China Trade Data Due On Thursday
China will on Thursday release August figures for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a busy day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.
Imports are expected to sink 8.8 percent on year after slumping 12.4 percent in July. Exports are called lower by an annual 9.8 percent after falling 14.5 percent in the previous month. The trade surplus is pegged at $78.00 billion, down from $80.60 billion a month earlier.
Australia will provide July numbers for imports, exports, trade balance and building approvals. In June, imports were down 4.0 percent on month and exports slipped 2.0 percent for a trade surplus of A$11.321 billion. Building approvals are expected to drop 8.1 percent on month after shedding 7.9 percent in the previous month.