G20 GDP growth slows slightly to 0.7% in first quarter of 2015
Statistics Working Paper N. 61, 2015/3 - This article gives methodological guidance on how best to compare the share of profits in value-added across countries using national accounts. The four countries covered are France, Germany, Italy and the United States.
OECD GDP growth slows to 0.3% in the first quarter of 2015
The special Conference on “W(h)ither the SNA?” is jointly organised by the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) and the OECD.
Private consumption driving overall OECD GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2014
G20 GDP growth steady at 0.9% in the fourth quarter of 2014
OECD GDP growth slows marginally to 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2014
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In 2009, the United Nations Statistical Commission endorsed a revised set of international standards for the compilation of national accounts: the System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008, replacing the 1993 version of the SNA. By December 2014, most OECD countries had implemented the new standards. The actual implementation however varied depending on country circumstances.
OECD countries are implementing the system of national accounts 2008 (SNA08). The major methodological changes which have the most impact on the level of GDP refer to investment.