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TAKE A LOOK-Asia inflation: Japan consumer prices, household spending raise inflation doubts
October 25, 2017 / 5:40 AM / 16 days ago

TAKE A LOOK-Asia inflation: Japan consumer prices, household spending raise inflation doubts

Japan's core consumer prices rose in October from a year earlier, marking the
10th straight month of gains, but a narrower measure that excludes energy showed
inflation has not accelerated for three consecutive months.
    South Korea's November headline inflation was 1.3 percent, the slowest since
December 2016, when consumer prices also gained 1.3 percent, data from
Statistics Korea showed. 
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> NOVEMBER 2017
> S.Korea Nov inflation eases to slowest in 11 mnths               
    
  OCTOBER 2017
> Japan's CPI, weak spending raise inflation doubts                
> Malaysia's inflation rate eases to 3.7 pct y/y                   
> Singapore all-items CPI +0.4 pct y/y, below forecast             
> India's retail inflation hits a 7-month high                     
> Taiwan CPI -0.32 pct y/y, falling more than forecast             
> China factory gate inflation shows momentum robust               
> Philippine inflation quickens to 3-year high                     
> South Korea inflation rate moderates to 1.8 pct y/y              
> Thai headline CPI up 0.86 pct y/y, above forecast                
> Indonesia inflation rate eases to 3.58 pct y/y                   
    
  SEPTEMBER 2017
> Australia Q3 inflation surprisingly soft                         
> Singapore September all-items CPI up 0.4 pct y/y                 
> Malaysia inflation rate rises to 4.3 pct y/y                     
> New Zealand consumer price index picks up in Q3                  
> China producer prices jump most in 6 months                      
> India CPI rise steady, hopes for rate cut bleak                  
> Philippine inflation accelerates more than expected              
> Indonesia annual inflation hits six-month low                    
> Thai CPI above forecast, rises a 3rd straight month              
> S.Korea inflation slows as food price pressure eases             
    
  AUGUST 2017
> Malaysia inflation picks up to 3.7 pct, tops forecast            
> India WPI inflation hits four-month high                         
> India CPI rises more than expected to 5-month high               
> China CPI, PPI rise more than expected                           
> Philippine inflation quickens to 3.1 pct, tops fcast             
> Indonesia rate slows to 3.82 pct, food prices lower              
> Thai headline CPI up 0.32 pct y/y, below forecast                
> Vietnam inflation rate at 3.35 pct, above July                   
> S.Korea inflation hits five-year high                            
    
  JULY 2017
> Japan's CPI rises for 7th straight month                             
> Singapore inflation picks up marginally                          
> Malaysia inflation eases for fourth month                        
> China consumer inflation dips, PPI at steady clip                
> India inflation revives,dims hopes for more rate cuts            
> Australia Q2 inflation surprisingly soft                         
> Philippine consumer prices rise 2.8 pct y/y                      
> Indonesia headline inflation rate slows to 3.88 pct              
> Thai consumer prices rise 0.17 pct y/y                           
    
  JUNE 2017
> Singapore CPI rises 0.5 pct y/y, less than expected              
> Malaysia prices rise 3.6 pct y/y, less than forecast             
> Japan core CPI up 0.4 pct, well below BOJ target                 
> NZ inflation slows more than expected, rates on hold             
> India retail inflation at slowest in more than 5 yrs             
> China factory prices increase at same pace as May                
> Bangladesh inflation cools to 5.44 pct in FY2016/17              
> Philippine inflation eases for a 2nd straight month              
> Taiwan's June CPI rises 1 pct y/y, above forecast                
> Thai consumer prices fall for 2nd straight month                 
> Indonesia's June inflation rate picks up slightly                
  
  MAY 2017
> Japan May core consumer prices rise 0.4 pct y/y                  
> India's retail inflation eases to lowest since 2012              
> Singapore all-items CPI rises 1.4 pct y/y                        
> Philippine May inflation hits a four-month low                   
> China producer price inflation eases for 3rd month               
> Taiwan CPI rises at fastest y/y pace since January               
> Indonesian inflation rate rise again in May                      
> Thai consumer prices dip for 1st time in 14 months               
> S.Korea May inflation hits cbank's 2 pct target                    
    
  APRIL 2017
> Japan consumer prices rise, driven by energy costs               
> Singapore core CPI up at fastest pace since Oct 2014             
> S.Korea inflation slows, still near c.bank target                
> China factory prices slow further than expected                  
> India retail inflation eases to below 3 pct y/y                  
> Philippine annual inflation holds steady at 3.4 pct              
> Taiwan inflation mild, slower than forecast                      
> Thai headline consumer prices rise, below forecast                      
> Vietnam's annual inflation rate slows vs March                   
> Bangladesh annual inflation cools to 5.61 pct                    
> Sri Lanka's consumer prices rise 0.5 pct m/m                     
> Indonesian annual inflation hits 13-month high                   
         
  MARCH 2017
> Japan core CPI misses f'cast, keeps pressure on BOJ                 
> Australia inflation highest since 2014 in Q1                          
> Fuel prices drive India's inflation to 5-month high              
> China producer inflation has 1st fall in 7 months                
> Philippine inflation rises at fastest pace in 2 yrs              
> Taiwan CPI rises 0.18 pct y/y, below forecast                    
> S.Korea inflation rate jumps to near 5-year high                 
> Indonesian inflation rate cools to 3.61 pct                      
> Thai consumer prices rise less than forecast                     
> Vietnam's March inflation slows to 4.65 pct y/y                  
  
  FEBRUARY 2017
> Malaysia inflation at fastest pace in 8 years                    
> Singapore CPI rises the most since September 2014                
> Rising food prices push up Indian retail inflation               
> China producer inflation fastest in nearly 9 years               
> Bangladesh inflation quickens as food prices surge               
> Philippine inflation rate at highest in 27 months                
> Taiwan Feb CPI dips, but up slightly in Jan-Feb                           
> Japan core inflation rises for 1st time in over a yr             
> S.Korea's Feb inflation pulls back, demand seen slack            
> Indonesian inflation rate increases to 3.83 pct y/y              
> Thai consumer prices rise less than forecast                     
> Vietnam inflation rate slows to 5.02 pct y/y                     
    
  JANUARY 2017
> Singapore CPI highest in 2 yrs, easing bets recede               
> Malaysia inflation at 3.2 pct y/y, highest since Feb             
> Hong Kong price index rises 1.3 pct y/y                          
> China inflation picks up to multi-year highs                     
> Indian retail inflation lowest in at least five yrs              
> Philippine inflation at more than two-year high                  
> S.Korea inflation hits 2 pct y/y, highest since 2012             
> Indonesia inflation rate picks up to 3.49 pct                    
> Thai prices rise 1.55 pct y/y, most since Sept 2014              
    
  DECEMBER 2016
> Japan core consumer prices fall 0.2 pct y/y                      
> Singapore CPI rises for first time in 2 years                    
> Malaysia inflation at 1.8 pct y/y, same as November              
> India's cash crunch tamps down retail inflation                   
> China producer prices jump at fastest pace in 5 yrs              
> Philippine inflation hits 2-year high on food prices             
> Indonesia inflation pace eases more than expected                
> S.Korea inflation inches down as utility costs fall              
> Vietnam inflation quickens to 2.66 pct y/y                       
> Bangladesh inflation cools for second straight month             
> Pakistan inflation eases to 3.70 pct in December                 
    
  NOVEMBER 2016
> Japan consumer prices slump, look for 2017 rebound               
> Malaysia inflation rate is above-forecast at 1.8 pct             
> Cash crackdown drops India retail inflation rate                 
> Philippine inflation speeds to 21-month high                     
> Taiwan CPI up 1.97 pct y/y, tops forecasts                       
> Bangladesh inflation cools to 5.38 pct y/y                       
> Indonesia inflation climbs to highest in 7 months                
> Thai prices rise for 8th straight month                          
> China producer prices rise at fastest pace in 5 yrs              
  
  OCTOBER 2016
> Singapore Oct headline CPI falls 0.1 pct y/y                     
> India cooling inflation bolsters rate cut hopes                  
> China PPI tops expectations, consumer prices also up              
> Philippine Oct headline inflation at 2.3 pct                     
> Indonesia inflation picks up to fastest in 4 months              
> S.Korea consumer inflation 1.3 pct y/y, same as Oct              
       
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