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We've been on the watch for signs of deterioration in foreign trade as a result of renewed anti-Covid restrictions both within Asian countries, causing logistical difficulties,...
24th Jan 2021 18:10China+
Did China's Zoom Boom Wane in December
14th Jan 2021 18:10China+
Rising Commodity Prices will soon Show up in China's Trade Figures
10th Jan 2021 18:10China+
China's official manufacturing PMI was little changed, at 51.9 in December, compared with 52.1 in November.
24th Dec 2020 06:32China+
China plays a pivotal role in the global inflation outlook.
23rd Dec 2020 18:10China+
Japan's flash Jibun Bank PMIs for December were mixed, but they broadly confirm the significant moderation in GDP growth in the current quarter.
16th Dec 2020 16:40China+
Industrial production growth in China has peaked, notwithstanding the likely spike in Q1, when the base effects kick in from the Covid- induced shutdowns earlier this year.
15th Dec 2020 16:20China+
Business sentiment in Japan continues to recover in the current quarter, with the main Tankan indices surprising to the upside.
14th Dec 2020 18:10China+
China's trade surplus rocketed unexpectedly in November, flying to an all-time high of $75.4B.
7th Dec 2020 18:10China+
The recovery in Korean exports resumed in September, with shipments rising by 4.0% year- over-year, a turnaround from the 3.8% decline in the previous month.
2nd Dec 2020 18:10China+
The Monetary Policy Board of the Bank of Korea yesterday left its benchmark base rate unchanged, at 0.50%, as widely expected.
26th Nov 2020 18:10China+
Korea's 20-day trade data for November are one of the first real health checks for global trade since Covid-19 started again to sweep through Europe and the U.S.
23rd Nov 2020 18:10China+
India's GDP report for the third quarter, due a week from today, is likely to show that the year- over-year downturn moderated significantly to -9%, from -24% in Q2.
19th Nov 2020 18:10China+
Japan's exports showed no signs of jitters in October, when countries in Europe started reimposing nationwide lockdowns in response to the rapid escalation of Covid-19 cases.
18th Nov 2020 18:10China+
Japan's economy grew by 5.0% quarter-on-quarter in Q3, recouping just over half of the revised 8.2% contraction in Q2.
16th Nov 2020 18:10China+
Japan's GDP report for the third quarter, due on Monday, is likely to show that the economy rebounded by 5.2% quarter-on-quarter, following the 7.9% collapse in Q2.
12th Nov 2020 18:10China+
October is likely to be as good as it gets for Chinese exporters for some time, with Covid-19 sweeping through developed markets once again.
9th Nov 2020 16:00China+
The Bank of Japan yesterday left its -0.10% policy balance rate and ten-year yield target of "around zero" unchanged, as widely expected.
29th Oct 2020 13:10China+
Japan and Korea dealt with their second waves of Covid-19 in the third quarter in completely different ways.
26th Oct 2020 19:10China+
Korea's unemployment rate rose faster than expected in May, jumping to 4.5%, from 3.8% in April. We've been arguing for some time that the delayed impact of the economic...
14th Jun 2020 19:10China+
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