Export orders rose last month to a record high of US$29.72 billion from the US$28.70 billion registered in June, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said.
The figure represents a 23.49 percent increase from the same month a year earlier, compared with a 15.19 percent year-on-year rise for the preceding month, the ministry said.
In the first seven months of the year, Taiwan took in export orders worth US$189.29 billion, up 14.32 percent from the same period a year ago.
Separately, industrial output last month was up 4.72 percent from June and up 13.0 percent year-on-year, the ministry said.
For the first seven months of the year, the industrial output index rose 4.83 percent.