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Singapore's producer price inflation increased in October, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Monday. The manufacturing producer price index increased 16.3 percent year-on-year in October, following a 14.4 percent rise in September. The oil index surged 99.5 percent annually in October...

Malaysia's exports rose more than expected in October, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Monday. Exports grew 25.5 percent year-on-year to MYR 114.4 billion in October. Economists had expected a rise of 21.8 percent. Imports gained 27.9 percent annually to MYR 88.2 billion in October....

Company inventories in Australia were down a seasonally adjusted 1.9 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2021, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. That missed expectations for a flat reading following the 0.2 percent increase in the previous three months. Company gross profits...

The value of retail sales in Japan was up 0.9 percent on year in October, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Monday - coming in at 12.552 trillion yen. That was shy of expectations for an annual increase of 1.1 percent following the 0.5 percent decline in September. The data also...

Japan will on Monday release October figures for retail sales, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Retail sales are expected to fall 1.6 percent on month and rise 1.1 percent on year after jumping 2.7 percent on month and slipping 0.6 percent on year in September. Australia...

Singapore's industrial production grew in October, data from the Economic Development Board showed on Friday. Industrial output gained 16.9 percent year-on-year in October, after a 2.2 percent drop in September. Production was forecast to increase 4.5 percent. Excluding biomedical manufacturing,...

Malaysia's consumer prices inflation rose in October, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Consumer price inflation rose to 2.9 percent in October from 2.2 percent in September. Economists had expected the inflation rise 2.8 percent. The annual growth was largely driven by the...

Hong Kong's merchandise exports increased in October, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Thursday. Exports rose 21.4 percent year-on-year in October, after a 16.5 percent increase in September. Imports gained 17.7 percent annually in October, after a 23.5 percent increase...

Japan's leading index decreased less than estimated in September, final data from the Cabinet Office showed on Monday. The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, fell to 100.9 in September from 101.3 in August. In the initial estimate, the reading was 99.7. The coincident...

Private capital expenditure in Australia was down a seasonally adjusted 2.2 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2021, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday - coming in at A$32.699 billion. That missed expectations for a fall of 2.0 percent following the 4.4 percent increase in...

The Bank of Korea will wrap up its monetary policy meeting on Thursday and then announce its decision on interest rates, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The central bank is expected to hike its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points, from 0.75 percent to 1.00 percent. Singapore...

New Zealand posted a merchandise trade deficit of NZ$1.286 billion in October, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday. That follows the downwardly revised NZ$2.206 billion shortfall in September (originally a NZ$2.171 billion deficit). Exports climbed 12 percent on year to NZ$5.35 billion last...

The total value of construction work done in Australia was down a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2021, the Australian Burau of Statistics said on Wednesday - coming in at A$53.926 billion. That beat forecasts for a decline of 3.1 percent following the 0.8 percent...

singaporegdp 071219 Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 7.1 percent on year in the third quarter of 2021, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Wednesday. That beat expectations for an increase of 6.5 percent following the upwardly revised 15.2 percent spike in the previous three months (originally 14.7...

The manufacturing sector in Japan picked up steam in November, the latest survey from Jibun Bank revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 54.2. That's up from 53.2 in October and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Both output...

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