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OECD unemployment rate stable at 7.9% in October 2013. Unchanged from the two previous months. Across the OECD area, 47.8 million persons were unemployed in October 2013, 13.1 million more than in July 2008.
Composite leading indicators point to an improving economic outlook in most major economies
Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) contains international annual trade in goods data broken down by different categories of enterprises.
OECD annual inflation slows to 1.5% in September 2013. This slowdown in the annual rate of inflation was mainly driven by lower food and energy prices.
The productivity compendium provides data and methodological notes and describes the measurement challenges and the data choices that were made, as well as the remaining measurement problems.
Merchandise trade imports and exports in G7 and BRICS economies grew by 1.4% during the third quarter of 2013, offsetting the contractions seen in the previous quarter.
The objective of the joint EC- OECD workshop is to foster harmonization of business and consumer opinion surveys.
Provisional estimates show that quarterly real gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area increased by 0.5% in the third quarter of 2013, the same rate as in the previous quarter.
The OECD unemployment rate was stable at 7.9% in September 2013. Across the OECD area, 47.9 million persons were unemployed, 0.1 million less than in August 2013, but still 13.2 million more than in July 2008.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, signal improvements in growth in most major OECD countries and also possibly in China.