Next Week’s Menu: December 3 – 9, 2002

December 2, 2022

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed in Peru, Serbia, Brazil, Canada, Poland, Australia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan.

Euro Area Finance Ministers Meeting: On Tuesday.

Purchasing Managers Surveys: Private/manufacturing for Hong Kong, Singapore, Lebanon and South Africa; for services in Ireland, Australia, Japan, China, India, Euroland, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Russia, Brazil and the United States; for construction in the U.K., Euroland, Germany, France, Italy and Australia; and for non-oil private in Saudia Arabia and Egypt.

Scheduled U.S. Data Releases: Factory orders, trade balance, producer prices, U. Michigan consumer sentiment index. Quarterly productivity and unit labor costs, and weekly jobless insurance claims, energy inventories, chain store sales, and mortgage applications.

Japan and China: Japanese quarterly GDP and monthly household spending, current account, international reserves, average cash earnings, bank lending, money growth, and index of leading economic indicators. Chinese CPI, PPI, reserves, and trade balance.

Other Selected Asian Releases: Filipino, Thai, and Taiwanese consumer prices. South Korean current account and index of leading economic indicators. Filipino and Malaysian unemployment. Indonesian consumer confidence, Filipino industrial production, and Singaporean retail sales.

Euroland Releases: Quarterly GDP and employment growth. Monthly retail sales and sentix gauge of investor sentiment.

Members of the Euro Area: German car sales, industrial production, factory orders and index of leading economic indicators. Spanish, Belgian, Austrian,  Finnish, Portuguese, and Irish industrial production. Italian, French, Irish, and Belgian retail sales. Austrian and Greek GDP. Dutch, Greek and Irish CPI. French, Austrian, Greek, and Portuguese trade balances. French and Finnish current accounts.

U.K. and Switzerland: British car sales, RICs house price balance index, and Halifax house price index. Swiss unemployment.

Eastern Europe: Polish, Czech and Hungarian retail sales. Russian, Romanian and Hungarian consumer prices. Czech and Hungarian industrial production. Czech unemployment and trade balance.

Nordic Europe: Swedish, Danish and Norwegian current accounts. Norwegian and Swedish industrial production. Norwegian CPI and PPI. Swedish GDP.

Australia, South Africa, and Turkey: Australian and South African current accounts and GDP. Australian building permits and trade balance. South African manufacturing output.

Canada, Mexico, and Brazil: Canadian trade balance, IVEY-PMI index and building permits. Mexican and Brazilian consumer prices. Brazilian retail sales and business confidence. Mexican consumer confidence.

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