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2010 Taiwan machine tools exports and imports

Date: 2011-06-30

Export/Import Performance of Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory in 2010

Total export value of Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory in 2010 grew by 102.7% YOY to USD 947 million, and the significant growth exceeds the level before the financial crisis. With the leading of Asia becoming global main area of production and consumption in 2011, companies of Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory have adequate growth momentum, and there is plenty of room for export growth.
 

Source : Directorate General of Customs
BY TAIWAN MACHINE TOOL & ACCESSORY BUILDERS’ ASSOCIATION

 
 
Analysis of exports/ imports of Machine Tool Accessory
 
 According to custom statistics published by Directorate General of Customs and analyzed by Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory Builders’ Association(TMBA), total export value of machine tool accessory in 2010 was USD947 million, grew by 102.7% YOY with the amount of USD490 million, and increased 33% compared to 2008. Total import value was USD279 million, grew by 134.6%. Going through the financial crisis, the performance on the export/import of machine tool accessory had significant growth, and exceeds the level before the financial crisis, especially on the export.
 
 To the export products of machine tool accessory, the export value in 2010 is as follows: Work Holders was USD 22 million, grew 109.6% YOY; Dividing Head or other special parts was USD13 million, grew111.4% YOY; Metal Cutting Accessory & Parts was USD 487 million, grew 108.3% YOY; Metal Forming Accessory & Parts was USD125 million, grew 65.6% YOY; Ball Screw was USD 133 million, grew 172.6% YOY; Ball or Roller Linear Side Guides was USD197 million, grew 111% YOY. Please see Table 1 for details.
 
 

 
Table 1. Exports of Taiwan Accessory in 2010
Unit: USD
Code
Products
2010
2009
2010/2009
change(%)
2008
2010/2008
change(%)
846620
 Work Holders
21,964,763
10,481,396
109.6%
18,584,035
18.2%
846630
 Dividing Heador other special parts
13,008,844
6,153,341
111.4%
7,096,842
83.3%
846693
 Metal Cutting Accessory & Parts
487,079,242
233,806,958
108.3%
392,994,727
23.9%
846694
 Metal Forming Accessory & Parks
124,957,295
75,477,411
65.6%
109,386,420
14.2%
84834020
 Ball Screw
103,393,372
37,930,365
172.6%
74,212,848
39.3%
84834040
 Ball or Roller Linear Side Guides
196,787,587
93,242,379
111.0%
109,670,082
79.4%
Total
 
947,191,103
457,091,850
107.2%
711,944,954
33.0%
Source:Directorate General of Customs
 

    To the import products of machine tool accessory, the import value in 2010 is as follows: Work Holders was USD23 million, grew 68.1% YOY; Dividing Head or other special parts was USD6 million, grew124.2% YOY; Metal Cutting Accessory & Parts was USD 120 million, grew 113.2% YOY; Metal Forming Accessory & Parts was USD48 million, grew 116% YOY; Ball Screw was USD 21 million, grew 249.9% YOY; Ball or Roller Linear Side Guides was USD61 million, grew 237.4% YOY. Please see Table 2 for details.
 

Table 2. Imports of Taiwan Accessory in 2010
Unit: USD
Code
Products
2010
2009
2010/2009
change(%)
2008
2010/2008
change(%)
846620
 Work Holders
23,141,624
13,767,280
68.1%
26,791,818
-13.6%
846630
 Dividing Heador other special parts
6,201,255
2,765,680
124.2%
4,641,491
33.6%
846693
 Metal Cutting Accessory & Parts
119,515,859
56,070,678
113.2%
413,899,613
-71.1%
846694
 Metal Forming Accessory & Parks
47,606,057
22,041,901
116.0%
43,942,582
8.3%
84834020
 Ball Screw
21,013,306
6,005,633
249.9%
14,109,475
48.9%
84834040
 Ball or Roller Linear Side Guides
61,176,908
18,131,409
237.4%
54,382,434
12.5%
Total
 
278,655,009
118,782,581
134.6%
557,767,413
-50.0%
Source:Directorate General of Customs
 




The trend analysis of Export/Import of Accessory
 
 In 2010, the import of Taiwan machine tool accessory in January hit the lowest single-month level with the amount of USD14 million, and the highest single-month level was USD31 million in December. It reached the highest point in history in Dec. 2007 to the amount of USD 62 million, and declined to the bottom with the impact of the financial crisis in 2009, and rose gradually from the recovery in 2010. The export of Taiwan machine tool accessory in February hit the lowest single-month level with the amount of USD40 million in 2010, and in November with the amount of USD 97 million, it reached not only the highest single-month level in 2010, but also the highest point in the history. In total, there were six months in 2010 with single-month export value of more than USD 80 million and all above the level before the financial crisis, showing astonishing performance.
 

  To the import products of Taiwan machine tool accessory, Metal Cutting machine tool accessory accounted for the most part. Before the financial crisis, the best performance of annual import value had reached USD 400 million, but it declined to USD 56 million in 2009, and slightly increased back to USD 100 million in 2010. To the export products, Metal Cutting machine tool accessory accounted for the most part as well. The export trend showed linear growth in 2002~2008, had poor performance in 2009, and reached the amount of USD 480 million until 2010, beyond the level before the financial crisis. Moreover, the performance of export/import on Ball Screws, Ball & Roller Linear Side Guides was good in 2010 and beyond the level before the financial crisis, which reveals that the market demand of major applied machine tools, semi-conductor equipment and medical equipment is also growing.
 
 

Main Export Areas 

 The main exporting country of Taiwan machine tool accessory is China which owns a huge market. The export value in 2010 was USD 496 million with a share of 52.4%, grew 113.7% YOY. Korea was ranked second place(ranked as third place in 2009) with the amount of USD 59 million, grew 165.2%; the third was Hong Kong with USD 56 million, grew 89.9%; the fourth was Japan with USD 52 million, grew 152.6%, and followed by Germany with USD 40 million, grew 90.4%. After the financial crisis, Asia area accounted for 78% of total export of accessory. In the future, with the leading of Asia becoming global main area of production and consumption, companies of Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory have adequate growth momentum, and it is expecting that in 2011 there is plenty of room for export growth.
 

 

Table 3、Main Export Areas of Taiwan Accessory in 2010
 
 
 
Unit: USD
Rank
Country
Value of 2010
share
Value of 2009
share
2010/2009
change(%)
2008
share
2010/2008
change(%)
1
 China
495,968,549
52.4%
212,252,474
46.4%
133.7%
262,567,814
36.9%
88.9%
2
 Korea
59,409,786
6.3%
22,401,050
4.9%
165.2%
28,340,785
4.0%
109.6%
3
 Hong Kong
56,107,398
5.9%
29,545,698
6.5%
89.9%
23,183,048
3.3%
142.0%
4
 Japan
52,195,596
5.5%
20,667,069
4.5%
152.6%
72,090,846
10.1%
-27.6%
5
 Germany
39,775,744
4.2%
20,891,524
4.6%
90.4%
47,515,063
6.7%
-16.3%
6
 USA
38,588,975
4.1%
26,079,588
5.7%
48.0%
67,831,833
9.5%
-43.1%
7
 Italy
23,731,549
2.5%
12,021,671
2.6%
97.4%
27,401,327
3.8%
-13.4%
8
 India
22,708,723
2.4%
9,026,619
2.0%
151.6%
16,645,282
2.3%
36.4%
9
 Brazil
17,092,391
1.8%
8,125,073
1.8%
110.4%
13,399,532
1.9%
27.6%
10
 Thailand
12,866,060
1.4%
7,821,633
1.7%
64.5%
12,527,010
1.8%
2.7%
 
Others
128,746,332
13.6%
88,259,451
19.3%
45.9%
140,442,414
19.7%
-8.3%
 
 Global Total
947,191,103
100.0%
457,091,850
100.0%
107.2%
711,944,954
100.0%
33.0%
Source:Directorate General of Customs
     


Analysis of exporting country of accessory products 

The top ten exporting areas of Ball Screws are as follows: China, Korea, Japan, Germany, Hong Kong, India, USA, Italy, Brazil, and Turkey, which all showed growth compared to 2009. Asia had rapid growth of exports, especially in Hong Kong of 517%. Japan, Korea and India all had growth rate over 200%. Please see Table 8 for details.
The top ten exporting areas of Ball & Roller Side Guides are as follows: China, Korea, Germany, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Singapore, USA, and Brazil, which all showed growth compared to 2009, especially in Hong Kong, Germany and India which had growth rate of 338.7%、211.9%、201.6% respectively. Please see Table 9 for details.
The top ten exporting areas of Work Holders are as follows: China, USA, Korea, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Germany, Iran, and India, which all showed growth compared to 2009, especially USA, Korea and Japan had growth rate over 200%. Please see Table 4 for details.
The top ten exporting areas of Dividing Heads & Other special parts are as follows: China, USA, Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany, Italy, Brazil, India, and Mexico, in which USA, Japan and Hong Kong had the best growth compared to 2009with growth rate of 480.2%、253.0%、229.5% respectively. Please see Table 5 for details.
The top ten exporting areas of Metal Cutting Machine Tool Accessory & Parts are as follows: China, Hong Kong, Japan, USA, Korea, Germany, Brazil, India, Thailand, and Vietnam. Compared to 2009, Korea had the highest growth rate of 251.5%, followed by China of 158.2% and Brazil of 154.3%. Please see Table 6 for details.
The top ten exporting areas of Metal Forming Machine Tool Accessory & Parts are as follows: China, USA, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. Compared to 2009, India had the highest growth rate of 140.7%, followed by China of 96.8% and Japan of 96.4%. Please see Table 7 for details.

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