Main Economic Indicators

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The Main Economic Indicators database includes a wide range of areas from 1961, such as quarterly national accounts, business surveys, retail sales, industrial production, construction, consumer prices, total employment, unemployment rates, interest rates, money and domestic finance, foreign finance, foreign trade, and balance of payments for OECD countries and non-member economies.

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Keywords:  MEI, earnings, main economic indicators, labour, prices, sales, production, balance of payments, consumer opinion, trade, leading indicators, employment, labour cost, finance, BOP

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1950 onwards

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A subset of the the Main Economic Indicators (MEI) database, the Composite Leading Indicator (CLI) are designed to provide early signals of turning points (peaks and troughs) between expansions and slowdowns of economic activity. CLIs are calculated for 33 OECD countries (Iceland is not included), 6 non-member economies and 8 zone aggregates. A country CLI comprises a set of component series selected from a wide range of key short-term economic indicators. The OECD has published CLIs since 1981.

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Keywords:  MEI, economic indicator, economic output, CLI, economic activity, statistics, Composite Leading Indicator
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