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Covers China's major sectors in depth and focuses on 15 sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, housing & construction, education, health, financial services and tourism. Data have been collected from China's National Bureau of Statistics and the People's Bank of China as well as from a number of regulatory and industry sources such as China Electricity Council, Banking Insurance Regulatory Commission, China Railway, China Iron and Steel Association and China Internet Network Information Center.
Contains the World Bank's Global Financial Development Database constructed as part of a financial system benchmarking exercise that was first published in the 2013 Global Financial Development Report. Data cover over 100 financial system characteristics for over 200 economies. These characteristics include measures of (i) size of financial institutions and markets (depth), (ii) degree to which individuals can and do use financial services (access), (iii) efficiency of financial intermediaries and markets in intermediating resources and facilitating financial transactions, and (iv) stability of markets and financial institutions. Annual values begin as early as 1960 and extend through 2016. Selected series end in 2017.
Provides detailed US trade data by country and commodity. Five and 6-digit NAICS commodity detail is available monthly beginning in 2002.
Contains macro and demographic data for Mexico and Brazil. These data cover states, regions and cities for national accounts, construction, production, prices, employment, earnings, trade and demographics data as reported by different country specific sources.
Contains county level employment statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW). Employment is reported monthly while wages and the number of establishments are available quarterly. Values begin in 1990 for 12 NAICS industries, the private sector and principal government categories.
Offers statistics from the US Geological Survey on non-energy minerals for the US and other countries as well global aggregates. It is built from 5 major publications that provide annual data back to 1901 and monthly figures beginning as early as 1948. Statistics on production, distribution, stocks and consumption of significant mineral commodities are available for approximately 90 commodities for over 175 countries, with additional detail for the US.
Includes top analysts' forecasts of US and international interest rates, currency values and the factors that influence them. Each panelist's forecast is published along with the consensus (average) for each variable. There are also averages of the 10 highest and 10 lowest forecasts; a median forecast to eliminate the effects of extreme forecasts on the consensus; the number of forecasts raised, lowered, or left unchanged since the prior month; and a diffusion index that indicates shifts in sentiment that sometimes occur prior to changes in the consensus.
The Economist Intelligence Unit's Access China data set provides comprehensive history and forecasts on the economy, industries and business environment for China's 31 provinces and 292 largest cities. History begins as early as 1952 and forecasts extend out to 2030 for many series. Covers output, income, wholesale and retail trade, foreign trade and investment, bank loans and deposits, household ownership of products, budget revenue and expenditure, construction, industrial production, energy, employment, wages, education and population.
Focuses on the Middle East and eventually North Africa with regional macroeconomic, financial and demographic series for Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Some indicators have also been added for Jordan and Qatar. It provides main indicators at the subnational and city level.
Contains monthly data for over 120 countries and aggregates for major nonferrous metals - aluminum, copper, gold, lead, nickel, silver, tin and zinc - together with selected minor metals from the World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS). Detailed data on production, consumption, inventories and trade are included. Production data include mined and refined production where applicable, inventories include exchange holdings as well as private sector holdings and trade includes import and export detail by stage of processing and detailed product type. Values begin as early as 1995.
Contains regional, departmental and city-level data for a number of macroeconomic and financial indicators as well as population statistics. For some concepts, data are available for domestic and overseas departments as well as old and new metropolitan regions. Data come from sources such as the Banque de France, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), the Ministry of Labor and Ministry of Transportation.
Provides a broad range of regional and prefectural data for Japan from a variety of sources. In addition to many macroeconomic indicators such as the regional CPI and prefectural accounts, it also contains a number of surveys on price expectations, consumer confidence and expectations for the future economic situation. All Bank of Japan Tankan surveys are included.
Offers demographic data from Eurostat and the European Commission's Ageing Report. Population is reported by age and gender as well as by educational attainment by gender and age group. Population by gender is also available by NUTS2 region. Migration statistics are reported by age group and gender. Immigration and emigration by country of citizenship are also reported. Statistics on asylum applications and other demographic data include fertility rates, live births and deaths, infant mortality rates and life expectancy.
Contains annual forecasts for 41 countries through 2018 covering topics such as the domestic economy, trade & balance of payments, external financing, debt & assets, monetary policy, fiscal accounts & public debt and banking & financial markets. The IIF is a global association of financial institutions created by 38 banks in 1983 in response to the international debt crisis of the early 1980s. Today, it has nearly 500 members in 70 countries. It provides analysis on emerging markets and other issues in global finance. Members of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) can access IIF forecast tables as a DLX database.
Covers regional macroeconomic indicators from sources such as the People's Bank of China, the National Bureau of Statistics, and the National Development and Reform Commission and offers data for all of the principal categories for which we collect statistics. Financial statistics include detail on local government revenue and expenditures, loans and bonds and other financing of the real economy and financial statistics for private and state-owned enterprises. National accounts data include GDP by expenditure, by industry and by income, as well as gross output and value-added by industry. Employment indicators include employed in private enterprises, self-employed, unemployed, and the unemployment rate. Average wages and earnings are reported by type of enterprise and by sector. CPI and PPI price detail is provided as well as energy prices. Property price indexes for both new and existing buildings are also available. Retail sales, motor vehicle registrations and demographic data have also been added.
Data for Switzerland's 26 cantons and wider geographical areas come from the Federal Statistical Office, Swiss National Bank, Federal Customs Administration and the statistical offices of Basel-Stadt, Geneva and Zurich. Data series include government finance statistics, consumer price indexes, national accounts (GDP, GDP per capita, Value Added), unemployment rates, job vacancies, number of jobseekers, real estate price indexes, international trade, permanent resident population, tourist arrivals and overnight stays.
The Markit Halifax House Price Indexes are based on Halifax mortgage transaction data and is the longest running monthly UK HPI with figures extending back to 1983. Price indexes are available quarterly for all 12 regions of the UK and cover existing homes, first-time buyers, former- owner occupiers and all houses all buyers.
Contains a wide range of regional data for Australia and New Zealand. The data are drawn from a variety of sources including statistical agencies, government ministries and financial institutions. Regional indicators available for both Australia and New Zealand include national accounts, consumer price indexes, labor force survey, population and building permits. Key surveys, such as the Consumer Sentiment Index and Performance of Services Index, are available by state and territory for Australia.
Contains a wide range of information on options on 30-day Federal Funds futures contracts. Given the increased interest in the course for Federal Reserve policy, this database provides the financial market's near-term outlook for Fed behavior. Included in the database are settlement prices, open interest, transaction volume, deltas, and implied volatility organized according to strike prices on individual contracts. Aggregate statistics for open interest and volume, also organized by call and put volume and open interest, are included. Daily values are available from 2003.
Contains a number of economic, financial and demographic concepts for Italian regions and provinces including GDP, CPI, unemployment, employment & hours worked by industry, consumer & business surveys, local government debt, imports & exports, residential & commercial real estate prices and population by gender. National account concepts are available by region and industry for gross value added, gross fixed capital formation, wages & salaries and compensation. Data are from the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Banca d'Italia and Osservatorio sul Mercato Immobiliare di Nomisma.
Contains a number of economic and demographic concepts for the 16 federal states including GDP, CPI, employment, gross wages, unemployment, job vacancies, household disposable income, public finance, construction and building permits, gross value added, business registrations, business surveys, capacity utilization, motor vehicle stocks, exports and imports. Sources include Statistisches Bundesamt, Federal Ministry of Finance, Deutsche Bundesbank, Ifo-Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung, Bundesagentur fur Arbeit, Europace AG, Hypoport and the various state statistical offices.
New consensus commodity price forecast databases are now available from FocusEconomics. FECMDTY provides quarterly and annual consensus commodity forecasts for 33 commodities in the energy, base metals, precious metals and agricultural segments. Quarterly forecasts have a horizon of 8 quarters, while annual forecasts have a horizon of 5 years. As with other FocusEconomics databases, individual panelist forecasts as well as forecast statistics have been added for most of the commodities. The historical database, FECMDTH, offers monthly "as reported" forecasts for the same concepts as the current database for both quarterly and annual forecasts. These forecasts begin in 2015 when available.
Regional economic outlook (REO) reports are periodically produced by the IMF for a number of regions. These reports vary from region to region with different amounts of historical data and different outlook horizons. Contains reports for the Middle East & Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa , Asia & Pacific, Western Hemisphere and Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe.
Covering six ASEAN member countries, this database provides detailed data for provinces, states, cities, towns, regions or ports. It contains many useful data sets for the ASEAN-5 - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand - and Vietnam such as regional data for GDP, residential property prices, CPI, consumer confidence and expectations, trade in goods, tourism and IP depending on the country.
Statistics from the World Federation of Exchanges collected from 64 regulated exchanges around the world. WFE covers equities, fixed income, and derivatives. Equities coverage includes domestic market capitalization, number of listed companies and trades in equity shares, value of share trading, investment flows, securitized derivatives, exchange traded funds as well as broad stock and blue chip index performance. Fixed income statistics cover number of bonds listed by type, value of bond trading by sector and bond issuance. Monthly data begin as early as 1991.
Macroeconomic statistics covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Data available for unitary authorities, county and district councils, boroughs and cities depend on the concept. Data include numerous housing surveys, trade by SITC commodity, gross value added at the NUTS1 level and by industry for the regions, dwelling stock by district, disposable household income, employment and an annual survey of earnings by region.
FocusEconomics has released a new consensus economic forecast database, FEMEAF, covering the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. FEMEAF provides annual consensus economic and financial forecasts for 29 countries over a 5-year horizon. Over 25 concepts such as economic growth, inflation, fiscal balance, exchange rates, interest rates and trade measures are updated monthly along with individual panelist forecasts. Quarterly forecasts are also available for selected countries and indicators. A companion historical database, FEMEAFH, offers monthly “as reported” forecasts for all concepts. The historical forecasts begin in February 2015 for the Middle East and North African countries and May 2015 for Sub Saharan African countries.
Contains six surveys conducted each month in China by FT Confidential Research, an emerging markets research service of the Financial Times. These monthly surveys begin as early as 2011 and cover consumer sentiment, labor, exports, freight, real estate and underground lending. Data for the current month are available by the end of the month or in the beginning of the next month. Detail is also available by city tier, region, and sector.
Focuses on broad environmental, social and governance indicators from annual reports that cover most countries and are compiled by a variety of international organizations. They include the UNDP Human Development Report which provides indexes and underlying detail on human development and gender inequality. The Corruption Perceptions Indexes from Transparency International measure how corrupt a country's public sector is perceived to be. The Economic Freedom Index from the Fraser Institute measures the degree to which policies, institutions and regulations are supportive of economic freedom. The Chinn-Ito Index (KAOPEN) is a measure of a country's openness in capital account transactions. The Ease of Doing Business dataset from the World Bank measures regulations on business activity. Yale University's Environmental Performance Index ranks a country's performance on the high-priority environmental issues of protecting human health and ecosystems.
Provides regular commercial property market forecasts for key office, retail and warehouse (logistics) markets in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific from Property Market Analysis (PMA). The PMA databases offer annual forecasts, updated semiannually, for U.S., European and Asian cities. Data typically begin in the 1980s or 1990s with 5 year forecasts. Forecasts cover prime & real rents, prime net yields, capital growth and values as well as stocks and vacancies. Economic forecasts are also available for GDP, retail spending, inflation and 10-year government bond yields. Established in 1982, PMA is one of the largest independent property research consultancy firms.
Macroeconomic concepts for the 19 Spanish regions from a number of sources including the Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Banco de España, Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social, Intervención General de la Administración del Estado and the Ministerio de Fomento. Data series cover public finance, prices, GDP, employment and trade. Also includes data for the 52 provinces for a select number of concepts such as loans and deposits from deposit taking institutions, mortgages, GDP, employment and international trade.
Housing statistics including sales, new listings and average sales prices for both residential and nonresidential properties from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) for Canada, Canadian provinces and selected cities. Sales are reported in both units and Canadian dollars. Inventory is available for residential properties. In addition, Multiple Listing Service® (MLS) home price indexes (HPI) are reported for specific types of homes. Data are reported monthly, quarterly and annually depending on the concept starting as early as 1980.
The IMF's CPIS is the only global survey of portfolio investment holdings. It collects information on cross-border holdings of equities and long- and short-term debt securities by the country of residence of the issuer. Data are annual starting in 2001 and semi-annual starting in 2013. Data are augmented by information collected on two confidential surveys — Securities Held as Foreign Exchange Reserves and Securities Held by International Organizations.
Presents detailed data on "inward" direct investment positions by country of the immediate investor, and data on "outward" direct investment positions by the country of immediate investment from the IMF. It contains breakdowns of direct investment position data, including net equity and net debt positions. Data are annual beginning in 2009.
Provides detailed external debt data for 122 countries starting as early as 1998 from the World Bank in collaboration with the IMF. These countries subscribe to the IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS), or are a participating country in the GDDS. Data are consistent with both the 2013 External Debt Statistics and the Sixth Edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6).