DBNotes Countries - Nov07

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
NOVEMBER 2007

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 09-11-2007
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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

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CANADA

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Sales
 The canadian Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (MSM) data have been revised due to: (1) the introduction of new estimates based on a refreshed survey sample, (2) data confrontation between the MSM and the Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging (ASML) and (3) updates to seasonal adjustment models ( revision of trading-day weights, analysis of trends, levels and moving averages):
   Sales of total manufactured goods (Value) CAN.SLMNTO02.NCML
   Sales of total manufactured goods (Value) saCAN.SLMNTO02.NCMLSA
Orders
 The canadian Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (MSM) data have been revised due to: (1) the introduction of new estimates based on a refreshed survey sample, (2) data confrontation between the MSM and the Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging (ASML) and (3) updates to seasonal adjustment models ( revision of trading-day weights, analysis of trends, levels and moving averages):
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value) CAN.ODMNTO02.NCML
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value) saCAN.ODMNTO02.NCMLSA
Work in progress
 The canadian Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (MSM) data have been revised due to: (1) the introduction of new estimates based on a refreshed survey sample, (2) data confrontation between the MSM and the Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging (ASML) and (3) updates to seasonal adjustment models ( revision of trading-day weights, analysis of trends, levels and moving averages):
   Work in progress for total manufactured goods (Value) saCAN.WIMNTO02.STSA
Stocks
 The canadian Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (MSM) data have been revised due to: (1) the introduction of new estimates based on a refreshed survey sample, (2) data confrontation between the MSM and the Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging (ASML) and (3) updates to seasonal adjustment models ( revision of trading-day weights, analysis of trends, levels and moving averages):
   Stocks of manufactured finished goods (Value) saCAN.STMNFG02.STSA
   Ratio of inventories to shipments CAN.STMNIS01.ST
   Stocks of raw materials (Value) saCAN.STMNRM02.STSA
   Stocks of total manufactured goods (Value) CAN.STMNTO02.ST
   Stocks of total manufactured goods (Value) saCAN.STMNTO02.STSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   CREDIT TO PRIVATE SECTORCAN.CRBLPV01.ST


UNITED STATES

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Commercial banks' credit (total loans and investments)USA.CRBLTT03.ST
   Commercial banks' credit (loans excluding interbank)USA.CRLOTB01.ST
   Commercial banks' credit (loans excluding interbank) saUSA.CRLOTB01.STSA
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Commercial banks' credit (total loans and investments) saUSA.CRBLTT03.STSA


AUSTRALIA

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Sales
 The following series have been revised by source:
   Total retail trade (Volume) saAUS.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Volume) AUS.SLRTTO01.NCIXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume) saAUS.SLRTTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Volume) AUS.SLRTTO01.NCQL
   Total retail trade (Volume) saAUS.SLRTTO01.NCQLSA
   Total retail trade (Value) saAUS.SLRTTO02.NCCUSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Credit to private sectorAUS.CRBLPV01.ST

JAPAN

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Loans and discounts of domestically licensed banks (banking and trust accounts)JPN.CRLODL01.ST
   Loans and discounts of domestically licensed banks (banking and trust accounts) saJPN.CRLODL01.STSA

KOREA

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   LOANS DISCOUNTS FOR DEP MNY BKKOR.CRLOTB01.ST
   LOANS DISCOUNTS DEP MNY BK SAKOR.CRLOTB01.STSA

NEW ZEALAND

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Private sector credit (PSC)NZL.CRBLPV01.ST


AUSTRIA

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Production
 Data have been revised by Statistics Austria as part of the annual revision for production indices every end of October:
   Production of total constructionAUT.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saAUT.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total constructionAUT.PRCNTO01.NCML
   Production of total energy AUT.PRENTO01.IXOB
   Production of total energy saAUT.PRENTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industry AUT.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saAUT.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total miningAUT.PRMITO01.IXOB
   Production in total mining saAUT.PRMITO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured consumer goodsAUT.PRMNCG01.IXOB
    Production of total manufactured consumer goods saAUT.PRMNCG01.IXOBSA
   Production of manufactured durable consumer goods AUT.PRMNCG02.IXOB
   Production of manufactured durable consumer goods saAUT.PRMNCG02.IXOBSA
   Production of manufactured non-durable consumer goods AUT.PRMNCG03.IXOB
   Production of manufactured non-durable consumer goods saAUT.PRMNCG03.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods AUT.PRMNIG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods saAUT.PRMNIG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturing AUT.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saAUT.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured investment goods AUT.PRMNVG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured investment goods saAUT.PRMNVG01.IXOBSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   DOMESTIC CREDITAUT.CRBLTT01.ST

DENMARK

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Credit to economy: domestic lendingDNK.CRBLTT01.ST

FRANCE

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Total domestic debt ('EIT'): public sectorFRA.CRDTGV01.ST
   Total domestic debt ('EIT'): totalFRA.CRDTTT01.ST


GERMANY

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Unemployment
 The following series have been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey:
   Standardised unemployment rate: females saDEU.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: males saDEU.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saDEU.UNRTSDTT.STSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Bank Credit to EconomyDEU.CRBLTT01.ST
   DEU Bank Credit to ManufacturingDEU.CRCEMN01.ST


GREECE

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   CREDITS TO PRIVATE SECTOR/TOTALGRC.CRBLPV01.ST
   BANK CREDIT: HOUSINGGRC.CRCECN01.ST
   BANK CREDIT: TRADEGRC.CRCETR01.ST
 The following series has been suppressed:
   BANK CREDIT: MANUFACTURINGGRC.CRCEMN01.ST


ICELAND

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Sales
 Data for the following series have been corrected by Statistics Iceland from January 2006 onwards:
   Sales of manufactured construction materials (Volume) saISL.SLMNCM01.IXOBSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Credit to total economyISL.CRBLTT01.ST


IRELAND

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Unemployment
 The following series have been slightly revised particularly in 2007 following incorporation of the results of the latest Labour Force Survey:
   Standardised unemployment rate: females saIRL.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: males saIRL.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saIRL.UNRTSDTT.STSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Domestic credit to private sector (non-Government) by all credit institutionsIRL.CRBLPV01.ST
   Residential mortgage creditIRL.CRCTMC01.ST

NETHERLANDS

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Unemployment
 The following series have been slightly revised particularly in 2007 following incorporation of the results of the latest Labour Force Survey:
   Standardised unemployment rate: females saNLD.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: males saNLD.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saNLD.UNRTSDTT.STSA

NORWAY

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Credit extended by private banksNOR.CRBLTT01.ST

POLAND

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Credit to central governmentPOL.CRBLGV01.ST
   Credit to other residentsPOL.CRBLPE01.ST

PORTUGAL

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Production
 The following series has been revised to incorporate non-responses to questionnaires:
   Production of dwellings PRT.PRCNDW01.QL

SPAIN

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   CREDIT TO PRIV.SECT.:COMM BANKSESP.CRBLPV03.ST

SWITZERLAND

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Domestic credit to private sector (all banks)CHE.CRBLPV01.ST

TURKEY

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Credit by Deposit Money BanksTUR.CRBLTT03.ST

UNITED KINGDOM

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Domestic credit and debt
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Public sector net cash requirementGBR.CRDTPB01.NCCU
   Loans to economyGBR.CRLOSC01.ST
   Loans to public sectorGBR.CRLOSC02.ST
   Loans to public sector saGBR.CRLOSC02.STSA
   Loans to private sectorGBR.CRLOSC03.ST
   Loans to private sector saGBR.CRLOSC03.STSA



EURO AREA

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Employment
 The following series has been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   Civilian employment: all personsEMU.EMESCVTT.IXOB
Unemployment
 The following series have been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   Unemployment level: survey-based (all persons) saEMU.UNLVSUTT.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: females saEMU.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: males saEMU.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saEMU.UNRTSDTT.STSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   MFI Credit to the non-MFI sector saEMU.CRBLTT01.STSA

OECD-TOTAL

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Unemployment
 The following series have been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   OTO Standardised unemployment rate: females saOTO.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   OTO Standardised unemployment rate: males saOTO.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   OTO Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saOTO.UNRTSDTT.STSA

MAJOR SEVEN

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Unemployment
 The following series have been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   G7M Standardised unemployment rate: females saG7M.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   G7M Standardised unemployment rate: males saG7M.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   G7M Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saG7M.UNRTSDTT.STSA

OECD-EUROPE

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Unemployment
 The following series have been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   OEU Standardised unemployment rate: females saOEU.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   OEU Standardised unemployment rate: males saOEU.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   OEU Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saOEU.UNRTSDTT.STSA


EUROPEAN UNION

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Employment
 The following series has been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   EUU Civilian employment: all personsEUU.EMESCVTT.IXOB
Unemployment
 The following series have been significantly revised from 2005 following incorporation of the results of the new continuous EU Labour Force Survey for Germany and revision of data for other countries (notably Ireland and the Netherlands):
   E15 Standardised unemployment rate: females saE15.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   E15 Standardised unemployment rate: males saE15.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   E15 Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saE15.UNRTSDTT.STSA
   EUU Standardised unemployment rate: females saEUU.UNRTSDFE.STSA
   EUU Standardised unemployment rate: males saEUU.UNRTSDMA.STSA
   EUU Standardised unemployment rate: all persons saEUU.UNRTSDTT.STSA

BRAZIL

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Share prices
 The source for the following series is now on the internet at Yahoo Finance (Brazil):
   Share price indexBRA.SPASTT01.IXOB

INDIA

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Share prices
 The source for the following series is now on the internet at Yahoo Finance (India):
   Share price indexIND.SPASTT01.IXOB


SOUTH AFRICA

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Sales
 Data have been revised by source due to a new sample drawn in 2007 (for more information see http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/statsdownload.asp?PPN=P6242.1&SCH=4001):
   Total retail trade (Volume)ZAF.SLRTTO01.NCML
   Total retail trade (Volume) saZAF.SLRTTO01.NCMLSA
   Total retail trade (Value)ZAF.SLRTTO02.NCML
   Total retail trade (Value) saZAF.SLRTTO02.NCMLSA
Domestic credit and debt
 The following series has been suppressed:
   DOMESTIC CREDITZAF.CRBLTT01.ST