado’s 7th largest export market in Asia, and 14th largest export market in the world.

Alabama

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In 2015, Alabama’s exports to Taiwan reached $88.3 million. Taiwan is Alabama’s 8th largest export market in Asia. Alabama companies have substantial opportunities to expand their business and cooperation with Taiwan.

Alaska

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In 2014, Alaska's exports to Taiwan reached $15 million. Taiwan was Alaska's 7th largest Asian export market in 2014.

Key industries in AK-TW relations:

Major Alaskan export items to Taiwan include Fish and other Marine Products, Food Manufactures, and Transportation Equipment. Taiwan and Alaska also have a good cooperation in the energy, mining, fishery, forestry and tourism industries. Both China Airline and EVA air have their operation offices in Anchorage, Alaska.

Arizona

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In 2014, Arizona's exports to Taiwan reached $482 million. Taiwan is Arizona's 9th largest export market and 5th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in AZ-TW relations:

Major export items from Arizona to Taiwan include Computer and Electronic Products and Transportation Equipment. The Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Phoenix was established in 1997 and has 75 members.

Arkansas

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In 2014, Arkansas’s exports to Taiwan reached $73.5 million. Taiwan is Arkansas’s 20th largest export market in the world, and 6th largest in Asia.

Key industries in AR-TW relations:

Agribusiness continues to be one of the leading industries in Arkansas. Taiwan is a major importer of U.S. agricultural goods, and the U.S. is the largest supplier of agricultural products to Taiwan. The paper and food manufacturing industries as well as many other sectors important to the Arkansas economy are poised to benefit from partnership with Taiwan.

California

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In 2014, California’s exports to Taiwan reached nearly $7.5 billion, an 18.2% increase from 2013. Taiwan is California’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 7th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in CA-TW relations:

Major export items from California to Taiwan include Machinery, Computer and Electronic Products. California has a long term and strong business relationship with Taiwan. From MediaTek to Din Tai Fun, there are more than 800 Taiwanese companies have either branch offices or investments in California.

Connecticut

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In 2014, Connecticut’s exports to Taiwan reached $122.9 Million, a 15% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Connecticut’s 7th largest export market in Asia, and 21st largest export market in the world.

Delaware

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In 2014, Delaware’s exports to Taiwan reached $111 million, a 17% increase from 2013. Taiwan is Delaware’s 19th largest export market in the world, and 5th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in DE-TW relations:

Taiwanese companies have invested in Delaware as it develops into a R&D hub. Some leading Taiwanese companies in the state include SemiLEDs Corporation, Jaenn International LLC, and Advanced Pharmaceutical Nanotech Inc.

Florida

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In 2014 Florida exported $338 million to Taiwan, an increase of 24% from 2013. Taiwan is  Florida’s 6th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in FL-TW relations:

Taiwanese companies have invested in Florida in technology and consumer electronics and helped create job opportunities. Leading Taiwan businesses in the state include Authen Tec Inc., H&T Global Circuit Factory LLC, Edimax Latin America Inc.

Georgia

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In 2014, Georgia’s exports to Taiwan reached $604 million, making Taiwan Georgia’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 17th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in GA-TW relations:

As Georgia rapidly develops into a global logistics and transportation hub, enhancing trade ties with Taiwan will help Georgia increase its transportation and other high-tech exports to Taiwan. Taiwanese companies that have invested in the state include Emperor International Corp., Fu Hsing Americas Inc., and GPI USA Inc.

Hawaii

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In 2014, Hawaii’s exports to Taiwan reached $16.9 million. Taiwan is Hawaii’s 11th largest export market in the world, and 7th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in HI-TW relations:

Taiwan is the 8th largest country by investment in Hawaii, with investments mainly in the tourism industry. Both China Airline and EVA airline--Taiwan's leading airline companies--have offices in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Idaho

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In 2014, Idaho’s exports to Taiwan reached $472 million, making Taiwan Idaho’s 3rd largest export market in Asia, and 4th largest export market in the world.

Illinois

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In 2014, Illinois’s exports to Taiwan reached $940 million. Taiwan is Illinois’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 15th largest export market in the world.

Indiana

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In 2014, Indiana’s exports to Taiwan reached $247 million. Taiwan is Indiana’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 20th largest export market in the world.

Iowa

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In 2014, Iowa’s exports to Taiwan reached $146 million, an increase of 50% from 2013. Taiwan is Iowa’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 16th largest export market in the world.

Kansas

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In 2014, Kansas’ exports to Taiwan reached $185.5 Million, a 43% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Kansas' 5th largest export market in Asia, and 13th largest export market in the world.

Kentucky

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In 2014, Kentucky’s exports to Taiwan reached $220.3 million. Taiwan is Kentucky’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 18th largest export market in the world.

Louisiana

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In 2014, Louisiana’s exports to Taiwan reached nearly $500 million, an increase of 22% from 2013. Taiwan is Louisiana’s 5th largest export market in Asia.

Maine

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In 2014, Maine’s exports to Taiwan reached $19 million. Taiwan is Maine’s 8th largest export market in Asia, and 18th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in ME-TW relations:

Machinery, transportation equipment, paper, and computer and electronic products are some of the top exports from Maine to Taiwan. Several companies from Maine have also invested in Taiwan, including Fairchild Semiconductor, IDEXX Laboratories, and Irving Tanning Co.

Maryland

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In 2014, Maryland's exports to Taiwan reached $131 million, 9% increase from 2013. Taiwan is Maryland's 5th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in MD-TW relations:

Like Taiwan, Maryland is a developing global biotechnology hub. Enhancing trade ties with Taiwan will help Maryland increase its biotech and other hi-tech exports to Taiwan and promote bilateral cooperation in the innovation industry.

Massachusetts

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In 2014, Massachusetts’ exports to Taiwan reached $654 million, making Taiwan Massachusetts’ 5th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in MA-TW relations:

Both Massachusetts and Taiwan are rapidly developing its biotech, medical devices and pharmaceutical industries; closer bilateral cooperation could lead to growth in trade in the state's 8th largest export market. Taiwanese companies also have invested over $700 million in Massachusetts, creating over 15,000 job opportunities.

Michigan

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In 2013, Michigan’s exports to Taiwan reached $191 million, making Taiwan Michigan’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 24th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in MI-TW relations:

Metals, chemicals, and machinery are the top exports from Michigan to Taiwan. Some top Michigan companies in these sectors have also set up operations in Taiwan, including Dow Chemical Company and Dow Corning.

Minnesota

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In 2014, Minnesota’s exports to Taiwan reached $405.7 million, making Taiwan Minnesota’s 7th largest export market in Asia, and 14th largest export market in the world.

Mississippi

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In 2014, Mississippi’s exports to Taiwan reached $57.9  million, a 19% increase from 2013. Taiwan is Mississippi’s 7th largest export market in the Asia.

Missouri

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In 2014, Missouri’s exports to Taiwan reached $96 million. Taiwan is Missouri’s 7th largest export market in Asia, and 21th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in MO-TW relations:

Agricultural products are a large export from Missouri to Taiwan, and has huge potential for growth to boost the trade between Taiwan and Missouri.

Montana

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In 2014, Montana’s exports to Taiwan reached $44 million. Taiwan is Montana’s 4th largest export market in Asia, and 8th largest export market in the world.

Nebraska

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In 2014, Nebraska’s exports to Taiwan reached $119 Million. Taiwan is Nebraska’s 4th largest export market in Asia, and 12th largest export market in the world.

Nevada

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In 2014, Nevada’s exports to Taiwan reached $47.3 million, making Taiwan Nevada’s 9th largest export market in Asia, and 23th largest export market in the world.

New Hampshire

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In 2014, New Hampshire’s exports to Taiwan reached $43 million, an increase of 25% from 2013. Taiwan is New Hampshire’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 22nd largest export market in the world.

New Jersey

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In 2014, New Jersey’s exports to Taiwan reached $476 million. Taiwan is New Jersey’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 22th largest export market in the world.

New Mexico

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In 2014, New Mexico’s exports to Taiwan reached $11 million, a 65% increase from 2013.  Taiwan is  New Mexico’s 8th largest export market in Asia, and 24th largest export market in the world.

New York

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In 2014, New York’s exports to Taiwan reached $844 million, a 10% increase from 2013. Taiwan is New York’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 19th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in NY-TW relations:

Numerous Taiwanese companies, such as China Airlines and Young Stuff Apparel Group, have invested in New York. Likewise, many top New York companies, including IBM and Corning, have invested in Taiwan.

North Carolina

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In 2014, North Carolina’s exports to Taiwan reached $272 million. Taiwan is North Carolina’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 20th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in NC-TW relations:

North Carolina's booming biotechnology industry has attracted interest from partners around the globe. Several major Taiwanese companies, including Accton Americas Management Group, Synpac, Anderson America Corp, and Ardent Pharmaceuticals are active in the state.

North Dakota

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In 2014, North Dakota’s exports to Taiwan reached $8 million, a 54% increase from 2013. Taiwan is North Dakota’s 4th largest export market in Asia.

Ohio

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In 2014, Ohio’s exports to Taiwan reached $453 million, growing 15% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Ohio’s 7th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in OH-TW relations:

The time is ripe for greater bilateral investment between Ohio and Taiwan. Major Ohio companies like Goodyear and Proctor & Gamble have set up operations in Taiwan, and Taiwanese companies such as Advantech, Kenda USA, Unicon International, and Kentex, Inc. have invested in Ohio.

Oklahoma

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In 2014, Oklahoma’s exports to Taiwan reached $33 million, a 24% increase from 2013. Taiwan is Oklahoma’s 9th largest export market in the Asia.

Oregon

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In 2014, Oregon’s exports to Taiwan reached $982 million, a 31% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Oregon’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 6th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in OR-TW relations:

Oregon and Taiwan have strong trade and investment ties, with top export industries from Oregon to Taiwan being machinery, computer and electronic products, agricultural products and waste. An Oregon-based company, Nike, has a branch office in Taipei and a research office in Taichung city.

Pennsylvania

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In 2014, Pennsylvania’s exports to Taiwan reached $409 Million. Taiwan is Pennsylvania’s 6th largest export market in Asia, and 17th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in PA-TW relations:

Pennsylvania has established close investment and cooperation relationship with Taiwan. The state has established a Representative Office in Taiwan in 2005 to promote trade and investment, and top companies headquartered in Pennsylvania that have invested in Taiwan include PPG Industries, Air Products & Chemicals, Unisys, and Rohm & Haas.

Rhode Island

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In 2014, Rhode Island’s exports to Taiwan reached $90.8 million, a 37% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Rhode Island’s 2nd largest export market in Asia, and 7th largest export market in the world.

South Carolina

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In 2014, South Carolina’s exports to Taiwan reached $210 million. Taiwan is South Carolina’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 19th largest export market in the world.

South Dakota

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In 2014, South Dakota’s exports to Taiwan reached $8.39 Million,  a 28% increase from 2013. Taiwan is South Dakota’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 19th largest export market in the world.

Tennessee

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n 2014, Tennessee’s exports to Taiwan reached $316 million. Taiwan is Tennessee’s 5th largest export market in Asia, and 19th largest export market in the world.

Texas

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In 2014, Texas’s exports to Taiwan reached $4.1 billion. Taiwan is Texas’s 13th largest export market in the world, and 5th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in TX-TW relations:

Texas has attracted investment from many Taiwanese companies including Formosa Plastics, Foxconn, Inventec, Eva Air, and Yang Ming, and these companies have created thousands of jobs in Texas.

Utah

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In 2014, Utah’s exports to Taiwan reached $676 million, an increase of 42% from 2013. Taiwan is Utah’s 3rd largest export market in Asia, and 6th largest export market in the world.

Vermont

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In 2014, Vermont’s exports to Taiwan reached $93 million, making Taiwan Vermont's 9th largest export market in Asia, and 6th largest export market in the world.

Virginia

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In 2014, Virginia’s exports to Taiwan reached $520 million, a 40% increase from 2012. Taiwan is Virginia’s 9th largest export market in the world, and 4th largest export market in Asia.

Key industries in VA-TW relations:

Several Taiwanese businesses have invested in Virginia, including Discovery Therapeutics, United Winner Metals, and IL.COM. Virginia, as a center of R&D for high-tech products, exports millions of dollars worth of computer and electronics products to Taiwan.

Washington

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In 2014, Washington’s exports to Taiwan reached nearly $2.5 billion, a 73% increase from 2013. Taiwan is Washington’s 4th largest export market in Asia, and 8th largest export market in the world.

Key industries in WA-TW relations:

Washington has strong business relationship with Taiwan, especially in the IT-related industries. Major Washington investments in Taiwan include Costco Wholesale, Microsoft, Starbucks and Voice Box Technology. Taiwan companies including TSMC, SuperTel Technologies and HTC have set up their subsidiaries or branch offices in the State of Washington.

Washington DC

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In 2014, Washington D.C.’s exports to Taiwan reached $45,000.

West Virgina

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In 2014, West Virginia’s exports to Taiwan reached $48 million, a 23% increase from 2012. Taiwan is West Virginia’s 5th largest export market in Asia.

Wisconsin

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In 2014, Wisconsin’s exports to Taiwan reached $182 million. Taiwan is Wisconsin’s 7th largest export market in Asia, and 21st largest export market in the world.

Key industries in WI-TW relations:

Wisconsin exports a diverse array of machinery, computer, and agricultural goods to Taiwan. Many of its leading companies, including Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Rockwell Automation, and Manpower Inc. have set up operations in Taiwan.

Wyoming

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In 2014, Wyoming’s exports to Taiwan reached $40.5 million. Taiwan is Wyoming’s 4th largest export market in Asia, and 11th largest export market in the world.