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Singapore's non-oil domestic exports were up 6.4 percent on year in April, Enterprise Singapore said on Tuesday. That was shy of expectations for an increase of 6.7 percent and down from 7.7 percent in March. On a monthly basis, exports slipped 3.3 percent - also missing forecasts for a decline...

Thai GDP Data Due On Tuesday Thailand will on Tuesday release Q1 figures for gross domestic product, headlining a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. GDP is expected to rise 0.9 percent on quarter and 2.1 percent on year after gaining 1.8 percent on quarter and 1.9 percent on year in the...

Japan's machine tool order growth eased for the third straight month in April, preliminary data from the Japan Machine Tool Builders Association, or JMTBA, showed Monday. Machine tool orders grew 25.0 percent year-on-year in April, slower than the 30.0 percent rise in March. Orders have been increasing...

chinagdp1 jan17 16may22 China's industrial production declined unexpectedly in April reflecting not only the disruption caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, but also weaker foreign demand. Further, the decrease in retail sales worsened on weak household consumption. Industrial production dropped 2.9 percent on a yearly basis, reversing a 5.0 percent fall in March, data published by the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

Industrial output in China was down 2.9 percent on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday - missing expectations for an increase of 0.4 percent and down from 5.0 percent in March. The bureau also said that retail sales tumbled an annual 11.1 percent in April - again shy of...

Producer prices in Japan spiked a seasonally adjusted 1.2 percent on month in April, the Bank of Japan said on Monday. That exceeded expectations for an increase of 0.8 percent and was up from the upwardly revised 0.9 percent reading in March (originally 0.8 percent). On a yearly basis, producer...

The service sector in New Zealand continued to expand in April, albeit at a slightly slower rate, the latest survey from BusinessNZ showed on Monday with a Performance of Service Index score of 51.4. That's down from 51.6 in March, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates...

China is scheduled to release a batch of data on Monday, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. On tap are April figures for fixed asset investment, industrial production, retail sales and unemployment. FAI is expected to rise 7.0 percent on year, slowing rom 9.3 percent in...

China's bank lending declined in April as Covid lockdowns disrupted economic activity, data from the People's Bank of China showed Friday. Banks extended CNY 645.4 billion in new yuan loans in April compared to the expected level of CNY 1.51 trillion and March's lending of CNY 3.13 trillion. Aggregate...

The Hong Kong economy contracted as initially estimated in the first quarter, the Census and Statistics Department said Friday. Gross domestic product declined 4.0 percent in real terms in the first quarter over a year earlier, compared with the 4.7 percent expansion in the fourth quarter of 2021....

malaysiaflag may12 13may22 Malaysia's economic growth improved more than expected in the first quarter underpinned by the improving domestic demand and exports, data released by the Bank Negara Malaysia showed on Friday. Gross domestic product expanded 5.0 percent on a yearly basis, faster than the 3.6 percent rise in the preceding quarter and also better than the economists' forecast of 4.0 percent.

The manufacturing sector in New Zealand continued to expand in April, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from BusinessNZ revealed on Friday with a PMI score of 51.2. That's down from 53.8 in March, although it remains above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Among...

Hong Kong will on Friday release final Q1 numbers for gross domestic product, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In the three months prior, GDP was up 0.2 percent on quarter and 4.8 percent on year. China will release April data for new yuan loans, with forecasts suggesting...

Export prices in South Korea advanced 1.0 percent on month in April, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - slowing from the 6.2 percent increase in March. On a yearly basis, export prices jumped 21.4 percent, down from 23.4 percent in the previous month. Individually, prices for agricultural exports...

indiagdp 052917 12may22 India's consumer price inflation accelerated further in April to its highest level in eight years, raising the prospect of another interest rate hike from the central bank in the next policy meeting in June.

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