MH Daily Bulletin: December 20

December 20, 2022 • Posted in Daily Bulletin

News relevant to the plastics industry:

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Supply Chain

Asia's Exports Catch up to Europe's

Domestic Markets

United States Nahb Housing Market Index

International Markets

United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders
  • The Bank of Japan surprised financial markets today by expanding the trading range for long-term bond rates, sending the yen to a four-month high against the U.S. dollar. 
  • Asia-Pacific mergers and acquisitions were held at eight-year lows in 2022 by financing costs, weak equity markets and China’s pandemic controls.
  • Canadian producer prices fell by 0.4% from October to November, as expected, with the biggest downward pressure from declining prices for refined petroleum products:
Canada Producer Price Inflation MoM

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