The Economic Contribution of the Film And Television Industry in Taiwan 2013

The Economic Contribution of the Film and Television Industries in Taiwan assessed the economic contribution of the screen entertainment sector in its entirety — from small production companies through to large distribution and exhibition businesses, and from productions made for online viewing through to those for wide television network viewing. The report was released on February 25, 2014, at the Taiwan University Alumni Hall attended by Director Yen-ping Chu, Willy Liao of Showtime Cinemas, Akira Chen of Luminoso Film Co. Ltd., Mindy Lee of Fox International Channels, as well as members of Taipei Film & Drama Union, Taipei Film Trade Association, Satellite Television Broadcasting Association, Taipei Multimedia Production Association, and other screen industry representatives.

Key findings of the Oxford Economics Report include the following:
1. In 2013, the film and television industry contributed a total of US$5.5 billion (NT$168 billion) in GDP to the local economy.
2. The film and television industry supported 113,800 jobs.
3. The film and television industry contributed US$543 million (NT$16 billion) in tax to the local economy.

A copy of a one-page summary can be found here.

Here’s a link to the full report.