Next Week’s Menu: August 6 – 12, 2022

August 6, 2022

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews are scheduled in Peru, Sebia, Thailand and Mexico.

Japanese Holiday: Mountain Day on Thursday.

Scheduled U.S. Economic Data Releases: Quarterly productivity and unit labor costs. Monthly CPI, PPI, import prices, Fiscal budget deficit, small business sentiment, IBD/TIPP optimism index, and U. Michigan August index of consumer confidence. Weekly chain store sales, energy inventories, mortgage applications and jobless insurance claims.

Japanese and Chinese Releases: Japanese and Chinese producer prices, money growth and bank lending. Japanese current account, machine tool orders and Economy Watchers index. Chinese consumer prices, trade surplus, international reserves, motor vehicle sales, and foreign direct investment.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Malaysian, Filipino, Taiwanese, Singaporean, and Hong Kong GDP. Malaysian and Singaporean current accounts. Taiwanese and Filipino trade balances. Filipino, Malaysian, and Indian industrial production. Indian consumer prices, Indonesian retail sales, and South Korea’s index of leading economic indicators.

Euroland Releases: Industrial production and the Sentix measure of investor sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: German, French, Italian,  Spanish, Greek, Finnish, Austrian, Irish, and Portuguese consumer prices. German wholesale prices, current account and index of leading economic indicators. Italian, Austrian, and Portuguese trade balances. Austrian, Irish, Greek, Belgian, and Finnish industrial production. French unemployment and Spain’s index of leading economic indicators.

U.K. and Switzerland: British quarterly and monthly GDP. British monthly industrial production, trade deficit, GDP, construction output put, same store sales, and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors’ house price index. Swiss unemployment.

Nordic Europe: Norwegian, Swedish and Danish consumer prices. Norwegian manufacturing purchasing managers index and PPI. Danish and Swedish industrial production. Swedish household consumption and Denmark’s current account.

Eastern Europe: Czech, Hungarian, Romanian and Polish CPI. Hungarian and Romanian industrial production. Hungarian and Czech trade balances. Polish current account and Russian GDP.

Australia and New Zealand: Australian consumer confidence, business confidence and business conditions. New Zealand food prices and manufacturing purchasing managers index.

South Africa and Turkey: South African and Turkish unemployment. South African factory output and business confidence. Turkish current account, retail sales and industrial production.

Brazil and Mexico: Brazilian and Mexican consumer prices. Brazilian retail sales and business confidence. Mexican industrial production.

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