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Entrepreneurship at a Glance presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship and its determinants. It contains new indicators at the regional level, and a thematic chapter on innovation activities by firms of different size.
Latest statistics for foreign direct investment (FDI) flows and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Analysis, trends and forecasts from the OECD using FDI statistics collected.
Data set on R&D expenditure by industry which addresses the problems of international comparability and breaks in the time series of the official business enterprise R&D data.
The FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index) measures statutory restrictions on foreign direct investment in 58 countries, including all OECD and G20 countries, and covers 22 sectors.
The STAN Bilateral Trade Database by Industry and End-use category (BTDIxE) provides values of exports and imports of goods for OECD countries and non member economies. Data are presented by partner country, by industry and by end-use category from 1990 onwards.
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Global FDI flows increased by only 4.5% in 2013 and international mergers and acquisitions, an important component of FDI, were down sharply in the first quarter of 2014 according to preliminary estimates in the April 2014 issue of FDI in Figures.
The STAN database provides analysts and researchers with a comprehensive tool for analysing industrial performance at a relatively detailed level of activity across countries.
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Despite a strong performance in Q3, global FDI flows are set to fall 6% in 2013, according to the latest issue of FDI in Figures. Headwinds discouraging more international investment include persistent Eurozone sluggishness, slowing growth in China, and volatility in emerging markets.
Passenger cars series refer to car registrations. The data are shown in indices and as seasonally adjusted. The series are updated continuously.
Access full time series of dwelling permits issued (seasonally adjusted) as short-term indicators of construction activity for available OECD countries. The series are updated continuously.