Economy

Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs), OECD, January 2012

 

OECD composite leading indicators continue pointing to slowdown in economic activity in most major economies

 

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12/01/2012- Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, continue pointing to a slowdown in activity in most OECD countries and major non-member economies.

The assessment is little changed compared to last month for most countries, but the CLIs for Japan, United States and Russia are showing stronger signs of a positive change in momentum and remain above long-term trend. The CLI for China has deteriorated since last month and is pointing to a slowdown in economic activity towards long-term trend. For other major economies and the Euro area, the CLIs continue pointing to slowdowns.

Slowdown in the OECD area

Underlying data - Source: OECD Composite Leading Indicators Database

 

The methodology used to compile OECD CLIs and reference series trend is described in the following document: "OECD system of Composite Leading Indicators".

For a better interpretation of OECD CLI consult the following document: Interpreting OECD Composite Leading Indicators (CLI).

 

 

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More information on leading indicators at www.oecd.org/std/cli
 

 

 

 

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