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The major methodological changes which have the most impact on the level of GDP refer to investment.
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EU countries, usually release the main aggregates between February and April. For non EU OECD countries, it is usually, though not a rule, as follow: Australia at the end of the year, Canada and USA in September, Chile and Korea in June, Japan in February, Mexico and New Zealand in May, Turkey in April.
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This calendar provides advance release dates of Quarterly National Accounts data as well as update dates in our data warehouse, OECD.Stat.
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2nd edition of Understanding National Accounts just released

Understanding National Accounts cover 100‌‌‌‌‌‌

20/10/2014 - This second edition of Understanding National Accounts, that provides a comprehensive explanation of how national accounts are compiled, contains new data and new chapters, and is adapted to the new systems of national accounts, SNA 2008 and ESA 2010, that came into effect in September 2014. It approaches national accounts from a truly global perspective, with special chapters dedicated to international comparisons, globalisation and well-being as well as to the national systems used in major OECD economies, such as the United States. 

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