Conventional international trade statistics offer a picture of trade flows between countries, broken down by types of goods and services. While this is an important input for trade analyses, these data do not offer insights into the actors, or the types of firms, that are actually engaged in cross-border trade. The OECD Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) data do provide such information.
Trade by Enterprise Characteristics (TEC) contains international annual trade in goods data broken down by different categories of enterprises.
OECD employment rate back to pre-crisis levels in fourth quarter of 2015
The joint OECD - PARIS21 workshop will be held from 17 to 18 December 2015 at the OECD headquarters in Paris. It will examine specific aspects concerning the building of trust between stakeholders such as data confidentiality and privacy, and will also look at risk management in using such types of data.
OECD unemployment rate stable at 6.5% in February 2016
Composite leading indicators continue to point to signs of easing growth in the OECD area
OECD Factbook 2015-2016 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical publication from the OECD. Close to 100 indicators cover a wide range of areas: economy, education, energy, transportation, environment, development, health, industry, information and communications, population, employment and labour, trade and investment, taxation, public expenditure and R&D. This year, the OECD Factbook includes new indicators on a number of regional indicators including GDP by metropolitan area.
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Private consumption growth slows in fourth quarter of 2015
OECD annual inflation slows to 1.0% in February 2016
This new edition gives an overview of all main statistical activities planned for 2015 by the Statistics Directorate and all other Directorates active in the field of statistics.