Week Ahead APAC Economic Preview: Week of 12 November 2018
- Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines decide on interest rates
- Japan, Malaysia and Hong Kong Q3 GDP
- China data updates, including lending, investment and factory output
- Special focus on Malaysia's Budget
Next week continues to see third quarter GDP updates for a number of countries in Asia, including Japan, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Several regional central banks also set monetary policy, while China will release a clutch of economic data that will offer further clues as to the health of the economy after Caixin PMI surveys indicated waning growth momentum.
Other data highlights for Asia include trade numbers for Singapore and Indonesia, as well as India's inflation and trade balance figure, plus South Korea's job data.
Elsewhere, GDP data are published for the Euro area and Germany, alongside UK data updates to employment, wage, inflation and retail sales plus US inflation, industrial production and retail sales data.
Our special focus this week reviews Malaysia's recent Budget.
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Contact for European and US PMI commentary: Chris Williamson
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