World ๐ŸŒ Economic Tour

Eurozone ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บmanufacturing #PMI posts 59.6 to stay close to record high in January. Inflationary pressures strengthen, business optimism sharpest on record.

Headline France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท manufacturing PMI remains elevated at 58.4 in January (58.8 – December).Output, new orders and employment rise at marked rates. Business confidence hits record high.

Headline Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช manufacturing PMI retreats from Decemberโ€™s record high, but remains buoyant at 61.1 in January. Inflationary pressures sharpest since April 2011.

Manufacturing sector growth in Greece ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท most marked in over 10 years. Employment expands at joint-sharpest pace on record.

Following Dec stellar performance, growth in India’s ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ manufacturing economy lost some momentum. But PMI data shows GST tax continues to affect business performance.

Vietnam ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ manufacturing economy gets off 2018 on a solid note as output, sales and employment all increases at a faster rate. But the upturn is marred by intensifying inflation.

Growth in Thailand’s ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ manufacturing sector extends into 2018, with signs of a broadening of demand as export sales improve. But jobs growth remains disappointingly elusive.

Taiwan ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ manufacturers see strong start to 2018, but stock shortages could dampen future output performance.

South Korea ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท manufacturing sector begins 2018 in expansionary territory. Buoyed by stronger sales and output, business confidence increased to a 33-month high.

Modest start to 2018 for Philippines ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ manufacturing as new excise taxes hit demand. #PMI slips to 51.7 in Jan, down from 54.2 in Dec.

Growth in the Myanmar ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ manufacturing sector picks up to a eight-month high, buoyed by strong expansions in output and sales. Reports of sharp input cost inflation.

Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต manufacturing sector gained further momentum at the start of 2018. New order growth at four-year high. Employment increases further. Headline #PMI at highest since early 2014.

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