DBNotes Countries - Sep07

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
SEPTEMBER 2007

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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

JAPAN    LUXEMBOURG    NETHERLANDS    POLAND    SWITZERLAND    UNITED KINGDOM    SOUTH AFRICA    

JAPAN

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Unit Labour Costs
  The following series have been included:
     Benchmarked unit labour costs - Construction (F) JPN.ULQBBU04.IXOB
     Benchmarked unit labour costs - Construction (F) JPN.ULQBBU04.IXOBSA
     Benchmarked unit labour costs - Business sector (C_K) JPN.ULQBBU08.IXOB
     Benchmarked unit labour costs - Business sector (C_K) JPN.ULQBBU08.IXOBSA

LUXEMBOURG

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Employment
  The following series have been revised by source for the period January 2000 onwards, following the integration of a new national-accounts based method for estimating the independent worker component of employment:
     Civilian employment: all persons LUX.EMESCVTT.IXOB
     Civilian employment: all persons LUX.EMESCVTT.ST

NETHERLANDS

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Production
  The index of production has been adjusted according to the changes occurred to 2001 and 2006 National Accounts. As a consequence of these adjustments, the indices of production from 1995 are revised:
     Production of total industry NLD.PRINTO01.IXOB
     Production in total manufacturing NLD.PRMNTO01.IXOB
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POLAND

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Monetary aggregates and their components
  The following series has been included:
     Monetary aggregate M3 sa POL.MABMM301.STSA
  The following series has been suppressed:
     Monetary aggregate M2 sa POL.MABMM201.STSA
  The following series have been revised for the entire period (see the National Bank of Poland's website at http://www.nbp.pl/en/statystyka/zmiany/changes.pdf for more information):
     Broad money (M2) sa POL.MABMBM01.IXOBSA
     Monetary aggregate M2 POL.MABMM201.ST
     Monetary aggregate M3 POL.MABMM301.ST
     Monetary aggregate M1 POL.MANMM101.ST
     Monetary aggregate M1 sa POL.MANMM101.STSA
     Narrow Money (M1) sa POL.MANMNM01.IXOBSA

SWITZERLAND

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National Accounts
  New set of accounts with financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) allocated to industries and institutional sectors:
     Exports of goods and services CHE.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
     Government final consumption expenditure CHE.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
     Gross domestic product CHE.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
     Gross fixed capital formation CHE.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
     Imports of goods and services CHE.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
     Private final consumption expenditure CHE.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
     Exports of goods and services CHE.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
     Government final consumption expenditure CHE.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
     Gross domestic product CHE.EXPGDP.CQRSA
     Gross domestic product CHE.EXPGDP.DNBSA
     Gross domestic product CHE.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
     Gross fixed capital formation CHE.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
     Imports of goods and services CHE.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
     Private final consumption expenditure CHE.EXPPC.LNBQRSA

UNITED KINGDOM

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Interest Rates
  Starting in December 1993, the following series has been revised by source. It is calculated using the Variable Roughness Penalty (VRP) mode:
     Yield 10-year central government securities GBR.IRLTLT01.ST

SOUTH AFRICA

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Consumer Price Index
  The following series has been included (replacing previously miscoded series ZAF.CPGDFD01.IXOB):
     Consumer prices: Food ZAF.CPGDFD02.IXOB