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China+ Datanote: Caixin Manufacturing PMI, August, China; Markit Manufacturing PMI, August, Korea 2021

  • In one line: Export-sensitive Caixin PMI hit by Delta
  • In one line: Korea’s PMI will avoid the depths of the Caixin

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

CHINA+ DATA WRAP 1.9.21

  • Export-sensitive Caixin PMI hit by Delta
  • Korean exports suggest front-loading
  • Korea’s PMI will avoid the depths of the Caixin
  • Japan’s business capex means no Q2 GDP revisions

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

6 Aug 2021 The Trade Surplus is Likely to Remain Under Pressure

July exports likely weakened, while imports will be boosted by the tail end of commodities inflation.

PPI inflation may not yet have peaked; headline CPI inflation is just about food prices.

M1 growth should now be troughing, but an RRR cut is looking more likely nonetheless.

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

3 Aug 2021 China's Manufacturing Underperformance Continues

China's weak July PMIs play into a wider story of underperformance in trade and manufacturing.

The official and Caixin reports are at odds on prices, but we reckon PPI inflation ticked higher in July.

The non-manufacturing gauge suggests that no fis- cal rescue has been forthcoming.

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

CHINA+ DATA WRAP 2.8.21

Broad weakness for manufacturing; PPI inflation still hot

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

2 Aug 2021 Underlying Chinese Inflation is More Progressed than in DMs

China's PPI inflation is at or near its peak, and CPI inflation remains relatively tame...

... But underlying inflationary pressure is more ad- vanced in China, thanks to the early recovery.

More limited slack means services inflation is on a sustained uptrend.

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

CHINA+ DATA WRAP 5.7.21

Mid-year weakening intensifies 

Peter BennettChina+

CHINA+ DATA WRAP 1.7.21

Caixin PMI held back by Covid in the south of China.

Tankan points to capex bright spot.

Korean export trend slows.

Korea’s PMI signifies divergence with China.

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

4 June 2021 Did the U.S. Stimulus Give the Trade Cycle a Final Boost in May

Chinese exports have recovered much more quickly than elsewhere, thanks in large part to the still strong command element of the economy. 

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

2 June 2021 Bottlenecks are Biting in the North East Asian Supply Chain

China's PMIs strongly suggest that supply-side bottlenecks, if anything, are worsening.

Freya Beamish (Chief Asia Economist)China+

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