Economic Calendar for 22-26 January 2024 with China’s Loan Prime Rates, BoJ’s and ECB’s Rate Decision

The following table is important global economic data from 22-26 January 2024 as traders and investors are keeping an eye on China’s loan prime rates, the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank’s rate decision.


Economic Calendar 22 Jan – 26 Jan 2024
Country Data Previous Consensus
Monday China Loan Prime Rate 1Y 3.45% 3.45%
Loan Prime Rate 5Y (Jan) 4.20% 4.20%
Europe Area ECB President Lagarde Speech
Tuesday Japan BoJ Interest Rate Decision -0.10% -0.10%
BoJ Quarterly Outlook Report
Wednesday Japan Exports YoY (Dec) -0.20% 9.10%
Jibun Bank Manufacturing PMI Flash (Jan) 47.9 47.5
Jibun Bank Services PMI Flash (Jan) 51.5 51
Thailand Exports YoY (Dec) 4.90% 6.40%
Imports YoY (Dec) 10.10% 10.00%
New Car Sales YoY (Dec) -9.76%
UK S&P Global Manufacturing PMI Flash (Jan) 46.2 46.7
S&P Global Services PMI Flash (Jan) 53.4 53.5
USA EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change (Jan 19) -2.492M
Thursday Europe Area ECB Interest Rate Decision 4.50% 4.50%
USA GDP Growth Rate QoQ Adv (Q4) 4.90% 2%
Initial Jobless Claims (Jan 20) 187K 200K
Friday Japan Tokyo Core CPI YoY (Jan) 2.10% 1.90%
BoJ Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes
USA Core PCE Price Index MoM (Dec) 0.10% 0.20%
Personal Spending MoM (Dec) 0.20% 0.40%