DBNotes Countries - Jun05

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
JUNE 2005

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 10-06-2005
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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    CHINA    FRANCE    GERMANY    GREECE    INDIA    INDONESIA    RUSSIAN FEDERATION    SOUTH AFRICA    SPAIN    

FRANCE

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National Accounts
 New national base year (2000=100) for the following series:
   Exports of goods and services FRA.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure FRA.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product FRA.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation FRA.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services FRA.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure FRA.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services FRA.EXPEXP.VNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure FRA.EXPGC.VNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product FRA.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product FRA.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product FRA.EXPGDP.VNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation FRA.EXPGF.VNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services FRA.EXPIMP.VNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure FRA.EXPPC.VNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories and net acquisition of FRA.EXPSTNV.VNBQRSA


GERMANY

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National Accounts
 New set of chained constant prices with reference year 2000 has been included.
   Exports of goods and services DEU.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure DEU.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product DEU.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation DEU.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services DEU.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure DEU.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories and net acquisition of DEU.EXPSTNV.LNBQRSA
 New national base year (2000=100) for the following series:
   Exports of goods and services DEU.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure DEU.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product DEU.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation DEU.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services DEU.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure DEU.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product DEU.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product DEU.EXPGDP.DNBSA




GREECE

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Employment
 From 1998, the following series have been revised by source, according to the estimated population based on the 2001 census:
   Employees: manufacturingGRC.EMDPIN03.IXOB
   Employment : Part-timeGRC.EMOTPT01.ST
 From 2001, the following series have been revised by source, according to the estimated population based on the 2001 census:
   Civilian employment (LFS)GRC.EMESTT02.IXOB
   Civilian EmploymentGRC.EMESTT02.ST
Unemployment
 From 2001, the following series have been revised by source, according to the estimated population based on the 2001 census:
   UNEMPLOYMENT TOTALGRC.UNLVSU01.ST
   Unemp % tot. labour force (LFS)GRC.UNRTSU01.ST
Foreign Trade
 The following series have been revised from January 1993 due to the change of source. From now on, the source is the Eurostat (formerly National Statistical Service of Greece):
   ITS Exports f.o.b. total saGRC.XTEXVA01.CXMLSA
   ITS Exports f.o.b. totalGRC.XTEXVA01.NCML
   ITS Exports f.o.b. total saGRC.XTEXVA01.NCMLSA
   ITS Imports c.i.f. total saGRC.XTIMVA01.CXMLSA
   ITS Imports c.i.f. totalGRC.XTIMVA01.NCML
   ITS Imports c.i.f. total saGRC.XTIMVA01.NCMLSA
   ITS Net trade (f.o.b. - c.i.f.) saGRC.XTNTVA01.CXMLSA
   ITS Net trade (f.o.b. - c.i.f.)GRC.XTNTVA01.NCML
   ITS Net trade (f.o.b. - c.i.f.) saGRC.XTNTVA01.NCMLSA


SPAIN

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National Accounts
 New set of chained constant prices with reference year 2000 has been included.
   Exports of goods and services ESP.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure ESP.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product ESP.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation ESP.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services ESP.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure ESP.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories ESP.EXPST.LNBQRSA
 New national base year (2000=100) for the following series:
   Exports of goods and services ESP.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure ESP.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product ESP.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation ESP.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services ESP.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure ESP.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product ESP.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product ESP.EXPGDP.DNBSA

BRAZIL

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Currency Conversions
 The following series has been included:
   USD/BRL exchange rate end periodBRA.CCUSSP01.ST

CHINA

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Currency Conversions
 The following series has been included:
   USD/AUD exchange rate end periodCHN.CCUSSP01.ST

INDIA

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Currency Conversions
 The following series has been included:
   USD/INR exchange rate spotIND.CCUSSP01.ST


INDONESIA

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Currency Conversions
 The following series has been included:
   USD exchange rate (end of period)IDN.CCUSSP01.ST
External Finance
 The following series has been included (replacing IDN.XFORSD02.ST):
   SDR Reserve assetsIDN.XFORSD01.ST



RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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Domestic Demand
 The following series have been revised following supply of new data by the source agency:
   Retail sales: volumeRUS.DDRSVO01.IXOB
   Retail sales: volume saRUS.DDRSVO01.IXOBSA
Consumer Price Index
 The following series has been revised following supply of new data by the source agency:
   Consumer prices: all itemsRUS.CPALTT01.IXOB
Currency Conversions
 The following series has been included:
   USD/AUD exchange rate end periodRUS.CCUSSP01.ST


SOUTH AFRICA

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Currency Conversions
 The following series has been included:
   USD/AUD exchange rate end periodZAF.CCUSSP01.ST
External Finance
 The following series has been included:
   SDR Reserve assetsZAF.XFORSD01.ST