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Taiwan's industrial production rose sharply in September and retail sales increased, data from the Ministry of Economic Affairs showed on Friday. Industrial production rose 10.73 percent year-on-year in September, following a 3.60 percent increase in August. Manufacturing output increased 11.32...

Singapore's consumer prices remained unchanged in September, data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry sowed on Friday. The consumer price index remained unchanged year-on-year in September, after a 0.4 percent fall in August. Economists had expected a 0.25...

The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to contract in October, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from Jibun Bank revealed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 48.0. That's up 47.7 in September, although it remain beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from...

Consumer prices in Japan were down a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent on month in September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Friday. That was in line with expectations and unchanged from the August reading. Individually, prices were up for furniture, clothing and education,...

newzealandcpi 071510 Consumer prices in New Zealand rose 0.7 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2020, Statistics New Zealand said on Friday. That was shy of expectations for an increase of 0.9 percent on quarter following the 0.5 percent contraction in the three months prior. Seasonally adjusted, inflation...

The manufacturing sector in Australia continued to expand in October, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Friday with a manufacturing PMI score of 54.2. That's down from 55.4 in September, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

Consumer prices in New Zealand were up 0.7 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2020, Statistics New Zealand said on Friday. That was shy of expectations for an increase of 0.9 percent on quarter following the 0.5 percent contraction in the three months prior. Seasonally adjusted, inflation...

Japan is scheduled to release September figures for consumer prices on Friday, headlining a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. Inflation is expected to remain unchanged in September, lower by 0.1 percent on month and higher by 0.2 percent on year. Core CPI is also called steady at -0.4 percent...

Hong Kong's consumer prices declined for the third consecutive month in September, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed Thursday. The composite consumer price index fell 2.2 percent year-on-year in September, following a 0.4 percent drop in August. The annual decline was mainly...

Thailand will on Thursday release September numbers for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, imports were down 19.68 percent on year and exports fell an annual 7.94 percent for a trade surplus of $4.35 billion. Taiwan will see...

Malaysia's consumer prices fell in September, data from the Department of Statistics showed Wednesday. Consumer prices declined 1.4 percent year-on-year in September, same as in August. Economists had expected a 1.3 percent decrease. The annual fall was largely driven by the decline in transportation...

New Zealand's credit card spending rose in September after falling in the previous month, figures from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand showed on Wednesday. Overall credit card spending rose 1.0 percent month-on-month in September, after a 5.6 percent decrease in August. In July, credit card spending...

Australia's retail sales declined at a slower pace in September, preliminary data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday. Retail turnover decreased 1.5 percent month-on-month, following a 4 percent fall a month ago. This was the second consecutive decrease in sales. There...

Australia's leading index improved in September suggesting that momentum continued to show a significant improvement consistent with the economy moving out of recession, data from Westpac showed Wednesday. The six-month annualized growth rate in the Westpac Melbourne Institute Leading Index, which...

Australia will on Wednesday see September figures for the leading economic index from Westpac Bank, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, the index was up 0.5 percent on month. South Korea will release September numbers for producer prices, with forecasts suggesting...

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