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Asia-Pacific region

Japan’s Core CPI was up 2.4% yr/yr in July, representing the fastest rate of increase since 2014.
Japan is seeking to set up a summit with China’s leadership.
Samsung will reportedly invest $15 bln into a new semiconductor research facility in South Korea.
Indonesia is reportedly looking to implement a tax on nickel exports.
Japan’s July National CPI 0.5% m/m (last 0.0%); 2.6% yr/yr (last 2.4%). July National Core CPI 2.4% yr/yr, as expected (last 2.2%)
New Zealand’s July trade deficit NZD1.09 bln (last deficit of NZD1.10 bln). July Credit Card Spending 4.9% yr/yr (last 3.9%)