My subscription
...
Filters
My Subscription All Publications

Vietnam GDP (Q3)

GDP data reveal that Vietnam paid a heavy economic price in efforts to control the virus this quarter, but monthly activity data at least suggest that the worst is over and that a recovery is now underway.
Gareth Leather Senior Asia Economist
Continue reading

More from Emerging Asia

Emerging Asia Data Response

Singapore GDP (Q1, revised)

The decent upwards revision to Q1 GDP data reveals that the economy gained more momentum at the end of the quarter, a trend which is likely to carry on throughout Q2. Asia Drop-In (26th May, 0900 BST/16:00 SGT): Can Asia remain the low inflation exception? Join our 20-minute briefing about the region’s price and policy outlooks. Register here.

25 May 2022

Emerging Asia Economics Update

Dovish Bank Indonesia in no hurry to raise rates

Bank Indonesia left interest rates unchanged today and the dovish tone from the press conference suggests the central bank is in no rush to tighten policy. We are maintaining our view the central bank will raise interest rates by just 25bps this year. Asia Drop-In (26th May, 0900 BST/16:00 SGT): Can Asia remain the low inflation exception? Join our 20-minute briefing about the region’s price and policy outlooks. Register here.

24 May 2022

Emerging Asia Economics Update

Pakistan: Further tightening needed, as IMF talks begin

High inflation and the fall in the currency were the two key factors behind the State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) decision to raise interest rates by a further 150bp today. More tightening looks inevitable, and much will depend on whether the government can agree terms with the IMF over the resumption of its US$6bn loan programme. Asia Drop-In (26th May, 0900 BST/16:00 SGT): Can Asia remain the low inflation exception? Join our 20-minute briefing about the region’s price and policy outlooks. Register here.

23 May 2022

More from Gareth Leather

Emerging Asia Economics Weekly

Rate cut in Thailand, Taiwan applies to join CPTPP

With the economy in the doldrums and deflation worries increasing, we think the Bank of Thailand will cut interest rates by a further 25bp at its meeting on Wednesday (most other analysts are expecting rates to stay on hold at 0.5%). Meanwhile, Taiwan followed China this week by applying to join the CPTPP. Taiwan’s entry would provide much less of a boost to existing members, but it would also be significantly less controversial.

24 September 2021

Emerging Asia Economics Update

Supply shortages to persist

Taiwan export orders dipped back again in August, suggesting that demand for Asian electronics goods may have peaked. However, with demand still running well ahead of supply, shortages are likely to remain a constraint on global manufacturing for some time yet.

24 September 2021

Emerging Asia Economics Update

Taiwan central bank in little rush to tighten policy

Taiwan’s central bank (CBC) today left interest rates unchanged at 1.125%, and we think policymakers will be in little rush to start tightening policy despite the strong economy.

23 September 2021
↑ Back to top