The Structural and Demographic Business Statistics database (SDBS) provides information at a very detailed sectoral level including: turnover, value-added, production, operating surplus, employment, labour costs and investment to name but a few. The breakdown by industrial sector, including services, is supplemented by a further breakdown into size classes.
Growth in OECD Unit Labour Costs picks up to 0.5% in the second quarter of 2016
G20 GDP growth stable in Q2 2016
OECD unemployment rate stable at 6.3% in July 2016
Composite leading indicators point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area
OECD annual inflation slows marginally to 0.8% in July 2016
G20 merchandise trade in Q2 2016 shows first modest growth since early 2014
OECD GDP growth slows to 0.3% in second quarter of 2016
OECD annual inflation slightly up to 0.9% in June 2016
OECD Economics Department Working Papers, N. 1313 - This paper compares the short-term forecasting performance of state-of-the-art large-scale dynamic factor models (DFMs) and the small-scale bridge models routinely used at the OECD.