China will be in the spotlight this week as the Global Economic Leaders Summit and the International Fair for Trade and Investment get under way. There will also be plenty of economic data for investors to pore over. Brazil’s inflation figures will be of particular interest especially following Wednesday’s surprise rate cut by the Brazilian central bank.

Monday, 5 September

World Bank president Robert Zoellick visits China

International Pharmaceutical Federation holds congress in India

Iranian president Mahmud Ahmadinejad visits Tajikistan

Major economies’ cultural forum takes place in South Korea

Global Economic Leaders Summit 2011 takes place in China

Corruption trial of former PM of Slovenia Janez Jansa begins in Ljubljana

Trial of Egyptian former president Hosni Mubarak resumes in Cairo

Meeting of committee for China-Vietnam bilateral co-operation takes place in Hanoi

Economic data:

Turkey reports August inflation
South Korea reports Q2 GDP
Taiwan reports August inflation
Chile publishes its economic activity indicator for July
Colombia releases August consumer price index
Mexico reports August consumer confidence
Uruguay publishes July unemployment rate

Tuesday, 6 September

New parliamentary session begins in Zimbabwe

Montenegrin parliament vote on amendments to country’s election law

World Bank infrastructure summit takes place in Singapore

Indian PM Manmohan Singh visits Bangladesh

Third natural gas conference takes place in Johannesburg

Economic data:

Russia reports August inflation
Romania reports final Q2 GDP data
South Korea reports August bank lending
Brazil releases August IPCA inflation indicator
Brazil reports July vehicle sales, production and exports
Colombia reports July exports

Wednesday, 7 September

Results of constitutional referendum announced in Liberia

Russian president chairs annual global policy forum in Yaroslavl

Nato secretary-general visits Prague

Third Asia Annual Trade & Export Finance Conference takes place

XXI Economic Forum takes place in Poland

Economic data:

Hungary releases monetary policy minutes
Sweden announces monetary policy decision
Poland announces monetary policy decision
Ukraine reports August CPI
South Korea holds monetary policy rate meeting
Chile releases August exports, imports and trade balance UAE releases PMI
Saudi Arabia releases PMI

Thursday, 8 September

Polish EU presidency hosts conference of economic affairs ministers of Eastern Partnership

African ministerial conference on climate-smart agriculture takes place in South Africa

China International Fair for Investment and Trade takes place in Xiamen

Economic data:

UN Food and Agriculture Organisation releases monthly world food price index
Czech Republic reports final Q2 GDP data
Hungary reports final Q2 GDP data
South Korea holds September monetary policy meeting
Taiwan reports August trade balance
Brazil publishes monetary policy minutes
Chile reports August CPI
Mexico reports August INEGI CPI
Peru holds monetary policy meeting
South Africa releases mining and manufacturing production

Friday, 9 September

Economic data:

Czech Republic reports August CPI
Russia announces monetary policy decision
China reports August CPI, PPI, IP
China reports August fixed assets investment
Mexico releases July trade balance
Mexico releases monetary policy minutes

Get alerts on Emerging markets when a new story is published

Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2019. All rights reserved.
Reuse this content (opens in new window)

Follow the topics in this article