This reliable and up-to-date source of OECD quarterly balance of payments and international merchandise trade statistics provides a detailed insight into the most recent trends in trading patterns for OECD countries with the rest of the world. Balance of payments data are presented adjusted for seasonal variations. International trade data are broken down by country. The series shown cover data for the last ten quarters and two years available. This quarterly publication is divided into three parts: I. Balance of payments and international trade, II. International merchandise trade by country and III. Trade in value added (TiVA) (annual data).
Statistical manuals and guidelines by topic
The monthly Main Economic Indicators (MEI) presents comparative statistics that provide an overview of recent international economic developments for the 34 OECD countries, the euro zone and a number of non-member economies. This indispensable and unique source of key short-term statistics is a vehicle for analysis for corporate planners, economists, academics, researchers and students. Using the most up-to-date, user-friendly tabular presentation, the indicators cover national accounts, business surveys and consumer opinions, leading indicators, retail sales, production, construction, prices, employment, unemployment, wages, finance, international trade and balance of payments.
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This document presents the programme of the NAEC Seminar Series.
Information about obtaining access to documents in the OECD archives.
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This update shows how NAEC findings are informing the current and future work of the OECD, and how it has helped change the culture of the Organisation, fostering investigation into new relationships, deepening the analysis of trade-offs and complementarities across policies with the final goal of transforming the growth paradigm promoted by the OECD to one that is more resilient, inclusive and sustainable. C/MIN(2016)4
Are our lives getting better? How can policies improve our lives? Are we measuring the right things? The OECD Better Life Initiative and the work programme on Measuring Progress answer these questions. They allow understanding what drives well-being of people and nations and what needs to be done to achieve greater progress for all.
Declining productivity growth and rising inequality are two of the biggest obstacles to improved economic performance, according to a new OECD report.
Being healthy and having a good job are two of the most important ingredients associated with subjective well-being, according to the latest data from the OECD’s Better Life Index.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.