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OECD Unit Labour Costs edge up to 0.2% in the third quarter of 2014

Annual ULC growth remains low in most OECD countries
Year-on-year percentage change

18/12/2014 - Unit labour costs (ULCs) in the OECD area rose by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2014, compared with 0.1% in the previous quarter.  This OECD total however masks diverging patterns across economies. In the United States, ULCs fell for the second straight quarter (by 0.1% following a 0.6% fall in the previous quarter), on the back of continued robust labour productivity growth (0.6%).

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