The US PPI will come out on Thursday, May 12, at 15:30 MT time.
China SOEs will resist privatization
China is expected to resist bad ideas, including privatization. Instead, it should drastically strengthen the role of the Communist Party in publicly owned companies, as the head of the country's state asset regulator told on Friday.
China turns to be in the middle of a reform program aimed at shaking up its debt-ridden, bloasted state sector for the purpose of creating innovative as well as globally competitive multinationals.
However, China's leaders have repeatedly emphasized that while local companies require being more competitive and responding better to the market, they’re bound to keep fulfilling their strategic objectives under the firm leadership of the country’s Communist Party.
The chairman of the State-Owned Asset Supervision and Administration Commission, Xiao Yaqing told that China shouldn’t hesitate when it comes to making state-owned companies big and extremely competitive.
The US CPI will come out on Wednesday, May 11, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
Representatives from 15 oil-rich nations attend OPEC meetings. They discuss a range of issues regarding energy markets and, most importantly, agree on how much oil they will produce.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will publish a monetary policy report and make an update on the interest rate on May 25, at 05:00 GMT+3.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.