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Romania: Economy Grows Above Expectations

16th November 2017
Romania recorded its highest annual real GDP growth since the global recession of 2007-08, reaching 8.6% in Q3 2017. Even though the country has been consistently among the overachievers in the EU in terms of economic growth in the past years, this development has surprised experts which were projecting figures close to the Q2 performance (5.9%).
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China’s Industrial Inflation above Expectations

17th October 2017
China's industrial inflation rose 6.9% y-o-y in September, far exceeding market consensus. Demand recovery, coupled with tighter control on industrial supply to curb environmental pollution led to faster industrial inflation. While consumer inflation was up 1.6% y-o-y, it was 0.2% slower than the previous reading but was still on par with financial street forecasts. Weaker food prices were believed to be a major laggard of consumer inflation.
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Tourism Arrivals 2017 - Thailand

13th October 2017
The most popular country for tourist arrivals in the top 6 ASEAN countries is Thailand (with Malaysia in second position). However, the same cannot be said for their YoY growth figures in comparison to the other countries.