New Zealand will on Tuesday release November numbers for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.
Imports are expected to come in at NZ$4.55 billion, down from NZ$4.94 billion in the previous month. Exports are called at NZ$4.00 billion, down from NZ$4.03 billion a month earlier. The trade balance is expected to show a deficit of NZ$550 million after posting a shortfall of NZ$908 million in October.
Hong Kong will see November figures for consumer prices; the inflation rate was 5.2 percent in October.
Singapore will provide November numbers for inflation; in October, CPI was down 0.4 percent on month and up 0.1 percent on year.
China will see November data for the leading and coincident indexes from the Conference Board; in October, they were up 0.9 percent and flat, respectively.
The Philippines will see October numbers for imports, exports and trade balance. In September, imports were worth $5.57 billion and exports were at $5.85 billion for a trade surplus of $281 million.
South Korea will see December scores for the consumer confidence index from the Bank of Korea; in November, the score was 103.0.
Finally, the markets in Japan are closed on Tuesday for the Emperor’s birthday, and will re-open on Wednesday.
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