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Market Monitor
January 2022
China’s trade continued to register stellar growth, with solid global demand for Chinese-made goods. China’s exports rose by 22.0% in November from a year ago, higher than the market expectation of 20.3%. …
January 2022
Exports remained the main boost to economic recovery, with a 25% year-on-year growth in November, propelled by robust overseas demand, following a rise of 26.7% in the first 10 months of 2021. …
January 2022
The UK economy saw growth slow in October, with GDP rising just 0.1% month on month, after a 0.6% growth in September. …
January 2022
US inflation surged to a 39-year high in November, with year-on-year growth of the headline consumer price index (CPI) rising further to 6.8%, up from the 6.2% in the previous month. …
January 2022
In the face of soaring inflation, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced in December that it would gradually reduce the pace of asset purchases in the coming quarters. …
January 2022
Most Asian economies lost momentum in their economic recovery in Q3 2021. For instance, annual growth of South Korea’s gross domestic product (GDP) decreased from 6% in Q2 to 4% in Q3, …
January 2022
Due to the state of emergency to curb the spread of the Delta variant, which targeted up to 21 prefectures, as well as global supply chain bottlenecks, …