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China’s Exports Decelerated in August

20th September 2017
China’s foreign trade rallied significantly in Q1 2017 thanks to recovered demand from home and abroad. However, an obvious deviation was identified in August trade data. Seasonal adjusted exports decelerated to 4% y-o-y, much slower than the 8.7% in July, while imports were growing 2% faster at 13.3% y-o-y.
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Indian Economic Growth Slows in Q4 2016-17

6th June 2017
The country which was the fastest growing major economy in 2016 decelerated for a fifth quarter in a row with the difference between the current period and Q4 2015-16 reaching more than 3 percentage points.
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UK Inflation climbs to a four year high

24th May 2017
In April the UK’s inflation rate rose to its highest since September 2013. Annual consumer price growth reached 2.7% - up from 2.3% in March. The rising cost of electricity (3.5%), along with increases in air fares, car tax and clothing contributed to the inflation’s rise. Core inflation, excluding volatile items like food, energy and tobacco, reached 2.5% in April, up from 1.8% in March.
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The Bank of England's Monetary Policy

11th May 2017
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met today to set monetary policy and vote on a series of economic indicators for the UK.