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germany may25 14jan22 The German economy logged only a moderate recovery in 2021 amid the Covid-19 restrictions and supply chain disruptions weighing heavily on German industries, data published by Destatis showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 2.7 percent in 2021, in contrast to the 4.6 percent decline in the previous year. The annual growth matched economists' expectations.

uk flag 032917 14jan22 Ahead of the emergence of the Omicron variant, the UK economy expanded at a faster pace in November to reach its pre-pandemic level for the first time, data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 0.9 percent month-on-month in November, faster than the revised 0.2 percent expansion registered in October and the economists' forecast of 0.4 percent.

The UK economy expanded at a faster pace in November underpinned by services activity, data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product grew 0.9 percent month-on-month in November, faster than the revised 0.2 percent expansion registered in October and the economists'...

china trade 071317 14jan22 China's exports continued to log robust growth in December taking the overall trade surplus for 2021 to a record high, data from the General Administration of Customs revealed on Friday. Exports grew 20.9 percent on a yearly basis in December after rising 22.0 percent in November. The annual growth was forecast to slow to 20.0 percent.

preview sept26 14jan22 Monthly GDP, foreign trade and industrial production from the UK and annual GDP data from Germany are due on Friday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Office for National Statistics releases UK GDP, foreign trade and industrial production data for November. Economists expect the economy to grow 0.4 percent on month, faster than the 0.1 percent increase in O

The Monetary Policy Board of the Bank of Korea decided on Friday to raise the bank's benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points, from 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent. The move was widely expected and the second in as many meetings, and it lifts the bank's lending rate to where it was in February 2020...

The value of owner-occupied home loans in Australia jumped a seasonally adjusted 7.6 percent on month in November, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Friday - coming in at A$21.34 billion. That beat forecasts for a flat reading following the 4.1 percent decline in October. Investment lending...

Producer prices in Japan were down 0.2 percent on month in December, the Bank of Japan said on Friday. That missed expectations for an increase of 0.3 percent and was down from the upwardly revised 0.7 percent in November (originally 0.6 percent). On a yearly basis, producer prices climbed 8.5...

The Bank of Korea will on Friday conclude its monetary policy meeting and then announce its decision on interest rates, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The BOK is forecast to hike its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points, from 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent. China...

us ppi 011322 Reflecting a sharp pullback in energy prices, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing only a slight uptick in U.S. producer prices in the month of December. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand edged up by 0.2 percent in December after jumping by an upwardly revised 1.0 percent in November.

jobless claims2 011322 First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased in the week ended January 8th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims rose to 230,000, an increase of 23,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 207,000.

preview oct01 12jan22 Industrial production from Italy is due on Thursday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, industrial output data for November is due from Turkey. Production had increased 8.5 percent in October.

New Zealand will on Thursday release November numbers for building permits, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In October, permits were down 2.0 percent on month. Thailand will see December results for its consumer confidence index; in November, the index score was 44.9. Japan...

The total number of building permits issued in New Zealand was up a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent on month in November, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday - coming in at 44,688. That follows the 2.0 percent contraction in October. In the year ended November 2021, the actual number of new...

Export prices in South Korea jumped 23.5 percent on year in December, the Bank of Korea said on Thursday - slowing from 25.5 percent in November. On a monthly basis export prices sank 1.0 percent after falling 0.9 percent in the previous month. Export prices for agricultural, forestry and marine...

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