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Retail sales growth in China slowed in April and missed economists’ forecasts. Sales increased 17.7% from a year earlier, according to the National Bureau of Statistics, versus the expected 25% growth and the 34.2% growth in March. Industrial production on the mainland increased 9.8% in April from a year earlier versus expected 10% growth and 14.1% growth in March.
18/05/2021 - 8:10am Business and Market Discussion
Le Xia, Asia Chief Economist at BBVA Research thinks that it will take time for the mainland economy to achieve balance and for consumption to have a bigger share of the economy.
David Roche, President and Global Strategist at Independent Strategy suggests that vaccines hold the key to recovery in international trade and travel.
18/05/2021 - 8:24am View from South Korea
Progress with the vaccination campaign in the United States has sparked a sharp rebound in jobs and spending. Initial jobless claims fell by 193,000 to 576,000 in the week ending April 10, a pandemic era low. Retail sales surged by a seasonally adjusted 9.8% in March compared with the previous month, the second biggest increase on record and blowing past economists’ forecasts for a 5.9% rebound.
16/04/2021 - 8:09am Business and Market Discussion
16/04/2021 - 8:23am View from India