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While is still too early to assess whether it is a temporary or a more durable turning point, OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for April 2009 point to a reduced pace of deterioration in most of the OECD economies with stronger signals of a possible trough in Canada, France, Italy and the United Kingdom.
Updated continuously. Includes GDP, national disposable income, saving and net lending/net borrowing as well as real disposable income for the OECD member countries and the Euro area from 1970 to latest data available, in national currency and per head. Source: OECD Annual National Accounts Database .
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OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for March 2009 continue to point to a strong slowdown in the OECD.
Merchandise trade volumes of the Group of Seven (G7) took an unprecedented drop in the last quarter of 2008 compared with the previous quarter.
Discussions about the current crisis often present events in a sequence, such as that the US sub-prime crisis in August 2007 triggered a major inter-bank credit crisis, which transformed itself into a general credit crisis, the latter having an impact on the real economy and overall business and consumer confidence. However, some commentators have made reference to other explanations, more linked to the evolution of economic
OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for February 2009 continue to point to a deep slowdown for all the major seven economies.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area was 7.3% in February 2009, 0.3 percentage point higher than the previous month and 1.7 percentage points higher than a year earlier.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area was 6.9% in January 2009, 0.1 percentage point higher than the previous month and 1.3 percentage points higher than a year earlier.