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22.07.2019

China: GDP growth slumps to lowest in 27 years

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that China’s economy grew by 6.2% yr/yr in Q2, the slowest quarterly growth rate since 1992 and down from 6.4% in the previous quarter. For the first half of 2019, China’s GDP expanded 6.3% yr/yr...

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15.07.2019

UK: Retail sales fell in June over Brexit uncertainty

According to the latest retail sales update from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG, total sales in UK fell 1.3% yr/yr in June, against an increase of 2.3% in June 2018. This marks the worst June performance on...

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08.07.2019

US: Trade deficit reaches five-month high in May

US goods and services trade deficit widened by 8.4% to a five-month high of US$55.5 billion in May, data from the Department of Commerce showed. Trade deficit deepened as imports rose by 3.3% mth/mth to...

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02.07.2019

Hong Kong: Exports decreased by 2.4% yr/yr in May

The Census and Statistics Department reported that the values of Hong Kong's total exports of goods decreased by 2.4% yr/yr to HK$343.1 billion in May, after a decrease of 2.6% in April...

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