DBNotes Countries - Dec05

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
DECEMBER 2005

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 09-12-2005
(STA05)DBNotes/Dec

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

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CANADA

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series has been included:
   Monetary aggregate M3 saCAN.MABMM301.STSA

MEXICO

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Interest Rates
 The following series have been included:
   91-day TIIEMEX.IR3TIB01.ST
   Yield 10-year benchmark federal bonds (proxy - 1-year government bonds)MEX.IRLTLT01.ST





UNITED STATES

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Production
 New national base year 2002=100 for the following series:
   Production of total industryUSA.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saUSA.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured consumer goodsUSA.PRMNCG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured consumer goods saUSA.PRMNCG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsUSA.PRMNDG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saUSA.PRMNDG01.IXOBSA
   Production of durable machinery and equipmentUSA.PRMNDG03.IXOB
   Production of durable machinery and equipment saUSA.PRMNDG03.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goodsUSA.PRMNIG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods saUSA.PRMNIG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsUSA.PRMNNG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saUSA.PRMNNG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturingUSA.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saUSA.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
 The following series has been revised by source to incorporate data from the Census Bureau's 2004 Survey of Plant Capacity, along with new data on capacity from the US Geological Survey, the US Department of Energy and other organisations:
   Rate of capacity utilisation in industry saUSA.PRINCU01.STSA
National Accounts
 The following series have been included:
   Residual item (gdp by exp) USA.EXPSD.LNBARSA
   ONAL CONS. EXP. LESS FOOD LESS ENERGYUSA.NAGICE02.IXOBSA
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Statistical discrepancyUSA.EXPSD1.LNBARSA
 The following series with measue NCMLSA have been included replacing corresponding series with measure NCALSA:
   Disposable personal income saUSA.NANIPI01.NCMLSA
   PERSONAL INCOME SAUSA.NANIPI02.NCMLSA


AUSTRALIA

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Production
 The following series have been significantly revised by source using updated annual benchmarks from annual supply and use tables. For this annual cycle, the complete time series have been revised :
   Production of total construction AUS.PRCNTO01.NCIXOB
   Production of total industry AUS.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saAUS.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goods AUS.PRMNDG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods AUS.PRMNNG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saAUS.PRMNNG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturing AUS.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saAUS.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total services sectors AUS.PRSOTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total services sectors saAUS.PRSOTO01.NCIXOBSA
Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   Overnight interbank rateAUS.IRSTCI01.ST

JAPAN

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Producer Prices
 The following series has been revised by source from 2004
   Corporate service prices: allJPN.PPCSTT01.IXOB

AUSTRIA

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Consumer Price Index
 The following series has been included:
   CPI Services (national def.) less housingAUT.CPSELR02.IXOB

BELGIUM

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National Accounts
 Financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) are now allocated to industries and institutional sectors.
   Exports of goods and services BEL.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure BEL.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product BEL.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation BEL.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services BEL.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure BEL.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services BEL.EXPEXP.VNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure BEL.EXPGC.VNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product BEL.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product BEL.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product BEL.EXPGDP.VNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation BEL.EXPGF.VNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services BEL.EXPIMP.VNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure BEL.EXPPC.VNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories BEL.EXPST.VNBQRSA


CZECH REPUBLIC

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Monetary aggregate M3H (ECB harmonised)CZE.MABMM302.ST
   Monetary aggregate M1H (ECB harmonised)CZE.MANMM105.ST
Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   1-day PRIBORCZE.IRSTCI01.ST


DENMARK

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Work started
 New codes for the following series (respectively in replacement of DNK.WSCNBD01.QL.1 and DNK.WSCNBD01.QLSA.1). Data are now monthly averages:
   Work started for buildingsDNK.WSCNBD01.ML
   Work started for buildings saDNK.WSCNBD01.MLSA
Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   Tomorrow/next uncollateralised interbank rateDNK.IRSTCI01.ST



FRANCE

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Sales
 The following seasonally adjusted series have been revised by the source to better take into account the changes in the registrations' regulation from 2000:
   Total car registrations saFRA.SLRTCR01.MLSA
   Passenger car registrations saFRA.SLRTCR03.IXOBSA
National Accounts
 The following series has been included:
   Changes in inventories FRA.EXPST.VNBQRSA
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Changes in inventories and net acquisition of valuablesFRA.EXPSTNV.VNBQRSA


GREECE

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Producer Prices
 Historical data are now available from 1994 for the following series:
   PPI Manufacturing (incl. mining)GRC.PPIAMP01.IXOB
Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   Yield 12-month treasury billsGRC.IRLTST01.ST

HUNGARY

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Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   Yield 10-year government bondsHUN.IRLTLT01.ST

ICELAND

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Interest Rates
 The following series have been included:
   Yield 10-year indexed treasury bondsISL.IRLTLT01.ST
   Overnight REIBORISL.IRSTCI01.ST


ITALY

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National Accounts
 The following series has been included:
   Changes in inventories ITA.EXPST.VNBQRSA
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Changes in inventories and net acquisition of valuablesITA.EXPSTNV.VNBQRSA

LUXEMBOURG

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National Accounts
 The following series has been suppressed:
   GDP 1995 prices (annual)LUX.NAGVTT01.NCAL

NETHERLANDS

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Unemployment
 The following series have been included:
   Unemployment level: survey-basedNLD.UNLVSU01.ST
   Unemployment level: survey-based saNLD.UNLVSU01.STSA
   Unemployment: % civilian labour force (LFS)NLD.UNRTSU01.ST
   Unemployment: % civilian labour force (LFS) cvsNLD.UNRTSU01.STSA


NORWAY

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Labour compensation
 The following series has been included replacing NOR.LCEAMN03.IXNB:
   Monthly earnings: manufacturingNOR.LCEAMN03.IXOB
Foreign Trade
 The following series have been included:
   ITS Exports excl. ships & oil platformsNOR.XTEXVA03.NCML
   ITS Exports excl. ships & oil platforms saNOR.XTEXVA03.NCMLSA
   ITS Imports excl. ships & oil platformsNOR.XTIMVA03.NCML
   ITS Imports excl. ships & oil platforms saNOR.XTIMVA03.NCMLSA

POLAND

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National Accounts
 The following series have been revised for the entire period:
   Exports of goods and services POL.EXPEXP.LNBQR
   Government final consumption expenditure POL.EXPGC.LNBQR
   Gross domestic product POL.EXPGDP.CQR
   Gross domestic product POL.EXPGDP.DNB
   Gross domestic product POL.EXPGDP.LNBQR
   Gross fixed capital formation POL.EXPGF.LNBQR
   Imports of goods and services POL.EXPIMP.LNBQR
   Private final consumption expenditure POL.EXPPC.LNBQR

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

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Interest Rates
 The following series have been included:
   3-month BRIBID rateSVK.IR3TIB01.ST
   Overnight BRIBID rateSVK.IRSTCI01.ST

SWEDEN

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Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   Overnight interbank rateSWE.IRSTCI01.ST

SWITZERLAND

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series has been included:
   Monetary base saCHE.MANMM103.STSA

TURKEY

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series has been included:
   SAVINGS DEPOSITS, REAL PERSONSTUR.MASDTT03.ST

UNITED KINGDOM

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Interest Rates
 The following series have been included:
   Discount rate 3-month treasury bills (sterling)GBR.IR3TTS01.ST
   Yield 20-year central government bonds (gilts)GBR.IRLTVT01.ST


BRAZIL

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Labour compensation
 The following series have been revised by source from 2002.
   Real monthly earnings: all activitiesBRA.LCEATT04.IXOB
   Real monthly earnings: all activities saBRA.LCEATT04.IXOBSA
Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Total liquidity M4BRA.MABMM402.STSA
   Monetary aggregate (M1)BRA.MANMM101.STSA


CHINA

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Monetary aggregate M2 saCHN.MABMM201.STSA
   Monetary aggregate (M1)CHN.MANMM101.STSA
National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 The following series have been revised by source for the entire period. Data are cumulative from the begining of each year.
   Gross domestic product, current pricesCHN.SNACVA01.NCCU
   GDP at factor cost, current prices saCHN.SNACVA01.NCCUSA
   GDP Agriculture, forestry and fishing, current pricesCHN.SNACVA02.NCCU
   GDP Industry (including construction), current pricesCHN.SNACVA03.NCCU
   GDP Services, current pricesCHN.SNACVA05.NCCU

INDIA

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Monetary aggregate (M3) saIND.MABMM301.STSA
   Monetary aggregate (M1)IND.MANMM101.STSA

INDONESIA

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Monetary aggregate M2 saIDN.MABMM201.STSA
   Monetary aggregate (M1)IDN.MANMM101.STSA



SOUTH AFRICA

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Sales
 The following series have been revised by source for the entire period:
   Sales of total manufactured goods (Value)ZAF.SLMNTO02.NCML
   Sales of total manufactured goods (Value) saZAF.SLMNTO02.NCMLSA
   Car sales (Value)ZAF.SLRTVE01.NCML
   Car sales (Value) saZAF.SLRTVE01.NCMLSA
Share prices
 The following series has been included:
   FTSE/JSE all shares indexZAF.SPASTT01.IXOB
Foreign Trade
 The following series have been included:
   ITS Exports f.o.b. total saZAF.XTEXVA01.NCMLSA
   ITS Imports c.i.f. total saZAF.XTIMVA01.NCMLSA
   ITS Net trade (f.o.b. - c.i.f.) saZAF.XTNTVA01.NCMLSA

ZONES

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Foreign Trade
 New measure code CXMLSA replacing CXQLSA for the following series:
   NOC ITS Exports of Goods and services saNOC.XTWEGS01.CXMLSA
   NOC ITS Imports of Goods and services saNOC.XTWIGS01.CXMLSA
   OTO ITS Exports of Goods to RoWOTO.XTWEGD01.CXMLSA
   OTO ITS Exports of Goods and services saOTO.XTWEGS01.CXMLSA
   OTO ITS Imports of Goods from RoWOTO.XTWIGD01.CXMLSA
   OTO ITS Imports of Goods and services saOTO.XTWIGS01.CXMLSA
   WLD ITS Exports of Goods and services saWLD.XTWEGS01.CXMLSA
   WLD ITS Imports of Goods and services saWLD.XTWIGS01.CXMLSA
   WLD ITS Trade in Goods and services saWLD.XTWTGS01.CXMLSA