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Asia Data Calendar

     
Date   GMT /Local                                             Prior  Est.
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19-Apr 2245/1045 *** Q1     NZ CPI q/q                         +0.1  +0.4   %
19-Apr 2245/1045 *** Q1     NZ CPI y/y                         +1.6  +1.0   %
19-Apr 0130/1130 *** Mar    AU Unemployment rate                5.6   5.5   %
19-Apr 0130/1130 *** Mar    AU Employed persons m/m           +17.5 +20.0 k 
19-Apr 0130/1130 *** Mar    AU Labor participation rate        65.7  65.7   %
19-Apr 0130/1130 **  Q1     AU NAB business confidence           +6    --
19-Apr 0130/1130 **  Q1     AU NAB current business condition   +15    --
19-Apr 0300/1500 *** Q1     NZ RBNZ Factor model CPI y/y       +1.7    --   %
19-Apr 0300/1500 *** Q1     NZ RBNZ Sect. factor model CPIy/y  +1.4    --   %
 
20-Apr 2330/0830 *** Mar    JP Core national CPI y/y           +1.0  +0.9   %
 
24-Apr 2245/1045 *   Mar    NZ Net migration                   +5.0    -- k 
24-Apr 2330/0930 **  22-Apr AU ANZ-RM Consumer Confidence        --    --   %
24-Apr 0130/1130 *** Q1     AU CPI trimmed mean q/q            +0.4    --   %
24-Apr 0130/1130 *** Q1     AU CPI weighted median q/q         +0.4    --   %
24-Apr 0130/1130 *** Q1     AU CPI headline q/q                +0.6    --   %
24-Apr 0130/1130 *** Q1     AU CPI underlying y/y              +1.9    --   %
 
26-Apr 0130/1130 **  Q1     AU Import price index q/q          +2.0    --   %
26-Apr 0130/1130 **  Q1     AU Export price index q/q          +2.8    --   %
 
27-Apr 2245/1045 **  Mar    NZ Trade balance                   +217    -- m NZD
27-Apr 2350/0850 **  Apr    JP Core central Tokyo CPI y/y      +0.8    --   %
27-Apr 2350/0850 *   Mar    JP Retail sales y/y                +1.7    --   %
27-Apr 2350/0850 **  Mar    JP Industrial production m/m        0.0    --   %
27-Apr 0130/1130 *   Q1     AU PPI q/q                         +0.6    --   %
27-Apr 0130/1130 *   Q1     AU PPI y/y                         +1.7    --   %
 
30-Apr 0100/0900 *** Apr    CN CFLP Manufacturing PMI          51.5    --
30-Apr 0100/0900 **  Apr    CN CFLP Non-Manufacturing PMI      54.6    --
30-Apr 0100/1300 *** Apr    NZ ANZ business confidence        -20.0    --
30-Apr 0100/1300 *** Apr    NZ ANZ activity outlook           +21.8    --
30-Apr 0130/1130 **  Mar    AU RBA pvt sector credit m/m       +0.4    --   %
 
01-May 2230/0830 **  Mar    AU AI Group manufacturing index      --    --
01-May 2245/1045 *   Feb    NZ Building consents m/m           +5.7    --   %
01-May 0000/1000 **  Apr    AU CoreLogic home value index m/m    --    --   %
01-May 0430/1430 *** May    AU RBA cash rate decision            --    --   %
01-May 1200/2000 *** Apr    CN Caixin Manufacturing PMI        51.0    --
 
02-May 2245/1045 *** Q1     NZ Unemployment rate                4.5    --   %
02-May 2245/1045 *** Q1     NZ Employed persons q/q            +0.5    --   %
02-May 2245/1045 *** Q1     NZ Labor participation rate        71.0    --   %
 
03-May 2230/0830 **  Apr    AU AI Group services index           --    --
03-May 1200/2000 **  Apr    CN Caixin Service PMI              52.3    --
 
04-May 0130/1130 *** Q2     AU RBA Monetary Policy Statement     --    --
 
07-May     -     *** Apr    CN FX Reserves                       --    -- b USD
07-May     -     *** Apr    CN FX Reserves ytd                   --    -- t USD
07-May 2230/0830 **  Apr    AU AI Grp/HIA construction index     --    --
 
08-May     -     *** Apr    CN exports y/y                     -2.7    --   %
08-May     -     *** Apr    CN trade balance                  -4.98    -- b USD
08-May     -     *** Apr    CN imports y/y                     14.4    --   %
08-May 2245/1045 *** Q2     NZ RBNZ infla expectations 2-yr    2.11    --   %
08-May 2245/1045 *** Q2     NZ RBNZ infla expectations 1-yr    1.86    --   %
08-May 2350/0850 **  Apr    JP Household spending y/y          -0.9    --   %
 
09-May 2245/1045 **  Apr    NZ Electronic card transactions      --    --   %
09-May 0000/0900 **  Mar    JP Total wages y/y                 +1.3    --   %
09-May 0000/0900 **  Mar    JP Base wages y/y                  +0.9    --   %
09-May 0000/0900 **  Mar    JP Real wages y/y                  -0.5    --   %
 
10-May     -     *** Apr    CN M2 ytd y/y (date tba)            8.2    --   %
10-May     -     *** Apr    CN new loans (date tba)            1.12    -- t CNY
10-May     -     *** Apr    CN social financing (date tba)     1.33    -- t CNY
10-May 2100/0900 *** Q2     NZ RBNZ Monetary Policy Statement    --    --
10-May 2100/0900 ***        NZ RBNZ OCR decision                 --    --   %
10-May 0130/0930 *** Apr    CN CPI y/y                          2.1    --   %
10-May 0130/0930 *** Apr    CN PPI y/y                          3.1    --   %
 
11-May     -     *** Apr    CN M2 ytd y/y (date tba)            8.2    --   %
11-May     -     *** Apr    CN new loans (date tba)            1.12    -- t CNY
11-May     -     *** Apr    CN social financing (date tba)     1.33    -- t CNY
 
12-May     -     *** Apr    CN M2 ytd y/y (date tba)            8.2    --   %
12-May     -     *** Apr    CN new loans (date tba)            1.12    -- t CNY
12-May     -     *** Apr    CN social financing (date tba)     1.33    -- t CNY
 
14-May 2350/0850 *   Apr    JP Corp goods price index m/m      -0.1    --   %
14-May 2350/0850 *   Apr    JP CGPI y/y                        +2.1    --   %
 
15-May 0130/1130 *** May    AU RBA board meeting minutes         --    --
15-May 0200/1000 *** ytd    CN fixed-asset investment y/y       7.5    --   %
15-May 0200/1000 *** Apr    CN industrial output y/y            6.0    --   %
15-May 0200/1000 *** Apr    CN retail sales y/y                10.1    --   %
 
16-May 2350/0850 *** Q1     JP GDP (p) q/q                     +0.4    --   %
16-May 2350/0850 *** Q1     JP GDP (p) annualized              +1.6    --   %
 
17-May 2350/0850 *   Mar    JP Machinery orders m/m            +2.1    --   %
 
18-May 2350/0850 *** Apr    JP Core national CPI y/y             --    --   %
 
--MNI Beijing Bureau; tel: +86 (10) 8532-5998; email: flora.guo@marketnews.com
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