23.08.202022:00:00UTC+00New Zealand Retail Sales Data On Tap For Monday

New Zealand will on Monday release Q2 figures for retail sales, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In the three months prior, retail sales were down 0.7 percent on quarter and up 2.3 percent on year.

Thailand will provide July numbers for imports, exports and trade balance. Imports are expected to sink 23.2 percent on year after sliding 18.05 percent in June. Exports are called lower by an annual 17.9 percent after tumbling 23.17 percent in the previous month. The trade surplus is pegged at $1.17 billion, down from $1.61 billion a month earlier.

Singapore will see July figures for consumer prices; in June, overall inflation was flat on month and down 0.5 percent on year, while core CPI eased an annual 0.2 percent.

Taiwan will release July data for industrial production, retail sales and unemployment. In June, industrial production was up 7.34 percent on year, while retail sales sank 1.3 percent and the jobless rate was 3.97 percent.

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