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The unemployment rate for the OECD area was 8.3% in May 2009, 0.3 percentage point higher than the previous month and 2.4 percentage points higher than a year earlier.
OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for May 2009 point to tangible signs of improvement in the outlook of most OECD economies.
What’s driving the unprecedented collapse in global trade flows? This column shows that the magnitude of the global decline reflects greater synchronisation of trade flow declines across countries. Globalisation has brought the world in sync.
The unemployment rate for the OECD area was 7.8% in April 2009, 0.1 percentage point higher than the previous month and 2.2 percentage points higher than a year earlier.
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 .
PARIS, FRANCE, MAY 7, 2009 -- The International Institute for Information Design (IIID) and the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) have teamed up to organise the first global gathering of information presentation experts.
The OECD Factbook eXplorer combines maps and graphs with stories, allowing users to examine time developments and interrelations between indicators. Select indicator for colours in map, for scatterplot, see stories with animated graphs; generate your own stories
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.