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This seminar, which is organised jointly by the OECD and Statistics Korea, will address the issue of making statistics more easily understandable and appealing using the latest data visualization techniques.
A major step forward towards putting the measurement of well-being at the heart of policy-making was taken at a four-day international conference which ended in New Delhi today.
The STAN Bilateral Trade Database by Industry and End-use category (BTDIxE) provides values of exports and imports of goods for OECD countries and non member economies. Data are presented by partner country, by industry and by end-use category from 1990 onwards.
The OECD area employment rate was 65.0% in the second quarter of 2012. This figure is 0.1 percentage point higher than in the previous quarter and 0.2 percentage point higher than one year ago.
Real GDP growth in the OECD area slowed to 0.2% in the second quarter of 2012, compared with 0.4% in the first quarter.
The OECD unemployment rate was at 7.9% in August 2012, broadly the same rate observed since January 2011.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, show that the loss of momentum is likely to persist in the coming quarters in most major OECD and non-OECD economies.
The aim of this site is to promote continued development and facilitate best practice through sharing of information on business tendency and consumer surveys and statistics between international organisations and national institutes.
The focus of this Group’s work is on data exchange and data sharing within the OECD network, i.e. between OECD and its Member countries.
Annual inflation in the OECD area rose by 2.0% in the year to August 2012, up from 1.9% in the year to July 2012. This slight increase in the annual rate of inflation – first increase since August 2011 - masked opposing movements in energy and food prices.