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How will the Chinese Central Bank Respond to the Fed Rate Hike?

21st March 2018
US Federal Reserves will host a monetary policy meeting this Wednesday, March 21. Fed Watch shows that the probabilities for a target rate hike stood at 91.6% as of March 20. How will the Chinese Central Bank respond to a highly probable Fed rate hike?

Tourism Arrivals 2017 - Vietnam

11th October 2017
Continuing on from our post on Monday, Vietnam and Singapore are the 3rd and 4th most popular countries out of the top 6 ASEAN countries in terms of their tourist arrivals.

China’s PMI on a 5-year high

10th October 2017
China's manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI was up 0.7 ppt and 2.0 ppt to 52.4% and 55.4%, respectively in Sep 2017, of which manufacturing PMI climbed for two straight months. Both PMIs hit new highs since May 2012 and Jun 2014.

Tourism Arrivals 2017 - Indonesia

9th October 2017
The CEIC Insight Team has been observing the increasing tourist arrivals in the top ASEAN countries this year. In 2017 so far, Indonesia has seen over double the amount of tourism the Philippines has.

Thailand Foreign Trade on the Path of Recovery

3rd October 2017
Thailand’s trade balance has remained on a healthy course over the past two years in spite of the lower surplus trend recently. With regards to the latest data in August 2017, the exports of goods surged 13.23% year-over-year to 21.2 billion USD, while imports rose at a higher rate of 14.93% YoY to 19.1 billion USD resulting in a trade surplus of 2.09 billion USD after the country had recorded the trade deficit of 188 million USD back in July 2017.

Australia Retail Price - Meat Prices

28th September 2017
Food prices in Australia increased by almost 6% in the last 5 years between 2011 and 2016. Consumer prices of meat and seafoods, however, increased twice that rate recording 10% growth during this period.

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.