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TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: Japan's economy expands at fastest pace in a year
May 18, 2017 / 2:24 AM / in 7 months

TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: Japan's economy expands at fastest pace in a year

Japan's economy grew at the fastest pace in a year in the first
quarter to mark its longest period of expansion in a decade,
heightening prospects that robust overseas demand will underpin
a steady recovery.

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   FIRST QUARTER 2017
> Japan's GDP grows at fastest rate in a year                   
> Thai Q1 GDP growth strongest in 4 years                       
> Hong Kong Q1 GDP grows at best pace in 6 years                
> Indonesia Q1 GDP growth edges up on higher exports            
> S.Korea raises export outlook as economy speeds up            
> China Q1 GDP fastest since 2015 on steel, stimulus            
> Singapore Q1 GDP contracts 1.9 pct qtr/qtr,                   
 
> Vietnam's growth slips to a 3-year low in Q1                  
    
   FOURTH QUARTER 2016
> New Zealand misses growth expectations                        
> Sri Lanka 2016 growth slows to lowest since 2013              
> Japan growth rate revised up as capex rises                   
> Australia rebounds, extending long growth streak              
> Strong India GDP puzzles markets, vindicates RBI              
> HK's firmer GDP outlook helped by global recovery             
> Thai growth below forecast, seen staying soft                 
> Singapore growth bounces, gov't warns of US risks             
> Malaysia growth up, aided by exports and spending             
> Indonesia growth below 5 pct as spending cools                
> Philippines caps solid 2016 on consumption boost              
> Taiwan GDP grows at best pace in nearly 2 years               
> S.Korea economic growth retreats further in Q4                
> China GDP grows 6.8 pct y/y, above expectation                
> Singapore GDP gets lift from strong manufacturing             
> Vietnam suffers first slowdown in growth in 4 yrs             
       
   THIRD QUARTER 2016
> New Zealand economy races ahead on people boom                
> Australia GDP slams into reverse, risks recession             
> Singapore Q3 GDP slump reinforces recession risk              
> Thai GDP momentum cools, but exports improving                
> Philippines GDP up 7.1 pct, will hit 2016 target              
> Japan economy grows faster than expected                      
> HK's Q3 economic momentum cools on China slowdown             
> Malaysia surprises with 4.3 pct growth, rgt tanks             
> Indonesia Q3 GDP growth hit by govt spending cut              
> SKorea Q3 GDP grows 0.7 pct, undercut by setbacks             
> China Q3 GDP grows 6.7 pct, as expected                       
> Singapore GDP unexpectedly shrinks                            
     
   SECOND QUARTER 2016
> NZ posts 0.9 pct Q2 GDP growth, 3.9 pct on year               
> Australia toasts 25 years without recession                   
> Indian growth slows sharply in April-June quarter             
> Philippines posts fastest Q2 Asia growth so far               
> Japan GDP stalls in Q2, deepens policy doubts                 
> Thai growth beats forecast, aided by tourism                  
> Hong Kong Q2 grows slightly, recession avoided                
> Malaysia grows 4 pct in Q2 as slowdown continues              
> Singapore cuts 2016 forecast, Q2 pace 2.1 pct y/y             
> Indonesia grows 5.18 pct y/y, beating expectation             
> Taiwan returns to growth, but outlook cloudy                  
> S.Korea GDP rebounds, respite seen limited                    
> China GDP grows 6.7 pct, a bit more than expected             
> Singapore Q2 economic growth slower than expected             
> Vietnam's Q2 growth pace slows to a two-year low              
    
   FIRST QUARTER 2016
> Japan GDP revised up, boosted by leap year gain               
> India retains fastest growing economy title                   
> Philippines on track for 2016 target after Q1 GDP             
> Thai Q1 GDP growth resilient but exports weak                 
> Malaysia growth drops to lowest in 6.5 years                  
> Indonesia grows at slower pace than forecast                  
> More rate cuts seen as Taiwan GDP shrinks                     
> S. Korea GDP growth slows on weak capex, exports              
> China posts weakest growth since 2009                         
> Singapore Q1 GDP +1.8 pct y/y, flat q/q                       
> Drought weighs on Vietnam's Q1 growth                         
    

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