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October 15, 2021

HONG KONG - ANZ Bank is forecasting China's Producer Price Index (PPI), the average increase in selling prices received by Chinese domestic producers of goods and services, to peak at a level of 12% in the fourth quarter of 2021, lifting China's annual PPI for 2021 to 7.5%. Prices are being driven by higher energy prices.

October 11, 2021

HO CHI MINH CITY -- Tough restrictions to curb COVID-19 infections in Vietnam resulted in Q3 GDP growth contracting sharply by 6.17% y/y, affecting all aspects of the economy.

As a result, ANZ Bank has revised downwards its ful- year 2021 GDP growth forecast to 1.4%, from 3.6% previously.

October 8, 2021

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Parliament has approved a new tax law, which, according to ANZ Bank researchers, signals Indonesia's commitment to fiscal discipline -- and paves the way towards a more credible consolidation path.

October 5, 2021

HONG KONG - Ratings agency Standard and Poors believes Asia-Pacific monetary authorities will likely continue to partner with commercial banks if, and when, they roll out central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)."Central banks will likely lean toward a model where banks and other financial intermediaries continue to play a strong intermediation role, rather than one where central banks alone manage their digital currencies," said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Gavin Gunning.

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Hybrid, online options for Eco Expo Asia 2021

October 27, 2021 to November 3, 2021

Exhibitors will be able to take advantage of both physical and online options to showcase innovative green products and solutions at Eco Expo Asia 2021, with a new hybrid exhibition package on offer.

 Eco Expo Asia 2021, under the theme 'Promoting green recovery for carbon neutrality', will take place from October 27-30 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The online show will run until November 6.  Visit