Week ahead: July 1 to 5

A look at the week ahead from beyondbrics. Look out for: China’s PMI manufacturing index; the verdict n the trial of Alexander Lebedev; trade balance data for Brazil, Indonesia and South Korea; and Romania’s GDP.

Monday, July 1

US embargo on sale of gold to Iran comes into force
The ASEAN Regional Forum continues
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe holds its parliamentary assembly in Istanbul
Verdict due in trial of Russian tycoon Alexander Lebedev
Croatia to join European Union
Gas Exporting Countries Forum begins in Moscow

South Korea trade balance
China PMI manufacturing index
Indonesia trade balance
Brazil trade balance

Tuesday, July 2

Venezuela inflation
Argentina tax revenue
Brazil industrial production

Wednesday, July 3

Tullow Oil releases trading statement and operational update
Africa Carbon Forum begins in Ivory Coast
Annual Clean Energy Expo China takes place in Beijing
Turkey inflation data
South Africa business confidence index
Brazil commodity price index

Thursday, July 4

Malaysia trade balance
Romania GDP
Czech Republic retail sales
Russia inflation

Friday, July 5

Venezuela celebrates National Day
South Africa foreign exchange reserves