25246Russia Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 4.9%5/22/2018 1:18:45 PM"Russian unemployment rate declined to 4.9 percent in April of 2018 from 5.3 percent in the same month of the previous year, beating market expectations of 5 percent. In March, the jobless rate was 5 percent."RussiaUnemployment RateRUUER/russia/unemployment-rate
25245Spanish Trade Gap Lowest in Over a Year5/22/2018 9:13:56 AM"The Spanish trade deficit narrowed 43.1 percent to EUR 0.83 billion in March of 2018 from EUR 1.46 million in the same month a year earlier. It was the smallest trade gap since July of 2016, mainly due to seasonal effects as in 2018 Holy Week was in March while in 2017 took place in April. Exports dropped 2.4 percent year-on-year and imports declined 4.5 percent."SpainBalance Of TradeSPTBEUBL/spain/balance-of-trade
25242Thailand Q1 GDP Growth Strongest in 5 Years5/21/2018 11:20:20 AM"Thailand's gross domestic product grew by 4.8 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, following a 4 percent expansion in the previous period and beating market consensus of 4 percent. It was the strongest growth since the first quarter 2013, as government spending, investment, and private consumption rose at faster paces."ThailandGdp Annual Growth RateTHG PQY/thailand/gdp-growth-annual
25244Hong Kong Inflation Rate Slows to 1.9% in April5/21/2018 10:16:29 AM"Inflation Rate in Hong Kong fell to 1.9 percent in April of 2018 from 2.6 percent in March, mainly due to smaller increases in prices for package tours and fresh vegetables. Netting out the effects of all Government's one-off relief measures, the inflation was 2.2 percent, also lower than 2.6 percent in March."Hong KongInflation RateHKCPIY/hong-kong/inflation-cpi
25243Nigeria GDP Growth Slows to 1.9% in Q15/21/2018 9:29:05 AM"The economy of Nigeria expanded 1.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, easing from an upwardly revised 2.1 percent growth in the previous period. It is the fourth consecutive quarter of expansion, as the oil sector continued to rise while the non-oil output growth slowed."NigeriaGdp Annual Growth RateNigeriaGDPYoY/nigeria/gdp-growth-annual
25240Japan Trade Surplus Widens 30.9% in April5/21/2018 7:23:14 AMJapan's trade surplus widened 30.9 percent to JPY 626 billion in April 2018 from JPY 478 billion in the same month a year earlier and far above market expectations of a JPY 405.6 billion surplus.JapanBalance Of TradeJNTBAL/japan/balance-of-trade
25241Thailand Economy Expands 2% QoQ in Q15/21/2018 4:21:27 AM"Thailand's economy advanced 2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the March quarter of 2018, following a 0.5 percent growth in the previous period and easily beating market consensus of a 1.05 percent expansion. It is the strongest quarterly growth since the fourth quarter 2012, mainly supported by faster rises in private consumption and fixed investment."ThailandGdp Growth RateTHG PQQ/thailand/gdp-growth
25239Week Ahead5/18/2018 2:45:35 PM"Next week the Federal Reserve will be publishing the minutes of its last monetary policy meeting. Other important releases include: US new and existing home sales, durable goods orders and flash Markit PMIs; UK second estimate of Q1 GDP growth, business investment, consumer and producer inflation rates, and retail trade; Eurozone flash Markit PMIs and consumer confidence; Japan trade balance and preliminary Nikkei Manufacturing PMI."Country ListCalendar/calendar?article=25239&g=top&importance=2&startdate=2018-05-18
25238Chile Q1 Annual GDP Growth Strongest Since 20135/18/2018 1:33:58 PM"The gross domestic product of Chile expanded 4.2 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, quickening from a 3.3 percent advance in the previous period and slightly above market expectations of a 4.0 percent growth. It was the fastest expansion since the third quarter of 2013, as household spending, fixed investment and exports rose significantly. Among economic activities, the mining sector was the main contributor to growth."ChileGdp Annual Growth RateCLGDPNAPCT/chile/gdp-growth-annual
25237Canada Inflation Rate Slows to 2.2%5/18/2018 12:55:37 PM"The annual inflation rate in Canada eased to 2.2 percent in April of 2018 from 2.3 percent in March, which was the highest reading since October of 2014. Figures came below market expectations of 2.3 percent amid a slowdown in gasoline cost and a fall in travel services."CanadaInflation RateCACPIYOY/canada/inflation-cpi