Provisional estimates show that quarterly gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area grew by 0.4% in the first quarter of 2012, up from 0.2% in the previous quarter.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, point to regained momentum in the OECD area but with divergence between economies.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) continue to point to a positive change in momentum in the OECD as a whole but with some divergence between major economies.
Companies are increasingly producing goods and services through supply chains spanning different countries.
Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs) continue pointing to a positive change in momentum in the OECD as a whole..
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) point to a positive change in momentum for the OECD as a whole, driven primarily by the United States and Japan, but similar signs are beginning to emerge in a number of other developed economies.