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  • East Asia Updates-September 2017 

    Asia, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2017-09-30)
    Basing its decision on solid job gains, a low unemployment rate, a moderate expansion of household spending, and a pickup in business fixed investment, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the United States (US) maintained the interest rate paid ...
  • East Asia Updates-August 2017 

    Asia, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2017-08-30)
    The Southeast Asian economy expands 5% in Q2-2017 (Figure 1), mainly driven by trade (Figures 2 and 3). However, a lower than expected consumption growth rate in Indonesia was a drag on gross domestic product (GDP) growth – despite an increase in ...
  • East Asia Updates - June 2017 

    Asia, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2017-07-30)
    The Fed is pressing on with its plans to start shrinking its US$4.5 trillion balance sheet this year by reducing reinvestment of maturing bonds, in practice reducing its holdings of US Treasury securities by stopping reinvesting the principal of ...
  • East Asia Updates-July 2017 

    Asia, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, 2017-07-30)
    Following much pessimism about the prospects for globalisation and free trade in 2016 due to ‘Brexit’ and the election of Donald Trump as United States (US) President, 2017 has seen greater optimism with the Netherlands, France, and Austria electing ...

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