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Trade Environment Reports

Our trade environment reports cover emerging currencies, minimum wages in emerging countries, production costs in China, and inflation rates in emerging countries.

Inflation in Emerging Countries (Monthly)

Inflation slowed down significantly in the past few months in Pakistan while staying elevated in Bangladesh. Our monthly report compares inflation rates in low-cost countries, utilizing historical data dating back to 2010. Furthermore, we assess the impact of currency fluctuations against the US dollar, the euro, and the British pound to gauge the real terms of trade for exporters. Read more...

China Textile & Clothing Production Costs (Monthly)

Deflation continued to threaten China in April, as evidenced by a series of economic data, including further declines in apparel exports and retail sales. Our comprehensive statistical report provides an in-depth analysis of China's production costs and consumer prices, with a specific emphasis on the textile and clothing sectors. Read more...

Emerging Currencies: April 2024 (Monthly)

With US interest rates remaining higher for longer, the dollar continued to strengthen in April, causing most other currencies to either fall or remain stable. Our monthly statistical report presents a comprehensive overview of currency values in low-income nations relative to the US dollar, the euro, the British pound, the Indian rupee, the Pakistani rupee, and the Chinese renminbi over the past five years. Read more...

Inflation in Emerging Countries (Monthly)

Inflation rates have remained stubbornly elevated in a series of apparel-exporting countries, while rivals have experienced slower growth in consumer prices. Our monthly report compares inflation rates in low-cost countries, utilizing historical data dating back to 2010. Furthermore, we assess the impact of currency fluctuations against the US dollar, the euro, and the British pound to gauge the real terms of trade for exporters. Read more...