Week Ahead APAC Economic Preview: Week of 5 November 2018
- US FOMC decides interest rates, alongside Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand
- Worldwide IHS Markit PMI services surveys
- Indonesia, Philippines and UK Q3 GDP
- China trade and CPI updates
- Special focus on China's ageing population
Next week's economic diary is a busy one, including the US FOMC meeting and the worldwide release of October services PMI surveys. A number of countries in Asia also publish third quarter GDP figures, while several regional central banks set monetary policy.
Other data highlights for Asia include trade numbers for China, Taiwan, Malaysia and the Philippines, while will be eyed for the impact of trade wars, as well as inflation figures for China, Taiwan and the Philippines. There will also be a focus on the monetary policy meeting minutes of the Bank of Japan.
Elsewhere, GDP and house prices data are published for the UK, as well as German factory orders and trade plus euro area retail sales.
Our special focus this week looks at the economic and social challenges facing China as its old age dependency ratio rises over the next three decades.
Download the article for a full diary of key economic releases.
Contact for further APAC commentary: Rajiv.Biswas@ihsmarkit.com or Bernard.Aw@ihsmarkit.com
Contact for European and US PMI commentary: Chris.Williamson@ihsmarkit.com
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