Asia inflation: China at 5-year low; BD down for 4th month

China’s annual consumer inflation eased to a five-year low of 1.4 percent in November, signalling persistent weakness in the world’s second-largest economy and giving policymakers more room to ease policy to support growth.

Bangladesh’s annual inflation in November eased for a fourth successive month as food prices declined due to a fall in global commodity prices.

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Bangladesh Nov inflation eases for 4th month

China Nov prices weaker than expected

Philippines’ Nov inflation slows to one-year low

Taiwan’s November CPI eases, below forecast

S.Korea CPI at 9-mth low, builds case for rate cut

Indonesia inflation rate spikes to 6.23 pct y/y

Thai Nov inflation eases to 5-year low



Singapore inflation near a five-year low in Oct

Malaysia’s Oct inflation at 2.8 pct y/y/

India’s slowing inflation builds case for rate cut

China inflation hovers near 5-year low

Bangladesh inflation cools for a 3rd month

Philippines says lower CPI means rate-hike pause

S.Korea inflation up, but cbank has leeway

Thai inflation falls to year-low of 1.48 pct

Indonesia Oct inflation rate rises to 4.83 pct



Philippines cen. bank: Can pause hikes as CPI slows

BOJ surprises with more easing as prices fade

Singapore core inflation slips to 1.9 pct y/y

Malaysia inflation drops back below 3 pct

Bangladesh annual inflation cools in Sept

China Sept inflation cools to near 5-year low

Tamer Indian food prices send inflation lower

S.Korea inflation eases to 7-month low

Philippine headline inflation slows, core steady

Indonesia annual inflation rate rises to 4.53 pct

Thai Sept inflation slows to 9-mth low at 1.75 pct



Singapore Aug headline inflation at 6-month low

India’s WPI eases to lowest in nearly 5 years

China Aug inflation cools more than expected

Philippines Aug core inflation at 17-month high

Taiwan August inflation edges over target

Bangladesh annual inflation cools in August

S Korea inflation at 5-month low in August

Thai Aug inflation eases for 3rd straight month

Indonesia inflation rate eases in August



Singapore’s July inflation eases to 4-month low

Malaysia July inflation at 3.2 pct y/y

India’s price pressures simmering

China posts benign July consumer inflation

Bangladesh annual inflation quickens in July

Philippine CPI near 3-yr highs, rate hike eyed

Japan consumer inflation eases in June

Taiwan July CPI quickens to 1.75 pct y/y

Indonesia July inflation eases to 4.53 pct y/y

Thai July headline inflation at 4-month low

Vietnam’s July inflation slows to 4.94 pct y/y



Bangladesh 2013-14 inflation pace quickens on food

Australia core inflation surprisingly high

Singapore June CPI +1.8 pct y/y

Malaysia annual inflation at 3.3 pct in June

New Zealand Q2 consumer prices +0.3 pct q/q

China June inflation cools, more stimulus eyed

Taiwan CPI quickens in June

Philippine inflation slows,rate hike still possible

South Korea June inflation steady at 1.7 pct y/y

Thai June headline inflation eases to 2.35 pct y/y

Indonesia inflation eases, May has a trade surplus



Singapore May CPI +2.7 pct y/y

Malaysia May inflation eases to 3.2 percent

Philippine inflation climbs to 2-1/2-yr high

Taiwan CPI eases to 1.61 pct, below forecasts

S.Korea May inflation at 19-month high

Thai May inflation at 14-month high of 2.62 pct

Indonesia May inflation edges up to 7.32 pct y/y

Vietnam inflation edges up in May to 4.72 pct



Japan inflation picks up in April

Singapore April CPI +2.5 pct y/y

HK April CPI raises 3.7 pct y/y

Malaysia inflation dips to 3.4 pct y/y

Bangladesh inflation eases in April

Philippine April CPI slightly up

Indonesia inflation eases again in April

Thai April headline inflation rises to 2.45 pct



Philippines March inflation at 4-month low

Korea March inflation at 1.3 pct y/y, 7-mth high

Thai March headline inflation rates edges up

Indonesia March inflation eased to 7.32 pct y/y

Vietnam March inflation eases to 4.39 pct



Singapore Feb CPI 0.4 pct y/y, lowest in 4 years

Malaysia inflation hits 32-month high

Rates seen on hold for now as India prices cool

Bangladesh inflation cools in Feb

Philippine inflation unexpectedly eases in Feb

Thai Feb headline inflation at 1.96 pct y/y

Indonesia Feb inflation eases, below forecast


Singapore inflation eases to near 4-year low

Malaysia Jan inflation hits 27-month high

India WPI inflation eases to 8-month low

India CPI slows but output contracts again

Philippines sees inflation pressuring rates

Bangladesh inflation quickens for third month

Indonesia Jan annual inflation rate at 8.22 pct

Thai Jan inflation rises to 1.93 pct y/y


Singapore Dec inflation eases to +1.5 pct y/y

Malaysia inflation jumps, government feels heat

Australia inflation spikes, limits rates scope

NZ Q4 CPI ticks up, puts Jan rate hike in view

India headline inflation eases to 5-mth low

China inflation hit 7-month low in December

Philippine inflation at 2-year high of 4.1 pct

Bangladesh inflation quickens on political woes

Indonesia inflation rate edges up in Dec

Thai Dec headline inflation rate 1.67 pct

S.Korea annual CPI change +1.1 pct in Dec



India Nov retail inflation at 11.24 pct y/y

Bangladesh inflation picks up as protests mount

Philippine cbank sees brief inflation burst

Pakistan inflation picks up to 10.9 pct

Thailand Nov headline rate rises to 1.92 pct

Indonesia inflation up slightly to 8.37 pct y/y

S.Korea inflation pace quickens to 0.9 pct y/y



Philippine Oct inflation at 7-mth high

Taiwan Oct inflation 0.64 pct y/y, core 0.16 pct

Thai annual inflation at 1.46 pct in October

Indonesia Oct inflation at 8.32 pct y/y

S.Korean inflation at slowest in 14 years

Bangladesh inflation eases to 7.03 pct y/y



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