DBNotes Countries - Mar09

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
MARCH 2009

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 07-03-2009
(STA05)DBNotes/Mar

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    UNITED STATES    AUSTRALIA    KOREA    NEW ZEALAND    CZECH REPUBLIC    DENMARK    FINLAND    GREECE    HUNGARY    ICELAND    IRELAND    ITALY    LUXEMBOURG    NETHERLANDS    NORWAY    POLAND    PORTUGAL    SLOVAK REPUBLIC    SPAIN    SWEDEN    SWITZERLAND    UNITED KINGDOM    EURO AREA    INDONESIA    RUSSIAN FEDERATION    SOUTH AFRICA    

MEXICO

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Production
 The following series have been revised:
   Production of total industry saMEX.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total miningMEX.PRMITO01.IXOB


UNITED STATES

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionUSA.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saUSA.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
    Production of total constructionUSA.PRCNTO01.ML
    Production of total construction saUSA.PRCNTO01.MLSA
National Accounts
 The following series have been included:
   Disposable personal income (annual levels) saUSA.NANIPI01.STSA
   PERSONAL INCOME (Annual Levels) SAUSA.NANIPI02.STSA


AUSTRALIA

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Sales
 The following series have been included:
    Total retail trade (Value)AUS.SLRTTO02.ST
    Total retail trade (Value) saAUS.SLRTTO02.STSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Total retail trade (Value) / Sum over component sub-periodsAUS.SLRTTO02.CU
   Total retail trade (Value) sa / Sum over component sub-periods SAAUS.SLRTTO02.CUSA

KOREA

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Employment
 The following series now refer the latest Korean Standard Industrial Classification from January 2004:
   Civilian employment: agriculture KOR.EMESAGTT.IXOB
   Civilian employment: agriculture KOR.EMESAGTT.ST
   Civilian employment: industry including construction KOR.EMESICTT.IXOB
   Civilian employment: industry including construction KOR.EMESICTT.ST
   Civilian employment: manufacturing KOR.EMESMNTT.ST
   Civilian employment: manufacturing saKOR.EMESMNTT.STSA
   Civilian employment: services KOR.EMESSETT.IXOB
   Civilian employment: services KOR.EMESSETT.ST


NEW ZEALAND

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Sales
 The following series have been included:
    Total retail trade (Value)NZL.SLRTTO02.ST
    Total retail trade (Value) saNZL.SLRTTO02.STSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Total retail trade (Value) / Sum over component sub-periodsNZL.SLRTTO02.CU
   Total retail trade (Value) sa / Sum over component sub-periods SANZL.SLRTTO02.CUSA



CZECH REPUBLIC

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Production
 The following series has been included:
   Production of total construction SACZE.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Producer Prices
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification since January 2000:
   PPI Manufactured productsCZE.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI Total IndustryCZE.PPIATT01.IXOB
Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series has been included:
   Monetary aggregate M3H (ECB harmonised) SACZE.MABMM302.STSA




DENMARK

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionDNK.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saDNK.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Orders
 The following series have been revised:
   Orders for manufactured intermediate goods (Value)DNK.ODMNIG02.IXOB
   Orders for manufactured intermediate goods sa (Value)DNK.ODMNIG02.IXOBSA
Producer Prices
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification since January 2000. New national base year (2005=100) is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   PPI MANUFACTURINGDNK.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI Consumer goodsDNK.PPTGCG01.IXOB
   PPI Intermediate goods excluding EnergyDNK.PPTGIG02.IXOB
   PPI INVESTMENT GOODSDNK.PPTGVG01.IXOB
Wholesale prices
 New national base year (2005=100) is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   WPI ALL ITEMSDNK.WPIATT01.IXOB


FINLAND

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionFIN.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saFIN.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
 The following series has been revised since May 2008 due to a re-adjustment of the SA procedure:
   Production of manufactured wood fellings saFIN.PRMNWO03.MLSA



GREECE

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionGRC.PRCNTO01.IXOB
    Production of total construction SAGRC.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellingsGRC.ODCNPI03.IXOB
Producer Prices
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification since January 2008. New national base year (2005=100) is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   PPI Manufacturing (incl. mining)GRC.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI Total Industrial productsGRC.PPIATT01.IXOB
   PPI Consumer durable goodsGRC.PPTGCD01.IXOB
   PPI Consumer goodsGRC.PPTGCG01.IXOB
   PPI Intermediate goods excl. energyGRC.PPTGIG01.IXOB
   PPI Energy goodsGRC.PPTGIG03.IXOB
   PPI Consumer non durable goodsGRC.PPTGND01.IXOB
   PPI Investment goodsGRC.PPTGVG01.IXOB

HUNGARY

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionHUN.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saHUN.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA

ICELAND

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionISL.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saISL.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total constructionISL.PRCNTO01.ML
   Production of total industryISL.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saISL.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industryISL.PRINTO01.ML
   Production of total industry saISL.PRINTO01.MLSA
    Production in total manufacturingISL.PRMNTO01.IXOB
    Production in total manufacturing saISL.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
    Production in total manufacturingISL.PRMNTO01.ML
    Production in total manufacturing saISL.PRMNTO01.MLSA
   Production in total services sectorsISL.PRSOTO01.IXOB
   Production in total services sectors SAISL.PRSOTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total services sectorsISL.PRSOTO01.ML
   Production in total services sectors SAISL.PRSOTO01.MLSA



IRELAND

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionIRL.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction SAIRL.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Production of manufactured crude steel IRL.PRMNCS01.ML
Orders
 The following series has been included:
   Permits issued for dwellingsIRL.ODCNPI03.IXOB

ITALY

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionITA.PRCNTO01.IXOB
    Production of total construction SAITA.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA

LUXEMBOURG

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Sales
 The following series has been included:
   Total retail trade (Volume) saLUX.SLRTTO01.IXOB

NETHERLANDS

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionNLD.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total constructionNLD.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA

NORWAY

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Producer Prices
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification since January 2000:
   PPI ManufacturingNOR.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI Total Industrial productsNOR.PPIATT01.IXOB
   PPI Consumer durable goodsNOR.PPTGCD01.IXOB
   PPI Consumer goodsNOR.PPTGCG01.IXOB
   PPI Intermediate goods excl. energyNOR.PPTGIG01.IXOB
   PPI Energy goodsNOR.PPTGIG03.IXOB
   PPI Consumer non durable goodsNOR.PPTGND01.IXOB
   PPI Investment goodsNOR.PPTGVG01.IXOB


POLAND

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Production
 The following series has been included:
   Production of total construction SAPOL.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Sales
 The following series have been revised:
   Total retail trade (Value)POL.SLRTTO02.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value) saPOL.SLRTTO02.IXOBSA



PORTUGAL

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionPRT.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saPRT.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Producer Prices
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification since January 2005. New national base year (2005=100) is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   PPI MANUFACTURINGPRT.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PRODUCER PRICES TOTALPRT.PPIATT01.IXOB
   PPI CONSUMER GOODSPRT.PPTGCG01.IXOB
   PPI INTERMEDIATE GOODS, EXC. ENERGYPRT.PPTGIG02.IXOB
   PPI INTERM GOODS (ENERGY )PRT.PPTGIG03.IXOB
Consumer Price Index
 New national base year (2008=100) is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100) for the following series:
   CPI All itemsPRT.CPALTT01.IXOB
   CPI Food excl. restaurantsPRT.CPGDFD02.IXOB
   CPI EnergyPRT.CPGREN01.IXOB
   CPI All items non-food non-energyPRT.CPGRLE01.IXOB
   CPI HousingPRT.CPSEHO05.IXOB
   CPI Services less housingPRT.CPSELR02.IXOB






SLOVAK REPUBLIC

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionSVK.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saSVK.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Sales
 The following series have been included:
   Total retail trade (Volume)SVK.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value)SVK.SLRTTO02.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value) saSVK.SLRTTO02.IXOBSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Total retail trade (Volume) / Sum over component sub-periodsSVK.SLRTTO01.CU
   Total retail trade (Value) / Sum over component sub-periodsSVK.SLRTTO02.CU
Producer Prices
 The following series has been suppressed:
   PPI Producer prices: Elec, gas & waterSVK.PPOEUT01.IXOB
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification since January 2008:
   Producer prices: MiningSVK.PPIAMI01.IXOB
   Producer prices: ManufacturingSVK.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   Producer prices: IndustrySVK.PPIATT01.IXOB
Monetary aggregates and their components
 The following series have been included:
   Monetary aggregate M3SVK.MABMM301.ST
   Monetary aggregate M3 saSVK.MABMM301.STSA


SPAIN

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionESP.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saESP.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Producer Prices
 The following series refer to NACE Rev.2 Classification. New national base year (2005=100) is re-referenced to the OECD reference year (2000=100):
   PPI Manufacturing - proxy PPI All ItemsESP.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI All ItemsESP.PPIATT01.IXOB
   PPI ENERGYESP.PPIPFE01.IXOB
   PPI CONSUMER GOODSESP.PPTGCG01.IXOB
   PPI INTERMEDIATE GOODSESP.PPTGIG01.IXOB
   PPI INVESTMENT GOODSESP.PPTGVG01.IXOB

SWEDEN

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionSWE.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saSWE.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA

SWITZERLAND

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionCHE.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saCHE.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total constructionCHE.PRCNTO01.QL
   Production of total construction saCHE.PRCNTO01.QLSA


UNITED KINGDOM

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Stocks
 The following series have been included:
   Stocks of manufactured finished goods (Volume) saGBR.STMNFG01.STSA
   Stocks of manufactured finished goods (Volume) saGBR.STMNIG01.STSA
   Stocks of total manufactured goods (Volume) saGBR.STMNTO01.STSA
 The following series have been suppressed:
   Stocks of manufactured finished goods (Volume) saGBR.STMNFG01.CUSA
   Stocks of manufactured intermediate goods (Volume) sa / Sum over component sub-periods SAGBR.STMNIG01.CUSA
   Stocks of total manufactured goods (Volume) sa / Sum over component sub-periods SAGBR.STMNTO01.CUSA



EURO AREA

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Sales
 The following series has been revised:
   Passenger car registrations saEMU.SLRTCR03.IXOBSA
Producer Prices
 The following series refer to the new composition of the Euro Area (EA16) and include now Slovak Republic:
   PPI Total Manufacturing - Domestic MarketEMU.PPIAMP01.IXOB
   PPI Industry - Domestic MarketEMU.PPIATT01.IXOB
   PPI Durable Consumer Gds - Dom. MktEMU.PPTGCD01.IXOB
   PPI Intermediate Goods - Domestic MarketEMU.PPTGIG01.IXOB
   PPI Non-durable Consumer Gds - Dom. MktEMU.PPTGND01.IXOB
   PPI Investment Goods - Domestic MarketEMU.PPTGVG01.IXOB
Consumer Price Index
 The following series refer to the new composition of the Euro Area (EA16) and include now Slovak Republic:
   HICP EnergyEMU.CPHPEN01.IXOB
   HICP FoodEMU.CPHPFD01.IXOB
   HICP RentEMU.CPHPHO01.IXOB
   HICP All items non-food non-energyEMU.CPHPLA01.IXOB
   HICP ServicesEMU.CPHPSE01.IXOB
   CPI HICP All itemsEMU.CPHPTT01.IXOB

INDONESIA

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Production
 The following series has been included:
   Production in total manufacturing saIDN.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionRUS.PRCNTO01.QL
   Production of total construction saRUS.PRCNTO01.QLSA


SOUTH AFRICA

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Production
 The following series have been included:
   Production of total constructionZAF.PRCNTO01.IXOB
   Production of total construction saZAF.PRCNTO01.IXOBSA
Sales
 The following series have been included:
   Total retail trade (Volume)ZAF.SLRTTO01.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Volume) saZAF.SLRTTO01.IXOBSA
   Total retail trade (Value)ZAF.SLRTTO02.IXOB
   Total retail trade (Value) saZAF.SLRTTO02.IXOBSA