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According to the Office for National Statistics in UK, UK unemployment rate was 4.0% in Q4 2018. The number of unemployed persons was 1.36 million in the same quarter.
According to Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK retail sales increased by 4.5% year-on-year in January 2019 and increased 0.9% from the previous month.
According to Cabinet Office of Japan, after seasonal adjustments, Japan’s GDP remained unchanged in Q4 2018 over a year earlier. Compared to the previous quarter, GDP increased by 0.3% in Q4 2018.
The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) announced that German GDP, with the price-adjusted, increased by 0.9% in Q4 2018 compared with Q4 2017. After adjustment for price, seasonal and calendar variations, German economy remained unchanged in Q4 2018 on the previous quarter.
The US Department of Labor released that CPI before seasonal adjustment, increased 1.6% year-on-year in January 2019. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the CPI increased by 0.2% month-over-month in January 2019.
According to UK National Statistics Office, UK's trade deficit on goods and services was estimated at £3.2 billion in December 2018. Export values decreased by 1.0% and import values decreased by 1.6% compared with November 2018.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany's exports decreased by 4.5% in December 2018 year on year, while imports remained unchanged. Upon calendar and seasonal adjustment, December’s exports rose by 1.5% month on month while imports rose by 1.2%. Trade surplus reached EUR19.4 billion in December 2018.
U.S. Department of Labor announced that US unemployment rate was 4.0% in January 2019. The number of unemployed persons was 6.5 million in the same period.
According to Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan, Japanese unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, was 2.4% in December 2018. The number of unemployed persons was 1.59 million, a decrease of 8.6% from the previous year.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the unemployment rate of Germany was 3.3% in December 2018. The number of unemployed persons was 1.41 million in the same period.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), Germany's retail turnover decreased by 2.1% year on year in real terms in December 2018. Compared to the previous month, December turnover fell by 4.3% adjusted for calendar and seasonal variations.
According to the report released by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japanese retail sales rose by 1.3% in December 2018 compared with the same period last year. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail sales rose by 0.9% compared with November 2018.
According to Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK retail sales increased by 3.7% year-on-year in December 2018 and decreased 0.9% from the previous month.
According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the consumer price index for Germany in December 2018 was up by 1.7% year-on-year. Compared to November 2018, the consumer price index rose by 0.6% in December 2018.

According to the UK National Statistics Office, UK's CPI rose 2.0 year-on-year in December 2018, down from 2.2% in November 2018.

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