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The manufacturing sector in Vietnam swung back to expansion in June, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 51.1. That's up from 42.7 in May, and it moves above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Individually,...

The manufacturing sector in Indonesia continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 39.1. That's up from 28.6 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

The manufacturing sector in Taiwan continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 46.2. That's up from 41.9 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from...

The manufacturing sector in the Philippines continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 49.7. That's up from 40.1 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

The manufacturing sector in Myanmar continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 48.7. That's up from 38.9 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from...

The manufacturing sector in South Korea continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 43.4. That's up from 41.3 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

The manufacturing sector in Thailand continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from IHS Markit revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 43.5. That's up from 41.6 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion...

The manufacturing sector in Japan continued to contract in June, albeit at a slower pace, the latest survey from Jibun Bank revealed on Wednesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 40.1. That's up from 38.4 in May, although it remains beneath the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from...

The manufacturing sector in Australia swung up into expansion territory in in June, the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group revealed on Wednesday with a seasonally adjusted Performance of Manufacturing Index score of 51.5. That's up from 41.6 in May, and it moves back above the boom-or-bust...

The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 35.6 percent on month in May, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday - coming in at 3,554. That follows the downwardly revised 9.9 percent decline in April (originally -6.5 percent). The strong May month was...

The Bank of Japan will on Wednesday results Q2 results for its quarterly Tankan survey of business sentiment, highlighting a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The large manufacturers' index is expected to see a score of -31, down from -8 previously. The outlook is called at -24, down from...

Hong Kong's retail sales continued to fall for the sixteenth straight month in May, figures from the Census and Statistics Department showed on Tuesday. The retail sales volume declined 33.9 percent year-on-year in May, following a 37.5 percent decrease in April. The value of retail sales decreased...

Japan's housing starts continued to fall sharply in May, though at a softer pace, data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism showed on Tuesday. Housing starts decreased 12.3 percent year-on-year in May, following a 12.9 percent fall in April. Economists had forecast an annual...

New Zealand business sentiment improved less than estimated in June, final data from ANZ showed on Tuesday. The business confidence index rose to -34.4 in June from -41.8 in May. However, the score was weaker the preliminary estimate of -33.0. ANZ said a vigorous bounce out of lockdown was evident...

The manufacturing sector in China continued to expand in June, and at a slightly faster rate, the latest survey from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday with a manufacturing PMI score of 50.9. That beat expectations for 50.4 and was up from 50.6 in May. It also moves further above...

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