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December Reuters Tankan Index 12 (last 6)
Japan is considering providing a JPY50,000 payment for each child to low-income families

November AIG Construction Index -22.2 (last 18.5)
AIG Manufacturing Index -25.3 (last -20.9). Q3 GDP 0.2% qtr/qtr (expected 0.4%; last 0.4%); 2.1% yr/yr (expected 1.8%; last 2.0%)

National Development and Reform Commission will set up a coal production reserve system by 2027.
China’s Ministry of Finance expects that the country’s economy will maintain a positive trend in Q4.
Standard & Poor’s and Fitch did not make any changes to China’s sovereign rating despite Moody’s lowering the country’s outlook to Negative from Stable yesterday.