Countries

Country / China

China

September 13, 2017

The Chinese economy was clearly stronger than expected ahead of the 19th Party Congress Meeting scheduled for mid-October. Real GDP advanced 6.9% year-on-year in 1H17, against an official growth targ...

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Country / Hong Kong

Hong Kong

September 13, 2017

The Hong Kong economy continued to surprise on the upside. Real GDP advanced 3.8% year-on-year in 2Q17 after accelerating 4.3% in 1Q17.

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Country / India

India

September 13, 2017

India is shaping up to be a two-speed economy, with a diverging macro and micro outlook. On the former, improvements are encouraging as a gradual and wide-ranging reform agenda is underway.

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Country / Indonesia

Indonesia

September 13, 2017

We maintain our 2017 GDP growth forecast at 5.1%, but lowered the 2018 forecast to 5.3% (down from the previous estimate of 5.4%). GDP growth has continued to pick up pace so far this year, albeit sl...

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Country / Singapore

Singapore

September 13, 2017

What caught most people’s attention in the latest set of GDP figures is the improvement in the headline numbers.

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Country / Japan

Japan

September 13, 2017

The Japanese economy has entered the longest period of expansion witnessed since 2005. GDP growth stayed positive on a quarter-on-quarter basis for the sixth consecutive quarter in 2Q17.

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