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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.

Emerging Currencies: February 2024 (Monthly)

Emerging currencies stayed mostly stable in February, except for the Turkish lira and the Sri Lankan rupee. The euro could drop further in the coming months. 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 are no more declining in emerging economies, reflecting a potential rebound in production costs. Our monthly report compares inflation rates in low-cost countries, utilizing historical data dating back to June 2007. 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)

Chinese authorities have released slightly improved results, albeit primarily influenced by base effects. Despite these marginal gains, the deflationary trend appears firmly entrenched. 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: January 2024 (Monthly)

The US dollar rose against most emerging currencies in January, with the likelihood of a reduction in interest rates appearing distant. 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...