DBNotes Countries - May06

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
MAY 2006

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 12-05-2006
(STA05)DBNotes/May

Change of codes for labour market series

As indicated in the April 2006 release of the MEI, a number of labour market series have changed codes in this month's release. The Excel spreadsheet NewCodes_MEIMay06.xls contains the final new codes and titles for the affected series (144 in total).
 


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.


FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Countries List

AUSTRALIA    CZECH REPUBLIC    EURO AREA    FINLAND    FRANCE    GREECE    ICELAND    INDIA    INDONESIA    ITALY    LUXEMBOURG    POLAND    PORTUGAL    RUSSIAN FEDERATION    SOUTH AFRICA    SWEDEN    UNITED STATES    ZONES    




UNITED STATES

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Sales
 The following series have been revised based on the results of the 2004 Annual Retail Trade Survey and results from the 2002 Census of Retail Trade
   Total retail trade (Volume) saUSA.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Volume) saUSA.SLRTTO01.NCMLSA
   Total retail trade (Value) USA.SLRTTO02.NCML
   Total retail trade (Value) saUSA.SLRTTO02.NCMLSA
Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series is now calculated based on M2 (M3 is not published any longer by Federal Reserve Banks).
   Broad money (M3) saUSA.MABMBM01.IXOBSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been revised by source:
   Commercial banks' credit (total loans and investments)USA.CRBLTT03.ST
   Commercial banks' credit (total loans and investments) saUSA.CRBLTT03.STSA
   Commercial banks' credit (loans excluding interbank)USA.CRLOTB01.ST
   Commercial banks' credit (loans excluding interbank) saUSA.CRLOTB01.STSA


AUSTRALIA

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Producer Prices
 The following series has been suppressed:
   WPI PETROLEUM AND COAL PRODUCTSAUS.PPOGPC01.IXOB


CZECH REPUBLIC

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Production
 The following series have been revised by source to incorporate new methodology:
   Production of total energyCZE.PRENTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industryCZE.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saCZE.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total miningCZE.PRMITO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturingCZE.PRMNTO01.IXOB



FINLAND

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Sales
 The following series has been included:
   Total retail trade (Volume)FIN.SLRTTO01.IXOB
 Data for the following series are now extracted from EUROSTAT new cronos database:
   Total retail trade (Volume) saFIN.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA



FRANCE

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Production
 The following series have been revised by source from 1990 using national account data, in order to take into account changes in productivity:
   Production of total construction FRA.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saFRA.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industryFRA.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saFRA.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods FRA.PRMNIG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods saFRA.PRMNIG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturing FRA.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saFRA.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured investment goods FRA.PRMNVG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured investment goods saFRA.PRMNVG01.IXOBSA
Sales
 The following series have been revised by source from 2001 as a result of an improvement in the index compilation:
   Total retail trade (Volume) FRA.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume) saFRA.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Value) FRA.SLRTTO02.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value) saFRA.SLRTTO02.IXOBSA


GREECE

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Sales
 Data for the following series is now provided by the National Statistical Service of Greece:
   Total retail trade (Volume) saGRC.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA



ICELAND

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Interest Rates
 The following series has been suspended by source:
   Yield 30-day treasury billsISL.IR3TTS01.ST
National Accounts
 The following seasonally adjusted series, at constant chained prices have been included:
   Exports of goods and services ISL.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure ISL.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product ISL.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation ISL.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services ISL.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA


ITALY

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National Accounts
 New set of quarterly national accounts with chained volume estimates, refererence year 2000, and with financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) allocated to industries and institutional sectors:
   Exports of goods and services ITA.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure ITA.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product ITA.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation ITA.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services ITA.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure ITA.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services ITA.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure ITA.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product ITA.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product ITA.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product ITA.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation ITA.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services ITA.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure ITA.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories ITA.EXPST.LNBQRSA


LUXEMBOURG

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National Accounts
 New set of accounts with financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) allocated to industries and institutional sectors and change of reference year to 2000.
   Exports of goods and services LUX.EXPEXP.LNBQR
   Government final consumption expenditure LUX.EXPGC.LNBQR
   Gross domestic product LUX.EXPGDP.CQR
   Gross domestic product LUX.EXPGDP.DNB
   Gross domestic product LUX.EXPGDP.LNBQR
   Gross fixed capital formation LUX.EXPGF.LNBQR
   Imports of goods and services LUX.EXPIMP.LNBQR
   Private final consumption expenditure LUX.EXPPC.LNBQR
   Residual item (gdp by exp) LUX.EXPSD.LNBQR
   Changes in inventories LUX.EXPST.LNBQR




POLAND

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Business tendency surveys (services)
 The following seasonally adjusted series replace the non seasonally adjusted series:
   Services - Business situation: present saPOL.BVBUCT02.STSA
   Services - Confidence indicator saPOL.BVCICP02.STSA
   Services - Demand evolution: future tendency sPOL.BVDEFT02.STSA
   Services - Demand evolution: tendency saPOL.BVDETE02.STSA
   Services - Employment: future tendency saPOL.BVEMFT02.STSA
   Services - Employment: tendency saPOL.BVEMTE02.STSA
Interest Rates
 The following series has been included:
   Yield 10-year benchmark federal bondsPOL.IRLTLT01.ST
Balance of Payments
 The following series have been suppressed:
   BOP Exceptional financingPOL.BPEFTT01.CXCU
   BOP Credits from IMFPOL.BPUFTT01.CXCU


PORTUGAL

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Production
 New seasonal adjustment coefficients were determined for the following series:
   Production of total energy saPRT.PRENTO01.IXOBSA



SWEDEN

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Monetary aggregate M2SWE.MABMM201.ST
   Monetary aggregate M2 saSWE.MABMM201.STSA
   Monetary aggregate M1SWE.MANMM101.ST
   Monetary aggregate M1 saSWE.MANMM101.STSA
   Narrow money (M1) saSWE.MANMNM01.IXOBSA
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Monetary aggregate M3+SWE.MABMM303.ST


EURO AREA

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Sales
 The following series have been revised due to a change in the data compilation for France:
   Total retail trade (Volume) EMU.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume) saEMU.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Value)EMU.SLRTTO02.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value) saEMU.SLRTTO02.IXOBSA



INDIA

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Consumer Price Index
 New national base year (2001=100) for the following series:
   Consumer prices: All itemsIND.CPALTT01.IXOB
National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 The following series have been provided by the source with 1999-2000 constant prices:
   GDP at factor cost, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA01.NCCU
   GDP at factor cost, constant prices saIND.SNAVVA01.NCCUSA
   GDP Agriculture, forestry and fishing, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA02.NCCU
   GDP Industry (mining, manufacturing, electricity, gas and water), constant pricesIND.SNAVVA03.NCCU
   GDP Construction, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA04.NCCU
   GDP Services, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA05.NCCU
   GDP Mining and quarrying, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA06.NCCU
   GDP Manufacturing, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA07.NCCU
   GDP Electricity, gas and water, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA08.NCCU
   GDP Trade, hotels, transport and communication, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA09.NCCU
   GDP Financing, insurance, real estate and business services, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA10.NCCU
   GDP Community, social and personal services, constant pricesIND.SNAVVA11.NCCU


INDONESIA

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Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been revised by source from April 2004:
   Monetary aggregate (M2)IDN.MABMM201.ST
   Monetary aggregate (M1)IDN.MANMM101.ST












RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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Sales
 The following series have been revised by source from 2005:
   Total retail trade (Volume)RUS.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value)RUS.SLRTTO02.NCCU
National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 The following series has been included:
   GDP at market prices, constant pricesRUS.SNAVVA01.IXOBSA
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNAVVA01.NCCU):
   GDP at market prices, constant pricesRUS.SNAVVA01.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVCF01.NCCU):
   Gross capital formation, constant pricesRUS.SNGVCF01.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVCF02.NCCU):
   Gross fixed capital formation, constant pricesRUS.SNGVCF02.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVCT01.NCCU):
   Final consumption expenditure, constant pricesRUS.SNGVCT01.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVCT03.NCCU):
   Households' consumption expenditure, constant pricesRUS.SNGVCT03.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVCT05.NCCU):
   Government consumption expenditure, constant pricesRUS.SNGVCT05.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVEX01.NCCU):
   Exports of goods and services, constant pricesRUS.SNGVEX01.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVIM01.NCCU):
   Imports of goods and services, constant pricesRUS.SNGVIM01.IXOB
 The following series has been included (replacing RUS.SNGVCT04.NCCU):
   Non-profit institutions serving households' consumption expenditure, constant pricesRUS.SNGVCT04.IXOB


SOUTH AFRICA

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Interest Rates
 The following series has been revised by source from June 2005:
   Yield 10+-year government bondsZAF.IRLTCT01.ST


ZONES

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Balance of Payments
 The following series have been included:
   OTO BOP Direct investment abroadOTO.BPFADI02.CXCU
   OTO BOP Direct investment in reporting economyOTO.BPFADI03.CXCU