TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: Taiwan, Philippine Q4 growth beats expectations

Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:35am IST

Taiwan and the Philippines both reported
stronger-than-expected economic growth for the fourth quarter of
2012, giving them solid momentum into the new year.   
    
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    FOURTH QUARTER 2012
> Taiwan raises 2013 outlook after Q4 GDP       
> Philippine Q4 tops forecasts, peso a concern  
     
> South Korea GDP expands 0.4 percent           
> Singapore Q4 GDP up 1.8 pct, dodges recession 
> China economy posts slowest growth since 1999 
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    THIRD QUARTER 2012
> Australia GDP expands 0.5 percent             
> Philippines Q3 growth stronger than expected  
> Taiwan raises 2012 fcast after Q3 pickup      
> Thai GDP up 1.2 pct q/q, above forecast       
> Malaysia Q3 GDP growth a robust 5.2 percent   
> Hong Kong avoids recession after Q3 growth    
> Japan Q3 GDP shrinks, points to recession     
> China Q3 GDP growth 7.4 pct, below target     
> Singapore contracts, but Q2 revised upwards   
  
    
    SECOND QUARTER 2012
 > Australia economy solid,but threats mount    
 > India growth languishes near 3-yr low        
 > Philippine Q2 growth cools more than forecast 
 > Thai GDP tops forecasts,flood recovery helps 
 > Taiwan shrinks further as exports slump      
> Malaysia GDP jumps on consumption, investment 
> Japan growth slows, ups chance of new stimulus 
> Hong Kong surprises with mild contraction     
 
> Singapore Q2 contraction less than expected   
> Indonesia growth more than forecast at 6.4 pct 
> Taiwan cuts forecast a 7th time as Q2 shrinks 
> Korea Q2 growth slows, another rate cut looms 
> China Q2 GDP growth 7.6 pct, slowest in 3 yrs 
> Vietnam growth slows in H1, loans below target 
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  FIRST QUARTER 2012
> Australia GDP surges in Q1; rethink on rates? 
> India Q1 growth weakest in 9 years,rupee falls 
> Philippine Q1 GDP up 2.5% q/q on govt spending 
> Malaysia economic growth slows in Q1          
> Indonesia GDP at 6.3 pct y/y                  
> Taiwan cuts growth outlook for 6th time       
> S.Korea Q1 GDP picks up but doubts remain     
> China Q1 GDP growth eases to near 3-yr low    
> Singapore Q1 GDP grows annualised 9.9 pct     
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  FOURTH QUARTER
> NZ Q4 economic growth slows unexpectedly       
> Japan GDP contraction eases, record C/A deficit 
> Australia economy disappoints in Q4            
> Indonesia 2011 growth strongest in 15 years    
> Indian economic growth weakest in 3 years       
> Hong Kong Q4 growth 0.3 pct q/q                
> Taiwan cuts 2012 growth view after poor Q4     
> Thai Q4 GDP shrinks 10.7 pct, rate views mixed 
> Singapore may avoid recession despite Q4 fall  
> Manila Q4 tops f'cast slightly, gives cbnk room 
> S.Korea Q4 GDP growth posts shock slowdown     
> China Q4 GDP at 2-1/2 year low, beats forecast 
> Vietnam 2011 growth slows to 5.89 pct -govt    
 
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  THIRD QUARTER  
> Japan Q3 GDP revised down slightly             
> India's economy slows in Q3                    
> Philippine economy unexpectedly shrinks in Q3  
> Thailand in recession as Asia growth slows     
> China economy slows, inflation edges up        
> Japan GDP revised up but govt wary of outlook  
 
> Indonesia Q3 GDP growth quickens from Q2 q/q   
> S.Korea Q3 GDP growth slows, rate hike seen    
> Singapore economy shrinks in Q3, no recession  
> Malaysia Q3 growth slows, backs rates pause    
> Taiwan Q3 growth slows, but beats forecasts    
> Hong Kong economic growth hits brakes in Q3    
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 SECOND QUARTER 
> NZ economy slows in Q2, rates seen on hold     
> Philippine Q2 GDP soars 7.9 pct y/y            
> Thai economy unexpectedly strong; rates to rise 
> Taiwan raises 2010 economic growth forecast    
> Strong GDP, CPI rise won't spur Malaysia hike  
> Japan's growth slows amid worry about yen rise 
> Singapore Q2 growth revised down               [ID:nSGE67904M 
> S.Korea GDP tops expectations                  
> China economy slows, still in comfort zone     
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 FIRST QUARTER 
> NZ growth slows but rates still to rise        
> Japan revised GDP beats forecast, outlook murky 
> India economy grows 8.6 pct in March quarter   
> Philippine Q1 growth surprises; backs rate view 
> Thai Q1 GDP strong, riots to hit Q2            
> Strong Chinese GDP growth backs tightening case 
> S.Korea Q1 growth beats forecasts              
> Indonesia growth prospects upbeat after Q1     
> Malaysia Q1 growth strongest in 10 years       
> HK growth accelerate in Jan-Mar  
> Taiwan GDP growth moderates                    
> Singapore economy soars, asset bubbles a worry 
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