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Japan's government maintained its economic assessment on Wednesday but downgraded its view on capital spending. Retaining the economic view, the Cabinet Office said Japanese economy is still in a severe situation due to the Novel Coronavirus, but it is showing movements of picking up. Downgrading...

Japan's services producer prices declined in October, data from the Bank of Japan showed on Wednesday. The services producer price index fell 0.6 percent on a yearly basis, reversing a 1.4 percent rise in September. Month-on-month, producer price inflation eased to 0.1 percent in October from...

Malaysia's consumer prices continued to fall in October, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices declined 1.5 percent year-on-year in October, following a 1.4 percent fall in September. Economists had expected a 1.4 percent decrease. The annual fall was largely...

The total value of construction work done in Australia was down a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2020, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday - coming in at A$51.179 billion. That missed expectations for a fall of 2.0 percent following the 0.7 percent...

Australia will on Wednesday release Q3 numbers for construction work done, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Work is expected to fall 2.0 percent on quarter after easing 0.7 percent in the three months prior. Thailand will provide October figures for industrial production;...

Business Confidence in South Korea improved in November, the latest survey from the Bank of Korea showed on Wednesday with an index score of 85.0 - up from 79.0 in October. The outlook for the following month also rose by 5 points to 81. In the non-manufacturing sector, the index on business conditions...

Hong Kong's merchandise exports dropped in October after rising in the previous month, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Tuesday. Exports fell 1.1 percent year-on-year in October, after a 9.1 percent decrease in September. Imports rose 0.6 percent annually in October, after...

Australia's exports increased in October on record iron ore shipments, preliminary data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday. Exports grew 6 percent month-on-month to A$30.53 billion in October. On a yearly basis, exports were down 3 percent in October. Australia exported a...

The Australian dollar weakened against the US dollar due to the growing expectations of the monetary policy package announced in November, Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia said Tuesday. Debelle said there were increased market expectations of a further decline in the...

Hong Kong will on Tuesday release October figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In September, imports were up 3.4 percent on year and exports rose an annual 9.1 percent for a trade deficit of HKD12.7 billion. The Philippines...

Taiwan's industrial production rose at a softer pace in October and the unemployment rate fell marginally during the month, official figures showed on Monday. Industrial production rose 7.06 percent year-on-year in October, after a 11.62 percent increase in September, data from the Ministry of Economic...

Singapore's consumer prices declined in October, data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry showed on Monday. The consumer price index fell 0.2 percent year-on-year in October, after remaining unchanged in September. Economists had expected the price to remain...

Thailand's exports decreased more than expected in October, data from commerce ministry revealed on Monday. Exports declined 6.71 percent on a yearly basis in October, bigger than the 3.9 percent decrease seen in September. Economists had forecast an annual fall of 6 percent. At the same time,...

singaporegdp 071219 Singapore's gross domestic product climbed a seasonally adjusted 9.2 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2020, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in Monday's final reading. That was an upward revision from last month's preliminary reading of 7.9 percent following the 13.2 percent drop...

Singapore's gross domestic product expanded a seasonally adjusted 9.2 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2020, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in Monday's final reading. That was an upward revision from last month's preliminary reading of 7.9 percent following the 13.2 percent drop...

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