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Monday, February 20, 2017


UK industrial production

UK industrial production fell by 0.4% in September

UK industrial production fell by 0.4% mom in September, according to data of the National Statistical Service. The main sectors responsible for the decline is mining, which reported a decrease of 3.8%. However, partially the industrial production decrease was offset by 0.6% growth in industry, which accounts for about 70% of industrial production. On year-on-year

Industrial production in Bulgaria

Industrial production in Bulgaria decreased in September

The seasonally adjusted index of industrial production in Bulgaria decreased by 0.2% MoM in September, after the reported increase in August. During the reported period, the production and distribution of electricity, heat and gas decreased by 1.9%, while mining and quarrying remained unchanged. On other hand, the manufacturing industry reported an increase of 0.3%. The

US manufacturing

US manufacturing grew at slower pace in October

The manufacturing sector in USA grew at a slower pace in October, as the accelerated production was able to offset the slowdown in new orders. The Purchase Managers’ Index (PMI) rose from 51.5 points in September to 51.9 points in October, while the median forecast of the economists was for value of 51.7 points. The

japan industry

Weak data from industry and retail in Japan

Weak data from industry and retail put once again the Bank of Japan in knockdown, pushing the central bankers to take additional measures to stimulate economy. The industrial production in Japan has remained unchanged in September from the previous month, disappointing the analysts and economists, who expected an increase of 1.0%, after the increase of

South Korean economy

South Korean economy slowed down in Q3 2016

South Korean economy expanded in Q3 2016 by 0.7% on seasonally adjusted basis, decreasing slightly the pace of growth of 0.8% in the previous period, but surpassing market expectations for growth of 0.6%. The private spending and investment rose at a slower pace, while government spending considerable progress. At year-on-year basis the economy grew by

business climate germany

Business climate in Germany grew in October

The business climate in Germany grew in October, according to the index of the Munich Institute for Economic Research (Ifo), which rose to 30-month high – the highest level since April 2014. In its report, the institute stated that the uncertainty surrounding the potential Brexit continues to decrease. The business climate index rose to 110.5

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