South Korea Tag

Japanese vs. South Korean Exporters in China’s Great Reopening

30 Jan, by Tom Nemechek in Economy

South Korea and Japan are the top two source nations for Chinese imports respectively, and generally they export the same kinds of manufactured goods. With the expected explosion in demand from China’s reopening, both countries stand poised for a trade windfall. However, we could see...

More Evidence of China Slowing Permeating Asia – 7/31/2015

31 Jul, by Bryce Coward, CFA in Economy

In today's edition we highlight just a few data points: the South Korea Business Survey Index making a new low, Japan consumption expenditure having a very weak month, and Japan CPI headed back toward zero. The slowing of the biggest economy in Asia is really...

More Evidence of China Slowing Permeating Asia – 7/16/2015

16 Jul, by Bryce Coward, CFA in Economy

Yesterday saw a few more weaker data points out of Australia and South Korea that are worthy of mention. Namely, Australian consumer confidence dropped again to around the lowest it's been since 2009 and South Korea unemployment remained at its cycle highs. No matter what...

Abenomics is Failing on Multiple Fronts

21 Feb, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

With each passing month it is becoming more clear that Abenomics is, at least so far, failing to meet one of its critical goals, which is to stimulate exports and bring the country back to a trade surplus. Indeed, the latest trade statistics revealed the...