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indiagdp 052917 29may20 India's economic growth slowed sharply in the three months to March, partially reflecting the coronavirus-triggered country-wide lockdown that began towards the end of the quarter, official data showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 3.1 percent year-on-year compared to 5.7 percent in the same...

Singapore's producer prices declined at a faster rate in April, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. The manufacturing producer price index fell 8.7 percent year-on-year in April, following a 5.8 percent decline in March. The oil index declined 61.9 percent annually in April,...

Japan's housing starts declined for the tenth month in a row in April and consumer confidence improved in May, data showed on Friday. Housing starts decreased 12.9 percent year-on-year in April, following a 7.6 percent fall in March, data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism...

Malaysia's producer prices declined at a faster rate in April, figures from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. The producer price index fell 5.1 percent year-on-year in April, following a 1.9 percent decrease in March. Prices fell for the second straight month. The statistical office...

Private sector credit in Australia was flat on month in April, the Reserve Bank of Australia said on Friday - following the 1.1 percent increase in March. On a yearly basis, credit rose 3.6 percent - unchanged from the March reading. Housing credit was up 0.2 percent on month and 3.1 percent on...

foreximg 300413 Industrial output in South Korea dropped a seasonally adjusted 6.0 percent on month in April, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That missed expectations for a decline of 3.2 percent following the 4.6 percent increase in March. On a yearly basis, industrial production sank 4.5 percent - again missing...

japan machinery orders 04072011 1 Industrial output in Japan skidded a seasonally adjusted 9.1 percent in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That missed expectations for a decline of 5.1 percent following the 3.7 percent drop in March. Ona yearly basis, industrial production tumbled 14.4 percent...

The total value of retail sales in Japan was down a seasonally adjusted 9.6 percent on month in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That was shy of expectations for a decline of 7.0 percent following the 4.5 percent drop in March. On a yearly basis, retail sales tumbled...

Overall consumer prices were up 0.4 percent on year in May, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.2 percent, which would have been unchanged from the April reading. Core CPI, which excludes volatile food costs, gained...

The unemployment rate in Japan came in at a seasonally adjusted 2.6 percent in April, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was beneath expectations for 2.7 percent but was up from 2.5 percent in March. The jobs to applicant ratio fell to 1.32, missing forecasts...

The total value of retail sales in South Korea was up a seasonally adjusted 5.3 percent on month in April, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 1.5 percent following the 1.0 percent decline in March. On a yearly basis, retail sales fell 2.2 percent - but...

Industrial production in Japan was down a seasonally adjusted 9.1 percent in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday. That missed expectations for a decline of 5.1 percent following the 3.7 percent drop in March. Ona yearly basis, industrial production tumbled 14.4 percent...

Industrial production in South Korea was down a seasonally adjusted 6.0 percent on month in April, Statistics Korea said on Friday. That missed expectations for a decline of 3.2 percent following the 4.6 percent increase in March. On a yearly basis, industrial production was down 4.5 percent -...

Japan is scheduled to release a batch of data on Friday, headlining a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are April figures for unemployment, industrial production, retail sales and housing starts, plus May figures for consumer confidence and Tokyo inflation. The jobless rate is expected...

taiwan aug20 28may20 Taiwan's economy is forecast to grow at the slowest pace in five years in 2020 as coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic has weighed on consumption, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting & Statistics, or DGBAS, said on Thursday. Gross domestic product is forecast to grow 1.67 percent this year, much slower than the 2.71 percent growth logged in 2019.

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