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Singapore's producer price inflation accelerated in June, while import prices rose at a slower pace, Statistics Singapore reported Friday. The manufactured products price index rose 2.6 percent year-on-year in June, faster than the 0.5 percent rise in May. The oil and non-oil indices climbed...

trade.jpg Final demand producer prices in Australia climbed 0.5 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Friday - unchanged from the previous three months. On a yearly basis, producer prices jumped 1.7 percent - accelerating from 1.3 percent in the three...

Final demand producer prices in Australia were up 0.5 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Friday - unchanged from the previous three months. On a yearly basis, producer prices jumped 1.7 percent - accelerating from 1.3 percent in the three...

japanexports-112510.jpg Overall nationwide consumer prices in Japan gained 0.4 percent on year in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - in line with expectations and unchanged from the previous month. Nationwide core CPI, which excludes food prices, also gained 0.4 percent on year - again...

Retail sales in Japan were up a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was shy of expectations for a gain of 0.4 percent following the 1.5 percent decline in May. On a yearly basis, retail sales climbed 2.1 percent...

Overall nationwide consumer prices in Japan were up 0.4 percent on year in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - in line with expectations and unchanged from the previous month. Nationwide core CPI, which excludes food prices, also gained 0.4 percent on year -...

The average of household spending in Japan was up 2.3 percent on year in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was well above expectations for an increase of 0.5 percent following the 0.1 percent decline in May. The average of monthly income per household...

foreximg-300413.jpg Industrial production in South Korea eased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in June, Statistics Korea said in Friday's preliminary reading. That was well shy of forecasts for an increase of 1.9 percent, and it follows the 0.2 percent increase in May. On a yearly basis, industrial production...

The unemployment rate in Japan came in at a seasonally adjusted 2.8 percent in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was beneath expectations for 3.0 percent and down from 3.1 percent in May. The job-to-applicant ratio came in at 1.51 - in line with forecasts...

Retail sales in South Korea surged 1.1 percent on month in June, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That follows the downwardly revised 1.1 percent contraction in May (originally -0.9 percent). On a yearly basis, retail sales advanced 1.0 percent following the downwardly revised 1.5 percent gain...

Industrial output in South Korea was down a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent on month in June, Statistics Korea said in Friday's preliminary reading. That was well shy of forecasts for an increase of 1.9 percent, and it follows the 0.2 percent increase in May. On a yearly basis, industrial production...

Japan is scheduled to release a raft of data on Friday, setting the pace for a busy day in Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are June figures for unemployment, household spending, inflation and retail sales. The jobless rate is expected to fall to 3.0 percent from 3.1 percent in May, while household...

Hong Kong's trade deficit increased in June despite an acceleration in shipments, the Census and Statistics Department said Thursday. The visible trade deficit increased to HK$48.28 billion from HK$35.65 billion in May. The deficit also widened from HK$45.59 billion in the same period of previous...

China's industrial profits increased notably in June, the National Bureau of Statistics showed Thursday. Industrial profits surged 19.1 percent year-on-year to CNY 727.78 billion in June. During the first half of the year, profits advanced 22 percent to CNY 3.63 trillion.

trade.jpg Export prices in Australia skidded 5.7 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. That missed forecasts for a decline of 5.5 percent following the 8.8 percent gain in the previous three months. The fall was driven by lower prices received...

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