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The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 7.6% in January 2014.
OECD annual inflation increases slightly to 1.7% in January 2014
Merchandise trade continues to pick-up across most major economies in fourth quarter of 2013
OECD GDP growth rate stable at 0.6% in fourth quarter of 2013
OECD unemployment rate falls to 7.6% in December 2013
Harmonised unemployment rates: numbers of unemployed persons as a percentage of the civilian labour force. Civilian labour force being the sum of unemployed persons and civilian employed persons.
Data is available in index and in percentage change on the same period of the previous year. Producer prices are PPI for manufacturing. However, some countries do not produce a PPI and a wholesale price index is used as a proxy. In addition, some countries do not have an index which covers only manufacturing. The series are updated continuously.
Data is available in index and in percentage change on the same period of the previous year. Consumer Prices Indices (CPI) are a general measure of inflation. CPI "all items non-food non-energy" is a measure of core inflation as used by the OECD although other approaches may be used by other organisations. The series are updated continuously.
Job vacancies, total, new vacancies (flow), unfilled vacancies (stock), job Vacancies, public sector - Source: OECD Main Economic Indicators (updated continuously)
World export (import) of goods and services volumes are constructed as weighted averages of the growth rates of the volume of exports (imports) of individual countries, with the country weights based on shares of global goods and services export (import) values in 2000, expressed in US dollars. The measure of world trade is calculated as an arithmetic average of the volume of world imports and exports. The series are updated