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Malaysia's industrial production at a softer rate in June, data from the Department of Statistics showed on Friday. Industrial production fell 0.4 percent year-on-year in June, following a 21.6 percent decrease in May. Manufacturing output rose 4.7 percent yearly in June, after a 22.6 percent...

Taiwan's trade surplus increased in July as exports rose and imports declined, figures from the Ministry of Finance showed on Friday. The trade surplus decreased to $5.369 billion in July from $3.608 billion last year. Economists had expected a surplus of $4.28 billion. In June, the trade surplus...

Japan's leading index increased in June and labor cash earnings declined at a softer rate, data showed on Friday The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, rose to 85.0 in June from 78.3 in May, the Cabinet Office revealed. The coincident index increased to 76.4 in June from...

rba aug7 07aug20 Australia's economy is set to log a slow recovery given the ongoing spread of the coronavirus and the response to contain it, the Reserve Bank of Australia said in its Statement on Monetary Policy, released Friday. According to baseline scenario of RBA, GDP is expected to contract by around 6 percent over the year to December 2020, but then grow by around 5 per cent over 2021.

chinatrade july12 07aug20 China's exports grew notably in July as most of the economies relaxed lockdown measures introduced to curb the coronavirus spread, data from the General Administration of Customs revealed Friday. Driven by demand for medical supplies, electronics and automobiles, exports grew 7.2 percent on a yearly basis in July, confounding expectations for a drop of 0.2 percent.

China's exports grew unexpectedly in July, while imports declined from the previous year, data from the customs administration revealed Friday. Exports grew 7.2 percent on a yearly basis in July, confounding expectations for a drop of 0.2 percent. At the same time, imports dropped 1.4 percent on...

The services sector in Australia continued to contract in July, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group revealed on Friday with a Performance of Service Index score of 44.0. That's up sharply from 31.5 in June, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line...

The average of household spending in Japan was down 1.2 percent on year in June, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday - coming in at 273,699 yen. That beat forecasts for a decline of 7.5 percent following the 16.2 percent tumble in May. The average of monthly income...

China will on Friday release July numbers for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Imports are expected to rise 1.0 percent on year after gaining 2.7 percent in June. Exports are called lower by an annual 0.2 percent after rising 0.5 percent...

Inflation expectations for the two years ahead increased in the second quarter, data from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand showed on Thursday. The inflation expectation for the next two years rose to 1.43 percent in the second quarter from 1.24 percent rise in the previous quarter. Inflation expectations...

rbi 040617 06aug20 The Reserve Bank of India left its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday, defying expectations for a quarter-point reduction, as it tries to keep inflation in check after the economy started showing signs of a gradual recovery as businesses started opening up following the relaxation of the lockdown restrictions to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Taiwan's consumer prices declined for the fifth straight month in July, albeit at a slower pace, data from the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics showed on Thursday. The consumer price index fell 0.52 percent year-on-year in July, following a 0.76 percent decrease in June. Economists...

The Reserve Bank of India left its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday, defying expectations for a quarter-point reduction, as tries to keep inflation in check after the economy started showing signs of recovery after businesses started opening up following the relaxation of the lockdown restricitions...

philippneflag may08 06aug20 The Philippine economy entered a recession in the second quarter after the gross domestic product contracted at the fastest pace since 1981 as the lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus weighed on economic activity causing millions of job losses. Gross domestic product fell 16.5 percent on a yearly basis in the second quarter.

bank of korea 040915 South Korea posted a current account surplus of $6.88 billion in June, the Bank of Korea said on Thursday - up from $2.29 billion in May. The goods account surplus narrowed to $5.87 billion, compared to $6.27 billion in June 2019. The services account deficit decreased to $1.26 billion, from $2.14...

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