Taiwan monetary policy

Taiwanese Central Bank Interest Rates Left Unchanged

December 18, 2014

The discount rate at the Central Bank of The Republic of China has been at 1.875% since five successive 12.5-basis point hikes between June 2010 and June 2011 raised such from a prior 56-year low of 1.25%.  The fourteen ensuing quarterly policy reviews have left the rate unchanged, including today’s.  A released statement after this […] More

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Calls Existing Policy Settings Appropriate

March 27, 2014

Monetary policy in Taiwan is reviewed quarterly.  The discount rate was cut at five sequential meetings from June 2010 to June 2011, each time by 12.5 basis points, but the end-point of that streak, 1.875%, has been retained since June 2011 and will continue over the coming three months. Taiwan’s central bank statement projects moderate […] More

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

June 27, 2013

Taiwan’s discount rate was left unchanged at 1.875%, where such has been for the past two years.  The unanimous vote to keep the status quo was anticipated. Based on an assessment of lingering global economic uncertainties, a mild recovery of the domestic economy and subdued inflationary pressures, the Board judged that the current policy stance […] More

Taiwanese Monetary Policy Steady

December 29, 2011

Officials at the Central Bank of the Republic of China retained a 1.875% ten-day discount rate after the latest quarterly policy review.  Note was made of the constraining effects of Europe’s sovereign debt woes on the global and Taiwanese economies: “The slowing global economy has gradually shown its impact on Taiwan. Weaker demand from Taiwan’s […] More