Exports of chips to India surged by almost 50 percent in the first four months of the year, driven by strong demand for smartphones in one of the fast-growing markets around the globe, industry data showed on Sunday.
Both German industrial output and exports fell more than expected in April, data showed on Friday, highlighting the vulnerability of Europe’s largest economy to headwinds from trade frictions and Brexit uncertainty.
Profits for China’s industrial firms shrank in April as slowing manufacturing activity halted the previous month’s surge, putting more pressure on policymakers to step up support for an economy hit by a bitter trade war with the US.
The number of newborns in South Korea fell again in April, government data showed Wednesday, in the latest sign of the chronic low birthrate that has plagued Asia's fourth-largest economy for more than a decade.
Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in April rose at their fastest pace in six months, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed, as factories benefited from higher prices and strong demand.
The United Nations Human Rights office has warned that April has been the deadliest month this year so far with a "sharp" increase in civilian casualties in Yemen, amid continued Saudi aggression against its impoverished Arab neighbor.
Irish consumer sentiment slipped to its lowest level in four months in April, hit by concerns about job security and caution about personal finances as rents and utility bills outpace inflation, a survey showed on Friday.
Britain's consumer economy failed to rebound last month after snowy weather kept shoppers at home in March, according to surveys that add to downbeat data which make a Bank of England rate hike this week unlikely.
Manufacturing conditions across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) improved at a quicker pace at the start of the second quarter, according to the headline Nikkei ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) compiled by IHS Markit.