September 29, 2023
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Netherlands HICP inflation -0.29% y-o-y in Sep-23

- Netherlands HICP inflation declined by -0.29% year-on-year in September 2023, marking the lowest growth since July 2016 and a significant decrease from the previous month's rate of 3.4%.
- The current inflation rate stands 7.65 percentage points below the one-year average and 2.65 percentage points below the long-run average, indicating a sharp deceleration in price growth and potential risks of deflation.

September 29, 2023

Vietnam retail sales 9.66% y-o-y in Sep-23

- Vietnam's retail sales growth decelerated to 9.66% year-on-year in September 2023, marking the lowest level since April 2022.
- Retail sales in September 2023 underperformed the one-year average by 4.81 percentage points and fell short of the long-run average by 5.21 percentage points.

September 28, 2023

Japan industrial production 0.0% m-o-m in Aug-23

- Japan's industrial production remained unchanged in August 2023, but demonstrated significant improvement compared to the previous year, exceeding the one-year average by 0.30 percentage points.
- In September 2023, Japan's industrial production exhibited robust growth, increasing by 5.8% month-on-month in a one-month comparison, and by 3.8% month-on-month in a two-month comparison.

September 28, 2023

Japan retail sales 7.0% y-o-y (consensus 6.6) in Aug-23

- Japan's retail sales grew by 7.0% y-o-y in August 2023, surpassing market expectations and indicating a positive trend in the sector.
- The growth rate of 7.0% is 1.57 pp above the one-year average and 5.55 pp above the long-run average, suggesting robust performance compared to historical trends.