DBNotes Countries - Jun08

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
JUNE 2008

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 06/06/2008
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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

MEXICO    JAPAN    DENMARK    FRANCE    GERMANY    GREECE    IRELAND    NORWAY    POLAND    SLOVAK REPUBLIC    SWITZERLAND    UNITED KINGDOM    OECD-TOTAL    OECD-EUROPE    

MEXICO

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Production
 New national base year (2003=100) for the following series are re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   Production of total constructionMEX.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saMEX.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total energyMEX.PRENTO01.IXOB
   Production of total energy saMEX.PRENTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industry saMEX.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industry including constructionMEX.PRINTO02.IXOB
   Production of total industry including construction saMEX.PRINTO02.IXOBSA
   Production in total miningMEX.PRMITO01.IXOB
   Production in total mining saMEX.PRMITO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturingMEX.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saMEX.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA




JAPAN

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Production
 New national base year (2005=100) for the following series are re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   Production of total energyJPN.PRENTO01.IXOB
   Production of total energy saJPN.PRENTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industryJPN.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saJPN.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured investment goodsJPN.PRMNVG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured investment goods saJPN.PRMNVG01.IXOBSA
Sales
 New national base year (2005=100) for the following series are re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   Sales of manufactured investment goods (Volume)JPN.SLMNVG01.IXOB
   Sales of manufactured investment goods (Volume) saJPN.SLMNVG01.IXOBSA
Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellings saJPN.ODCNPI03.IXOBSA
Stocks
 New national base year (2005=100) for the following series are re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   Stocks of manufactured investment goods (Volume)JPN.STMNVG01.IXOB
   Stocks of manufactured investment goods (Volume) saJPN.STMNVG01.IXOBSA



DENMARK

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Orders
 The following series have been revised by source from 2003 onwards:
   Permits issued for dwellings DNK.ODCNPI03.ML
   Permits issued for dwellings saDNK.ODCNPI03.MLSA
Work started
 The following series have been revised by source from 2003 onwards:
   Work started for buildingsDNK.WSCNBD01.ML
   Work started for buildings saDNK.WSCNBD01.MLSA
   Work started for dwellings saDNK.WSCNDW01.IXOBSA
   Work started for dwellings saDNK.WSCNDW01.MLSA
Work in progress
 The following series have been revised by source from 2003 onwards:
   Work in progress for construction of buildings DNK.WICNBD01.ST
   Work in progress for construction of dwellings DNK.WICNDW01.ST

FRANCE

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Production
 The data have been revised from January 1990 to date due to the update of the Productivity coefficients used for the calculation of such index:
   Production of total construction FRA.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saFRA.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA

GERMANY

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Orders
 The following series have been revised by source from 2003 onwards:
   Permits issued for dwellings DEU.ODCNPI03.ML
   Permits issued for dwellings saDEU.ODCNPI03.MLSA

GREECE

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Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellings SAGRC.ODCNPI03.IXOBSA

IRELAND

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Labour compensation
 From the 4th quarter 2005, the following series are compiled according to the new Earnings, Hours and Employment Costs Survey (EHECS); before that date, they refer to the previous Quarterly Industrial Inquiry (QII). More details at: http://www.cso.ie/releasespublications/documents/earnings/current/earnlabcosts.pdf
   Hourly earnings: manufacturingIRL.LCEAMN01.IXOB
   Hourly earnings: manufacturing saIRL.LCEAMN01.IXOBSA
   Weekly earnings: manufacturingIRL.LCEAMN02.IXOB


NORWAY

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Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellings SANOR.ODCNPI03.IXOBSA
 New national base year (2005=100) for the following series are re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   Orders for manufactured goods from domestic market (Value)NOR.ODMNDM02.IXOB
   Orders for exported manufactured goods (Value)NOR.ODMNEX02.IXOB
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value)NOR.ODMNTO02.IXOB
   Orders for total manufactured goods (Value) saNOR.ODMNTO02.IXOBSA

POLAND

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Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellings saPOL.ODCNPI03.IXOBSA


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
 Due to change in calculation, these interest rates are no more available.
   Rate new 3-month loans by commercial banksSVK.IR3OBL01.ST
   Rate 1+ -year new bank loansSVK.IRLOBL01.ST

SWITZERLAND

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Consumer Price Index
 The following series has been included. Data are available on a monthly basis from December 2004:
    All itemsCHE.CPHPTT01.IXNB

UNITED KINGDOM

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Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellings saGBR.ODCNPI03.IXOBSA

OECD-TOTAL

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Balance of Payments
 The following series have been included:
   OTO BOP Balance on services saOTO.BPBLSE01.CXCUSA
   OTO BOP Balance on goods saOTO.BPBLTD01.CXCUSA
   OTO BOP Current balance USD saOTO.BPBLTT01.CXCUSA

OECD-EUROPE

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Balance of Payments
 The following series have been included:
   OEU BOP Current balance USD saOEU.BPBLTT01.CXCUSA
   OEU BOP Services, creditOEU.BPCRSE01.CXCUSA
   OEU BOP Services, debitOEU.BPDBSE01.CXCUSA