Next Week’s Menu: August 7 – 13, 2021

August 6, 2021

Central Banks:  Monetary policy reviews scheduled in Peru, Mexico, Turkey, Serbia, Belarus, and the Philippines.

Monday Holidays: Mountain Day in Japan and Women’s Day in South Africa.

Scheduled U.S. Data Releases: Quarterly productivity and unit labor costs. Monthly consumer prices, import prices, federal deficit, employment trends index, JOLTS index, NFIB small business sentiment index, and U. Michigan consumer sentiment. Weekly jobless insurance claims,  mortgage applications, consumer comfort, chain store sales and energy inventories.

Euroland Releases: ZEW expectations index, industrial production, CPI, and trade balance.

Members of the Euro Area: German, Italian, Spanish, Irish, Greek, and Portuguese consumer prices. Irish, Finnish, Belgian, Greek and Austrian industrial production. French, Finnish and Portuguese current accounts. Italian, Cypriot, and  Portuguese trade balances. Irish construction purchasing managers survey, Spain’s index of leading economic indicators, Cypriot GDP, and Greek import prices.

U.K. and Switzerland: British industrial production, construction output, monthly GDP, productivity, same-store sales, trade balance, and RICs housing price balance. Swiss PPI, import prices, and unemployment.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish consumer prices. Norwegian and Swedish industrial production. Swedish household consumption, orders, and construction output.

Eastern Europe: Romanian, Hungarian, Czech and Polish consumer prices. Romanian and Hungarian industrial production. Polish GDP and current account.

Japanese and Chinese Data Releases: Japanese PPI, machinery orders, machine tool orders, economy watchers index, and growth in the stock of money and bank lending. Chinese CPI, PPI, trade balance, foreign direct investment, money growth, bank lending industrial production, retail sales fixed asset investment and unemployment.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Malaysian, Filipino, Hong Kong and Singaporean GDP. Taiwanese and Indian trade balances. South Korean business sentiment, Indian industrial production, and Malaysian current account.

Australia and New Zealand Data: Australian NAB-compiled business confidence and business conditions; Westpac-compiled consumer confidence, unemployment, and quarterly wage cost index. New Zealand food prices and manufacturing purchasing managers index.

Mexico and Brazil: Brazilian and Mexican consumer prices. Mexican industrial output. Brazilian retail sales and index of leading economic indicators.

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