DBNotes Countries - Jan07

MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS DATABASE NOTES
JANUARY 2007

AVAILABLE ON DISK FROM 13-01-2007
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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

MEXICO    UNITED STATES    AUSTRALIA    NEW ZEALAND    DENMARK    HUNGARY    NORWAY    POLAND    SLOVAK REPUBLIC    UNITED KINGDOM    BRAZIL    CHINA    INDONESIA    RUSSIAN FEDERATION    SOUTH AFRICA    

MEXICO

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Share prices
 The following series has been revised from 1990. Monthly data are now arithmetic averages of daily rates for the month; quarterly and annual data remain averages of monthly figures:
   Share prices: MSE IPC share price indexMEX.SPASTT01.IXOB

UNITED STATES

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Production
 The following series have been revised by source due to the incorporation of the data from the 2004 and 2005 Annual Surveys of Manufactures and from selected editions of the 2004 and 2005 Current Industrial Reports
   Rate of capacity utilisation in industry saUSA.PRINCU01.STSA
   Production of total industryUSA.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saUSA.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured consumer goodsUSA.PRMNCG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured consumer goods saUSA.PRMNCG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goodsUSA.PRMNDG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saUSA.PRMNDG01.IXOBSA
   Production of durable machinery and equipmentUSA.PRMNDG03.IXOB
   Production of durable machinery and equipment saUSA.PRMNDG03.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goodsUSA.PRMNIG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured intermediate goods saUSA.PRMNIG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goodsUSA.PRMNNG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saUSA.PRMNNG01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturingUSA.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saUSA.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA


AUSTRALIA

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Production
 The series have been benchmarked due to the incorporation of annual supply tables into the Australian national accounts system:
   Production of total manufactured durable goods AUS.PRMNDG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured durable goods AUS.PRMNDG01.NCQL
   Production of total manufactured durable goods saAUS.PRMNDG01.NCQLSA
   Production of durable metal products AUS.PRMNDG02.NCQL
   Production of other durable goodsAUS.PRMNDG05.NCQL
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods AUS.PRMNNG01.IXOB
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saAUS.PRMNNG01.IXOBSA
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods AUS.PRMNNG01.NCQL
   Production of total manufactured non-durable goods saAUS.PRMNNG01.NCQLSA
Interest Rates
 The following series has been revised from 1976 so that monthly data are now arithmetic averages of daily rates for the month; quarterly and annual data remain averages of monthly figures:
   Yield 10-year Commonwealth government bondsAUS.IRLTLT01.ST

NEW ZEALAND

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Production
 The following series have been benchmarked:
   Production of total constructionNZL.PRCNTO01.NCIXOB
   Production of total construction saNZL.PRCNTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production of total constructionNZL.PRCNTO01.NCQL
   Production of total construction saNZL.PRCNTO01.NCQLSA
   Production of total industryNZL.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saNZL.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of total industry NZL.PRINTO01.NCQL
   Production of total industry saNZL.PRINTO01.NCQLSA
   Production in total manufacturing NZL.PRMNTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saNZL.PRMNTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturingNZL.PRMNTO01.NCQL
   Production in total manufacturing saNZL.PRMNTO01.NCQLSA
   Production of manufactured wood pulp NZL.PRMNWO02.QL
   Production in total services sectors NZL.PRSOTO01.NCIXOB
   Production in total services sectors saNZL.PRSOTO01.NCIXOBSA
   Production in total services sectorsNZL.PRSOTO01.NCQL
   Production in total services sectors saNZL.PRSOTO01.NCQLSA

DENMARK

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Stocks
 The following series have been revised due to a new basis for enumeration, industrial accounts statistics stocks primo 2005:
   Stocks of total manufactured goods (Value) DNK.STMNTO02.NCCU

HUNGARY

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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 HUN.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure HUN.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product HUN.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product HUN.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation HUN.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services HUN.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure HUN.EXPPC.LNBQRSA
   Residual item (gdp by exp) HUN.EXPSD.LNBQRSA
   Changes in inventories HUN.EXPST.LNBQRSA


NORWAY

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Production
 The following series have been revised by source:
   Production of total industry NOR.PRINTO01.IXOB
   Production of total industry saNOR.PRINTO01.IXOBSA
   Production in total manufacturing NOR.PRMNTO01.IXOB
   Production in total manufacturing saNOR.PRMNTO01.IXOBSA
   Production of manufactured wood pulp NOR.PRMNWO02.IXOB
   Production of manufactured wood pulp saNOR.PRMNWO02.IXOBSA
National Accounts
 New set of accounts with financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) allocated to industries and institutional sectors and change of reference year for chained volume estimates to 2004:
   Exports of goods and services NOR.CMPEXP.VIXOBSA
   Government final consumption expenditure NOR.CMPGC.VIXOBSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.CMPGDP.VIXOBSA
   Gross fixed capital formation NOR.CMPGF.VIXOBSA
   Imports of goods and services NOR.CMPIMP.VIXOBSA
   Private final consumption expenditure NOR.CMPPC.VIXOBSA
   Exports of goods and services NOR.EXPEXP.LNBQRSA
   Government final consumption expenditure NOR.EXPGC.LNBQRSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.CQRSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.DNBSA
   Gross domestic product NOR.EXPGDP.LNBQRSA
   Gross fixed capital formation NOR.EXPGF.LNBQRSA
   Imports of goods and services NOR.EXPIMP.LNBQRSA
   Private final consumption expenditure NOR.EXPPC.LNBQRSA

POLAND

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Interest Rates
 The following series has been suppressed:
   Yield 3-month treasury billsPOL.IR3TTS01.ST

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

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Interest Rates
 The following series has been revised. Data are now end of period values:
   Overnight BRIBID rateSVK.IRSTCI01.ST

UNITED KINGDOM

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Labour compensation
 The following series has been revised by source for the entire period following the revision of the number of manufacturing jobs from 2003 onwards:
   Unit labour cost: manufacturing saGBR.LCULMN01.IXOBSA




BRAZIL

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National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 The following series has been included:
   GDP Taxes on products, constant pricesBRA.SNAVTS01.IXOB
 New code for the following series (formerly BRA.SNGCCT03.ST)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, current pricesBRA.SNGCCT02.ST
 New code for the following series (formerly BRA.SNGVCT03.IXOB)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, constant pricesBRA.SNGVCT02.IXOB
 New code for the following series (formerly BRA.SNGVCT03.IXOBSA)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, constant prices, saBRA.SNGVCT02.IXOBSA


CHINA

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Sales
 New code for the following series (formerly CHN.SLRTTO02.NCCUSA)
   Total retail trade (Value) saCHN.SLRTTO02.NCMLSA
 New code for the following series (formerly CHN.SLRTO02.NCCU)
   Total retail trade (Value)CHN.SLRTTO02.NCML


INDONESIA

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National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 New code for the following series (formerly IDN.SNGCCT03.ST)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, current pricesIDN.SNGCCT02.ST
 New code for the following series (formerly IDN.SNGVCT03.ST)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, constant pricesIDN.SNGVCT02.ST



RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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Sales
 New code for the following series (formerly RUS.SLRTTO02.NCCU)
   Total retail trade (Value)RUS.SLRTTO02.NCML
 New code for the following series (formerly RUS.SLRTO02.NCCUSA)
   Total retail trade (Value) saRUS.SLRTTO02.NCMLSA
National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 The following series has been included:
   GDP Taxes less subsidies on products, constant pricesRUS.SNAVTS01.IXNB





SOUTH AFRICA

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Balance of Payments
 The following series have been included:
   BOP Balance on income USDZAF.BPBLIN01.CXCU
   BOP Balance on services USDZAF.BPBLSE01.CXCU
   BOP Balance on goods USDZAF.BPBLTD01.CXCU
   BOP Balance on transfers USDZAF.BPBLTF01.CXCU
   BOP Current account balance USDZAF.BPBLTT01.CXCU
   BOP Cap. and fin. balance incl. reserves USDZAF.BPCFTT01.CXCU
   BOP Net errors and omissions USDZAF.BPEOTT01.CXCU
   BOP Reserve assets USDZAF.BPFARA01.CXCU
National Accounts (for non-member countries)
 New code for the following series (formerly ZAF.SNGCCT03.ST)
   GDP Private final consumption, current pricesZAF.SNGCCT02.ST
 New code for the following series (formerly ZAF.SNGCCT03.STSA)
   GDP Private final consumption, current prices, saZAF.SNGCCT02.STSA
 New code for the following series (formerly ZAF.SNGVCT03.ST)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, constant pricesZAF.SNGVCT02.ST
 New code for the following series (formerly ZAF.SNGVCT03.ST)
   GDP Private final consumption expenditure, constant prices, saZAF.SNGVCT02.STSA