Taiwan is an export-oriented island economy. Because foreign trade plays a significant role in the country’s economic development, the current U.S.-China trade conflict has greatly affected it as well as global economic and trade development. This study thus used Financial and Trade Statistics data of the Ministry of Finance, Taiwan, R.O.C (2020) and analyzed the major export categories of Taiwan and export amounts of major countries/regions in 2018 and 2019 to explore the impact of the U.S.-China trade war. According to the analysis results, conclusions and relevant specific suggestions are put forward for the government and industry as a reference.
JEL classification numbers: F14, F18.
Keywords: U.S.-China Trade War, Export, Island Economy.