Economic Research Institute

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First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Time for wage rises to spur economy – Labour Minister

Workers need pay rises to help the economic recovery, a powerful new Labour minister has insisted. There were 31,600 more people employed in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year – an increase of 1.7pc, according to the Quarterly ... [Published Irish Independent - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Johnson County housing market reports first-half growth

Johnson County’s housing market held up well in the first half of this year, led by an increase in average sales prices for new and existing homes, the County Economic Research Institute said in a report.The average price for new and existing homes sold ... [Published KansasCity.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

USD/JPY marks sixth-straight day of gains after Jackson Hole

USD/JPYiNVEZZ.com, Monday, August 25: USD/JPY has been on the rise today, as the dollar continues strengthening against most of its major counterparts. Investors are wagering on a divergence between interest rates in Japan and the US after speeches from ... [Published Invezz - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

High Correlation between Korean Wave and Services Sector Investment...HERI

The so-called Korean Wave, the popularity of Korean culture overseas in the form of drama and music, has contributed immeasurably to encourage investment and exports. For every 1 percent increase in cultural content exports, the volume of foreign direct ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

China economic rebalancing will take at least 10 years

We must all hope that new economic policies now being implemented in China are successful.  The alternative, of a debt implosion, is too awful to contemplate.  But as China’s state-owned media continually remind us, the transition is likely to prove ... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Asian business chiefs go with NCPO

Business chiefs in five Asian countries have confidence in Thailand generated by the administration of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) over the past three months, according to a survey released Thursday.Dhurakij Pundit University surveyed ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Climate of opportunity

On September 23, UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, will host a leadership event in New York intended to spur action on climate change. The summit's emphasis will be that action is not only necessary for the common good, but a smart decision to advance ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 3 reports

Xinhua Insight: Chinese developers embrace property market's "new normal"

by Xinhua writers Zhang Zhongkai, Guo Xinfeng Gone are the days when Chinese property developers could make a killing simply by building more houses, so shrewd businesses faced with the current market spiral are tapping emerging markets to survive and ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

S.Korea stocks ease, won little changed as c.bank meetings awaited

* Won seen trading in tight band before BOK meeting next * Shares tread water ahead of major c.bank policy meetings SEOUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) - South Korean stocks eased and the won was little changed on Thursday as most investors stayed on the sidelines ... [Published Sharenet - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Strong won hellish at home, heavenly abroad

Chung So-young spent $800 in less than an hour on branded clothes and shoes in Chicago in June as the surging Korean won made prices irresistible.“I found myself hesitating less as a dollar only cost about 1,000 won,” the 35-year-old manager at a Seoul-based ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

S.Korea shares hit 3-year intraday high, won up

* KOSPI lifted by foreigners, institutions * Won supported by current account surplus * Investors steady ahead of U.S. GDP and FOMC SEOUL, July 29 (Reuters) - South Korean shares rose to their highest in three years on Tuesday, in line with their Asian ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Reform implementation poses major challenges

Stimulus measures have worsened existing imbalances, expert saysWang Xiaolu believes the latest economic data provides evidence the Chinese economy is rebalancing.The 63-year-old is deputy director of the National Economic Research Institute, a leading ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 28 2014]

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The minister said he did not want to pre-empt the findings of the new body and it is important to ensure "politics is taken out of setting the national minimum wage"
...continuing the increasingly accommodative stance until the 2 percent inflation target is met and maintained in a sustainable manner," Kuroda said. "That means inflation expectations are anchored to 2 percent ... that may take some more time."
"The sales estimates of the Xiaomi mobile phones were initially 50 million units, but 97 percent of them were sold on the mainland" said Bae Eun-joon, a senior researcher at the LG Economic Research Institute
According to Campos Neto, the survey shows that "there's enough demand for the naval industry for the next 25 years." And this demand stands at about US$ 97 million

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Time for wage rises to spur economy – Labour Mi... [Published Irish Independent - 6 hours ago]
Johnson County housing market reports first-hal... [Published KansasCity.com - 22 hours ago]
USD/JPY marks sixth-straight day of gains after... [Published Invezz - Aug 25 2014]
High Correlation between Korean Wave and Servic... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Aug 25 2014]
Japan stocks may repeat 2005 bull run [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 22 2014]
China economic rebalancing will take at least 1... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 21 2014]
Asian business chiefs go with NCPO [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 21 2014]
Manufacturers making sales, but profits are lac... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 20 2014]
Climate of opportunity [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 20 2014]
DEVELOPMENT STUCK IN THE MUD: CAUSE AND SOLUTION [Published UB Post - Aug 19 2014]
Energy leaders to discuss energy connectivity a... [Published LNG World News - Aug 19 2014]
Top Energy Leaders to Share Views On 'Building ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 19 2014]
Chinese budget smartphones making inroads [Published Korea Times - Aug 18 2014]
Study: food security under grave threat from di... [Published Hani.co.kr - Aug 18 2014]
Share of Imports in Brazil Gets Its Biggest Jum... [Published Brazzil Magazine - Aug 17 2014]
Crossing those invisible bridges [Published New Straits Times - Aug 17 2014]
Europe risks deeper economic crisis as Russia b... [Published Telegraph - Aug 15 2014]
Here's how energy markets are becoming increasi... [Published Asian Power - Aug 15 2014]
IFQ tested in Japan shrimp fishery [Published SeafoodSource.com - Aug 14 2014]
Top Energy Leaders to Share Views on 'Building ... [Published Business Wire India - Aug 14 2014]
Viet Nam to prioritise developing the ASEAN Eco... [Published AseanAffairs - Aug 14 2014]
Vietnam gearing up for ASEAN Economic Community [Published VOVNews - Aug 13 2014]
Seminar discusses Vietnam’s opportunities from ... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 13 2014]
Erie Region Career Readiness Report To Be Prese... [Published WJET - Aug 11 2014]
Air Strike in Iraq May Cut 0.08%p in Korea's 20... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Aug 11 2014]
Korea’s beef self-sufficiency at 50.2%, increas... [Published Donga.com - Aug 11 2014]
China’s housing market enters New Normal ... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 10 2014]
There are just 66 days until the next Budget so... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 09 2014]
Xinhua Insight: Chinese developers embrace prop... [Published Individual.com - Aug 09 2014]
Corbett's pension crisis 'a scam': Letters to t... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 09 2014]
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China economic rebalancing will take at least 1... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 21 2014]
We must all hope that new economic policies now being implemented in China are successful.  The alternative, of a debt implosion, is too awful to contemplate.  But as China’s state-owned media continually remind us, the transition is likely to prove ...
China’s housing market enters New Normal ... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 10 2014]
Markets appear to be continuing to move, slowly but surely, into their expected ‘scary phase’ .  The reason is the massive distortions that have been created in financial markets, and in China’s housing market, by the $35tn+ of stimulus from ...
Economic challenges on agenda ahead of ASEAN su... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 06 2014]
PARIS — Ken Zaw, Burma’s Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, yesterday outlined challenges awaiting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as the region moves closer to regional economic integration. Those challenges, ...
Japan Inc. Doubts BOJ’s Inflation Target [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 02 2014]
One year since introducing a radical monetary easing program to defeat falling prices and spur 2% inflation, the Bank of Japan on Wednesday received a disappointing score card from business managers at home. BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has been saying ...
February Inflation Reading Isn’t Necessarily Ba... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Mar 28 2014]
One major reason few believe in the Bank of Japan ’s bullish price outlook is inflation in imported energy, which is widely expected to moderate now that the yen has stabilized. From that perspective, Friday’s data may not be so bad for the central ...
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