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Hong Kong's retail sales continued to decline in August, albeit at a softer rate, figures from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Wednesday. The retail sales volume declined 13.4 percent year-on-year in August, following a 23.8 percent decrease in July. The value of retail sales decreased...

Japan's leading index rose less than initially estimated in July, final data from the Cabinet Office showed on Wednesday. The leading index, which measures the future economic activity, rose to 86.7 in July from 83.8 in June. In the initial estimate, the reading was 86.9. The coincident index increased...

Malaysia's producer prices declined at a softer rate in August, figures from the Department of Statistics showed on Wednesday. The producer price index fell 2.8 percent year-on-year in August, following a 3.5 percent decrease in July. Among sectors, prices of mining declined the most by 33.7 percent...

chinapmi sept05 30sep20 China's manufacturing sector logged a strong momentum in September driven by robust domestic and foreign demand after the easing of lockdown measures, survey data from IHS Markit showed Wednesday. The Caixin manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index edged down to 53.0 in September from 53.1 in August.

The manufacturing sector in China continued to expand in September, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from Caixin revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 53.0. That's down from 53.1 in August, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from...

The total number of building permits issued in Australia in August was down a seasonally adjusted 1.6 percent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday - coming in at 13,691. That beat forecasts for a decline of 2.0 percent following the 12.0 percent spike in July. On a yearly basis,...

Private sector credit in Australia was flat on month in August, the Reserve Bank of Australia said on Wednesday - following the 0.1 percent decline in July. On a yearly basis, credit gained 2.2 percent after rising 2.4 percent in the previous month. Housing credit was up 0.2 percent on month and...

The manufacturing sector in China continued to expand in September, and at a faster rate, the latest survey from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday with a manufacturing purchasing managers index score of 51.5. That beat expectations for 51.2 and it's up from 51.0 in August. It also...

japan machinery orders 04072011 1 Industrial production in Japan added a seasonally adjusted 1.7 percent on month in August, the ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Wednesday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 1.5 percent following the 8.7 percent gain in July. On a yearly basis, industrial production dropped...

The total value of retail sales in Japan was up 4.6 percent on month in August, the ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Wednesday - coming in at 12.419 trillion yen. That beat expectations for an increase of 1.0 percent following the downwardly revised 3.4 percent drop in July (originally...

Industrial output in Japan was up a seasonally adjusted 1.7 percent on month in August, the ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Wednesday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 1.5 percent following the 8.7 percent gain in July. On a yearly basis, industrial production dropped...

newzealandcpi 071510 The total number of building consents issued in New Zealand gained a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent on month in August, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday - standing at 3,147. That was roughly in line with expectations following the downwardly revised 4.6 percent drop in July (originally -4.5...

The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent on month in August, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday - coming in at 3,147. That was roughly in line with expectations following the downwardly revised 4.6 percent drop in July (originally -4.5...

Japan is scheduled to release a batch of data on Wednesday, headlining a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are August figures for industrial production, retail sales, housing starts and construction orders. In July, industrial production was up 8.7 percent on month and down 15.5...

Vietnam's economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter but remained below pre-pandemic level, official data showed Tuesday. Gross domestic product rose 2.62 percent on yearly basis in the third quarter, following a revised 0.39 percent rise in the second quarter. During January to September,...

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