The workshop will discuss the first results of the OECD Secretariat’s work on integrating FDI statistics into the analysis of Global Value Chains (OECD-WTO Trade in Value Added Initiative) to better account for foreign ownership.
The STAN Bilateral Trade Database by Industry and End-use category (BTDIxE) provides values of exports and imports of goods for OECD countries and a large number of non member economies. Data are presented in USD, by partner country, industry and end-use category from 1990 onwards.
OECD Unit Labour Costs up 0.5% in the first quarter of 2015
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Evidence from the OECD Wealth Distribution Database for 18 OECD countries highlights large differences in wealth holdings across OECD countries. Moreover, wealth inequality is much larger than income inequality due to financial assets that are very unequally distributed and mainly accrue to top income and top wealth households.
G20 GDP growth slows slightly to 0.7% in first quarter of 2015
OECD unemployment rate stable at 6.9% in April 2015
Composite leading indicators point to growth convergence in most major economies
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 annual inflation slows to 0.4% in April 2015
International trade slows sharply in first quarter of 2015