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Apr
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WednesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Westpac-MI Leading Index (m/m)
low
0.19%0.0%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Industrial Production (y/y)
med
8.5%5.6%5.3%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales (y/y)
med
8.7%8.3%8.2%
02:00
CNY
Chinese Fixed Asset Investment YTD (y/y)
med
6.3%6.3%6.1%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
1.0%-4.7%*
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
0.7%1.4%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
-1.1%-1.0%
08:00
EUR
Current Account
low
26.8B36.8B
08:30
GBP
CPI (m/m)
high
0.2%0.2%0.5%
08:30
GBP
CPI (y/y)
high
1.9%2.0%1.9%
08:30
GBP
PPI Input (m/m)
med
-0.2%0.3%1.0%*
08:30
GBP
PPI Input (y/y)
med
3.7%3.9%4.0%*
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (m/m)
low
0.0%0.2%0.2%*
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (y/y)
low
2.4%2.3%2.4%*
09:00
EUR
CPI (m/m)
med
1.0%1.0%0.3%
09:00
EUR
CPI (y/y)
med
1.4%1.4%1.4%*
09:00
EUR
Core CPI (y/y)
med
0.8%0.8%0.8%
09:00
EUR
Trade Balance
low
19.5B17.4B*

Trade Balance

09:00
EUR
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
low
19.5B17.0B

Details

Source
Eurostat
Measures
The seasonally adjusted difference in value between the country's imports and exports. A positive trade balance (trade surplus) means that more exports than imports, while a negative trade balance (trade deficit) indicates more imports than exports.
Usual Effect
Tends to have a muted impact because Germany and France, which account for about half of the Eurozone's economy, release earlier trade data.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
May 16, 2019
Why Traders Care
A trade surplus translates to an increased demand for the currency because foreigners need to buy more of the local currency in order to make their purchases. It could also suggest economic growth as increases in export demand typically boost the productivity of local manufacturers.
12:30
CAD
CPI (m/m)
high
0.7%0.7%0.7%
12:30
CAD
CPI (y/y)
high
1.9%1.9%1.5%
12:30
USD
Trade Balance
med
-49.4B-53.6B-51.1B
13:00
GBP
BoE's Carney speaks in Paris
med
13:00
EUR
French BoF's Galhau speaks in Paris
med
14:00
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
0.2%0.4%1.2%
14:30
EUR
ECB's Lautenschlaeger speaks in Paris
med
16:30
USD
Fed's Bullard speaks in Annadale-on-Hudson
med
16:30
USD
Fed's Harker speaks in Vineland, NJ
med
18:00
USD
Fed issues Beige Book
med

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