Protected: Indonesia: 3M18 fiscal realisation

20 April, 2018
By Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research and Economics and Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic

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Singapore: March 2018 trade

18 April, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 17 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS March 2018 trade The contraction in non-oil domestic exports (NODX) tapered in Mar (-2.7% yoy) due to shallower declines in electronics and

Indonesia: March 2018 trade

17 April, 2018
By Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research and Economics and Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 16 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS March 2018 trade Trade balance surprised on the upside in March, as import growth moderated at a faster pace compared to export

Singapore: MAS monetary policy review

17 April, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 13 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS MAS monetary policy review MAS has shifted to an appreciation bias for the S$NEER by increasing the slope of the policy band

Malaysia: February 2018 industrial production

17 April, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic and Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 11 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS February 2018 industrial production Malaysia’s Feb IPI expansion of 3.0% yoy missed forecasts, but Jan’s manufacturing output numbers were revised sharply higher

Malaysia: February 2018 trade

9 April, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic and Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 05 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS February 2018 trade Malaysia’s trade surplus narrowed to RM9.0bn in Feb as exports (-2.0% yoy) and imports (-2.8% yoy) recorded the first

Economic Focus: Trade tensions escalate with tit-for-tat tariffs

9 April, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic and Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research and Economics

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 05 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS Trade tensions escalate with tit-for-tat tariffs The US proposal of 25% tariffs on 1,333 types of imports from China worth US$50bn has

Indonesia: March 2018 CPI inflation

3 April, 2018
By Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research and Economics and Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 02 April 2018. HIGHLIGHTS March 2018 CPI inflation Headline inflation accelerated to 3.4% yoy in Mar (3.2% yoy in Feb), in line with our and market

Malaysia: BNM Annual Report – Premature to pull back the reins

2 April, 2018
By Michelle Chia, Economist, CIMB Research and Economic and Lim Yee Ping, Economist, CIMB Research

Originally published by CIMB Research and Economics on 28 March 2018. HIGHLIGHTS BNM Annual Report – Premature to pull back the reins BNM’s more optimistic growth forecasts for Malaysia – relative to our numbers