DBNotes Countries - Jan05

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
JANUARY 2005

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 07-01-2005
(STA05)DBNotes/Jan

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

GREECE    JAPAN    NORWAY    UNITED KINGDOM    

JAPAN

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National Accounts
 New national base year (2000=100) for the following series:
   Gross domestic product JPN.EXPGDP.DNBSA
 New set of chained constant prices with reference year 2000 has been included:
   Exports of goods and services JPN.EXPEXP.LNBARSA
   Government final consumption expenditure JPN.EXPGC.LNBARSA
   Gross domestic product JPN.EXPGDP.LNBARSA
   Gross fixed capital formation JPN.EXPGF.LNBARSA
   Imports of goods and services JPN.EXPIMP.LNBARSA
   Private final consumption expenditure JPN.EXPPC.LNBARSA
   Change in stocks JPN.EXPST.LNBARSA

GREECE

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Production
 New national base year (2000=100) for the following series from 2000:
   Industrial production ISIC C-EGRC.PRPEIN01.IXOB
   Industrial production ISIC C-E saGRC.PRPEIN01.IXOBSA
   IIP MANUFACTURINGGRC.PRPEMN01.IXOB
   IIP MANUFACTURING SAGRC.PRPEMN01.IXOBSA
   IIP DURABLE CONSUMPTION GOODSGRC.PRTGCG02.IXOB
   IIP DURABLE CONSUMPT. GOODS SAGRC.PRTGCG02.IXOBSA
   IIP NON DURABLE CONSUMP. GOODSGRC.PRTGCG03.IXOB
   IIP NON DUR. CONSUMP. GOODS SAGRC.PRTGCG03.IXOBSA
   IIP INVESTMENT GOODSGRC.PRTGVG01.IXOB
   IIP INVESTMENT GOODS SAGRC.PRTGVG01.IXOBSA

NORWAY

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National Accounts
 New national base year (2002=100) for the following series:
   Exports of goods and services NOR.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure NOR.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation NOR.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services NOR.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure NOR.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Residual item (gdp by exp) NOR.EXPSD.LNBQRSA
   Change in stocks NOR.EXPST.LNBQRSA

UNITED KINGDOM

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Employment
 The following series have been revised from 2002 onwards following their benchmarking onto the first results of the Annual Business Inquiry (ABI):
   Employees: manufacturing GBGBR.EMDPIN03.ST
   Employees: services GBGBR.EMDPSE01.ST