DBNotes Countries - Oct04

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
OCTOBER 2004

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SEASONAL ADJUSTMENTS


New seasonal adjustments by OECD are generally carried out once a year, when the December figure is available. Revisions to individual series due to new seasonal adjustments by national source or by OECD are not signalled in this note.

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Countries List

  • BRAZIL    
  • CANADA    
  • CZECH REPUBLIC    
  • FINLAND    
  • GERMANY    
  • INDONESIA    
  • IRELAND    
  • NETHERLANDS    
  • NEW ZEALAND    
  • SPAIN    


    CANADA

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    Production
     The following series have been revised by source since 1999. The data for 2001 are index, calculated with a 1997 chain Fisher index, and not Laspeyres, as that was the case beforehand. Since 2002, the data have been based on Laspeyres 2001 index.
       GDP AGRICULTURE(CONSTANT PR)CAN.PRPEAG01.NCIXOB
       GDP AGRICULTURE(CONSTANT PR) SACAN.PRPEAG01.NCIXOBSA
       GDP CONSTRUCTIONCAN.PRPECN01.NCIXOB
       GDP CONSTRUCTION SACAN.PRPECN01.NCIXOBSA
       Real GDP: industry ISIC C-E sa - proxyCAN.PRPEIN01.IXOBSA
       Real GDP: industry ISIC C-E - proxyCAN.PRPEIN01.NCIXOB
       Real GDP: industry ISIC C-E sa - proxyCAN.PRPEIN01.NCIXOBSA
       GDP MFG VOLUME (INDEX)CAN.PRPEMN01.NCIXOB
       GDP MFG VOLUME (INDEX) SACAN.PRPEMN01.NCIXOBSA
       GDP SERVICES VOLUME (INDEX)CAN.PRPESE01.NCIXOB
       GDP SERVICES VOLUME (INDEX) SACAN.PRPESE01.NCIXOBSA
       GDP TOTAL VOLUME (INDEX)CAN.PRPETT01.NCIXOB
       GDP TOTAL VOLUME (INDEX) SACAN.PRPETT01.NCIXOBSA
       GDP DUR. GOODS VOLUME MFGCAN.PRTGDU01.NCIXOB
       GDP DUR. GOODS VOLUME MFG SACAN.PRTGDU01.NCIXOBSA
       GDP NON-DUR GDS VOL MFGCAN.PRTGND01.NCIXOB
       GDP NON-DUR GDS VOL MFG SACAN.PRTGND01.NCIXOBSA
    Domestic Demand
     The following series have been revised by source since 1991. The new methodology is SCIAN 2002.
       RETAIL SALES TOTAL VALUECAN.DDRSVA01.NCML
       RETAIL SALES TOTAL VALUE SACAN.DDRSVA01.NCMLSA
       Retail sales motor dealers: valueCAN.DDRSVA05.NCML
       Retail sales motor dealers: value saCAN.DDRSVA05.NCMLSA
     The following series have been revised by source since 1997. The new methodology is SCIAN 2002.
       RETAIL SALES TOTAL VOLUME SACAN.DDRSVO01.IXOBSA
       RETAIL SALES TOTAL VOLUMECAN.DDRSVO01.NCML
       RETAIL SALES TOTAL VOLUME SACAN.DDRSVO01.NCMLSA

    NEW ZEALAND

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    Unemployment
     The following series have been included:
       UNEMPLOYMENT REGISTEREDNZL.UNLVRG01.ST
       UNEMPLOYMENT REGISTERED SANZL.UNLVRG01.STSA



    CZECH REPUBLIC

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    National Accounts
     New chained constant prices of 1995 series have been included replacing the constant prices of 1995:
       Exports of goods and services CZE.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
       Government final consumption expenditure CZE.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
       Gross domestic product CZE.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
       Gross fixed capital formation CZE.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
       Imports of goods and services CZE.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
       Private final consumption expenditure CZE.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
       Change in stocks CZE.EXPST.LNBQRSA
     The following series have been included:
       Exports of goods and services CZE.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
       Government final consumption expenditure CZE.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
       Gross fixed capital formation CZE.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
       Imports of goods and services CZE.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
       Private final consumption expenditure CZE.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
     The following series have been revised by source:
       Gross domestic product CZE.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
       Gross domestic product CZE.EXPGDP.CQRSA
       Gross domestic product CZE.EXPGDP.DNBSA

    FINLAND

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    Production
     These following series have been revised since 2002, because of the final annual index for 2002 in connection with the June 2004 index on 30 July when the 2003 heading weights by establishment have been introduced.
       IIP CONSUMER GOODSFIN.PRTGCG01.IXOB
       IIP CONSUMER GOODS SAFIN.PRTGCG01.IXOBSA

    GERMANY

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    External Finance
     The following series has been included:
       Reserve assetsDEU.XFORNC01.ST



    IRELAND

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    Employment
     The following series has been revised by source following the completion of a review of the register of companies. This review more accurately reflected the timing of some company start-ups and closures, particularly in 2002 and 2003:
       Employees: manufacturingIRL.EMDPIN03.ST
    Other labour market indicators
     The following series has been revised by source following the completion of a review of the register of companies. This review more accurately reflected the timing of some company start-ups and closures, particularly in 2002 and 2003:
       WEEKLY HOURS OF WORK MFGIRL.OLHWMN02.ST
    Labour compensation
     The following series has been revised by source following the completion of a review of the register of companies. This review more accurately reflected the timing of some company start-ups and closures, particularly in 2002 and 2003:
       Hourly earnings manufacturingIRL.LCEAMN01.IXOB

    NETHERLANDS

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    Interest Rates
     New series code for the following series (previously NLD.IRLTGV09.ST):
       Yield latest 10-year central government bondsNLD.IRLTGV01.ST

    SPAIN

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    Interest Rates
     The following series has been included:
       Yield 10-year government bondsESP.IRLTGV02.ST




    BRAZIL

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    Producer Prices
     New national base year (august 1994=100) for the total index.
       PPI Agricultural productsBRA.PPAGTT01.IXOB
    Wholesale prices
     New national base year (august 1994=100) for the total index.
       Wholesale Price Index: TotalBRA.WPIATT01.IXOB
    Consumer Price Index
     New national base year (august 1994=100) for the total index.
       Consumer price index: totalBRA.CPALTT01.IXOB
    Other prices
     New national base year (august 1994=100) for the total index.
       Cost of construction price indexBRA.OPCNTT01.IXOB



    INDONESIA

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    National Accounts (for Non-members)
     The following series have been included:
       Residual statistical discrepancy (cur. prices)IDN.SNGCSD01.NCCU
       Residual statistical discrepancy (Cst. pcs)IDN.SNGVSD01.NCCU
     The following series have been revised by source for the entire period:
       Gross capital formation (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCCF01.NCCU
       Gross fixed capital form. (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCCF02.NCCU
       Changes in inventories (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCCF03.NCCU
       Final consumption (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCCT01.NCCU
       Households (current prices)IDN.SNGCCT03.NCCU
       Total govern. consumption (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCCT05.NCCU
       Exports of gds and serv. (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCEX01.NCCU
       Imports of gds and serv. (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCIM01.NCCU
       Gross domestic product (Curr. Prices)IDN.SNGCTT01.NCCU
       Gross domestic product (Curr. Prices) saIDN.SNGCTT01.NCCUSA
     New constant prices (2002) for the following series:
       Gross capital formation (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVCF01.NCCU
       Gross fixed capital form. (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVCF02.NCCU
       Changes in inventories (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVCF03.NCCU
       Final consumption (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVCT01.NCCU
       Household consumption (Cst prices)IDN.SNGVCT03.NCCU
       Total govern. consumption (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVCT05.NCCU
       Exports of gds and serv. (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVEX01.NCCU
       Imports of gds and serv. (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVIM01.NCCU
       Gross domestic product (Cst. Prices)IDN.SNGVTT01.NCCU
       Gross domestic product (Cst. Prices) saIDN.SNGVTT01.NCCUSA