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   Production in construction down by 0.5% in euro area
EuroStat - Statistics Release
18-Apr-2018
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8811306/4-18042018-BP-EN.pdf/6222892c-a87e-4184-a9ec-e5d81680b326

In February 2018 compared with January 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In January 2018, production in construct....
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   Annual inflation up to 1.3% in the euro area
EuroStat - Statistics Release
18-Apr-2018
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8811291/2-18042018-AP-EN.pdf/53d481cc-41d8-4a02-ae2f-8a1a25f684f4

Euro area annual inflation rate was 1.3% in March 2018, up from 1.1% in February. A year earlier, the rate was 1.5%. European Union annual inflation was 1.5% in March 2018, up from 1.4% in February. A year earlier the rate was 1.6%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of ....
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   EU Member States granted protection to more than half a million asylum seekers in 2017
EuroStat - Statistics Release
19-Apr-2018
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8817675/3-19042018-AP-EN.pdf/748e8fae-2cfb-4e75-a388-f06f6ce8ff58

The 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) granted protection status to 538 000 asylum seekers in 2017, down by almost 25% from 2016. In addition to these, the EU Member States received nearly 24 000 resettled refugees.....
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   Employment rate of people aged 20 to 64 in the EU reached a new peak at 72.2% in 2017
EuroStat - Statistics Release
20-Apr-2018
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8818246/3-20042018-AP-EN.pdf/c4d4085d-7e32-438b-bc44-61eca9a6998b

In 2017, the employment rate of people aged 20 to 64 in the European Union (EU) stood at 72.2%, up compared with 2016 (71.1%). The Europe 2020 strategy target is to reach a total employment rate for people aged 20 to 64 of at least 75% in the EU by 2020. This objective has been translated into diffe....
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   Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services
US Census - Economic Indicators
16-Apr-2018
https://www.census.gov/retail/

U.S. retail and food services sales for March 2018 were $494.6 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent (+/-0.5%) from the previous month.


March 2018: +0.6 % change
February 2018 (r): -0.1* % change
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   Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales
US Census - Economic Indicators
16-Apr-2018
https://www.census.gov/mtis/

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for February 2018 were $1,928.8 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,430.4 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


February 2018: +0.6 % change in Inventories
January 201....
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   New Residential Construction
US Census - Economic Indicators
17-Apr-2018
https://www.census.gov/construction/nrc/

Privately-owned housing starts in March 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,319,000. This is 1.9 percent (+/- 12.4%)* above the revised February 2018 estimate of 1,295,000.


March 2018: +1.9* % change
February 2018 (r): -3.3* % change
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   Gross Domestic Product by Industry, 4th quarter 2017 and annual 2017 (advance estimate)
BEA - Data Release
19-Apr-2018
https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/industry/gdpindustry/2018/gdpind417.htm

Durable goods manufacturing; construction; and professional, scientific, and technical services were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2017. According to gross domestic product (GDP) by industry statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Ana....
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   Alignment assessment of industry programmes with the OECD minerals guidance
OECD - Industry
17-Apr-2018
http://www.oecd.org/industry/inv/mne/industry-initiatives-alignment-assessment.htm

The OECD Due Diligence Guidance is being used as the basis and benchmark by many industry initiatives created to ensure the responsible sourcing of minerals. This report presents the findings of a pilot alignment assessment of five industry programmes against the recommendations of the OECD Guidance....
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   2018 Forum on responsible mineral supply chains
OECD - Industry
17-Apr-2018
http://www.oecd.org/industry/inv/forum-responsible-mineral-supply-chains.htm

This annual, multi-stakeholder forum provides the opportunity to review and discuss compliance and implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism and other initiatives to enable responsible mineral supply chains.....
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   State-Owned Enterprises and the Low-Carbon Transition - Environment Working Paper
OECD - Industry
18-Apr-2018
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/06ff826b-en

This paper explores the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the low-carbon transition in OECD and G20 countries. It tracks GHG emissions and energy investments and analyses the impact of on investments in renewable electricity. A descriptive analysis of SOEs’ role in the electricity sector s....
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   Who chooses the judges (and should they)?
OECD - Industry
20-Apr-2018
https://oecdonthelevel.com/2018/04/20/who-chooses-the-judges-and-should-they/

In a vigorous policy debate over investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), adjudicator selection has emerged as an important new subject. The OECD’s David Gaukrodger looks at why adjudicator selection is attracting attention.....
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   Series: DEXJPUS, Japan / U.S. Foreign Exchange Rate
St Louis Fed - FRED Economic Data
16-Apr-2018
https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DEXJPUS/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium-rss&utm_campaign=fred-at-a-glance

Updated: Apr 16, 2018....
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   Series: DEXUSEU, U.S. / Euro Foreign Exchange Rate
St Louis Fed - FRED Economic Data
16-Apr-2018
https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DEXUSEU/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium-rss&utm_campaign=fred-at-a-glance

Updated: Apr 16, 2018....
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   Series: DGS10, 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate
St Louis Fed - FRED Economic Data
19-Apr-2018
https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DGS10/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium-rss&utm_campaign=fred-at-a-glance

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   Series: INDPRO, Industrial Production Index
St Louis Fed - FRED Economic Data
17-Apr-2018
https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/INDPRO/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium-rss&utm_campaign=fred-at-a-glance

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   Investment as a transmission mechanism from weak demand to weak supply and the post-crisis productivity slowdown
OECD - Economy
16-Apr-2018
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/0c62cc26-en

Current weak labour productivity growth in many OECD countries reflects historically weak contributions from both total factor productivity (TFP) growth and capital deepening.....
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   Costa Rica: Restore fiscal sustainability and make growth more inclusive
OECD - Economy
17-Apr-2018
http://www.oecd.org/economy/costa-rica-restore-fiscal-sustainability-and-make-growth-more-inclusive.htm

Costa Rica has made impressive economic and social progress in recent years, with robust economic growth facilitating near-universal access to education, health care and pensions. ....
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   Unblocking the productivity potential of local businesses in Ireland
OECD - Economy
19-Apr-2018
https://oecdecoscope.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/unblocking-the-productivity-potential-of-local-businesses-in-ireland/

New firm-level analysis undertaken in tandem with the OECD Economic Survey of Ireland 2018 finds that the majority of businesses in Ireland have actually experienced falling productivity since the mid-2000s.....
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   Thailand’s achievements and challenges as it aspires to become an inclusive high-income country
OECD - Economy
19-Apr-2018
https://oecdecoscope.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/thailands-achievements-and-challenges-as-it-aspires-to-become-an-inclusive-high-income-country/

From a feudal trading hub connecting South with East Asia in the 18th and 19th centuries, Thailand has developed into a rapidly modernising and more urban economy. The second half of the 20th century saw the rapid expansion in manufacturing and services, which underpinned its transformation into an ....
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   Will the inflation genie escape the bottle? New evidence on globalisation, competition and inflation
OECD - Economy
20-Apr-2018
https://oecdecoscope.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/will-the-inflation-genie-escape-the-bottle-new-evidence-on-globalisation-competition-and-inflation/

Markets and commentators are speculating that there may be a sustained pick-up in inflation in the United States, after years of subdued price pressures. Along with continued solid US jobs growth and low unemployment, there are tentative signs of higher wage growth and the fiscal stimulus will also ....
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   OECD Workshop on digital financial assets
OECD - Economy
15-May-2018
http://www.oecd.org/economy/public-finance/2018-workshop-digital-financial-assets.htm

Paris, 15-16 May 2018 - This workshop will focus on recent developments and main policy challenges related to the emergence of digital financial assets. Discussions will cover monetary policy and financial systems, regulation, firms’ business and funding models, and taxation.....
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   Competition Economics Workshop for Chief and Senior Economists
OECD - Competition
2-May-2018
http://www.oecd.org/competition/competition-economics-workshop-for-senior-chief-economists.htm

Seoul, 2-4 May 2018: This workshop, co-organised by the OECD-Korean Policy Centre and the International Competition Network, aims at providing senior and chief economists with a comprehensive programme on competition economics that will include merger simulation, buyer power, big data, platforms and....
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   Hourly labour costs ranged from €4.9 to €42.5 across the EU Member States in 2017
EuroStat - Statistics Release
9-Apr-2018
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8791188/3-09042018-BP-EN.pdf/e4e0dcfe-9019-4c74-a437-3592aa460623

In 2017, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €26.8 in the European Union (EU) and €30.3 in the euro area. However, this average masks significant gaps between EU Member States, with the lowest hourly labour costs....
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   EU Member States granted citizenship to almost 1 million persons in 2016
EuroStat - Statistics Release
9-Apr-2018
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/8791096/3-09042018-AP-EN.pdf/658455fa-c5b1-4583-9f98-ec3f0f3ec5f9

In 2016, around 995 000 persons acquired citizenship of a Member State of the European Union (EU), up from 841 000 in 2015 and 889 000 in 2014. Of the total number of persons obtaining the citizenship of one of the EU Member States in 2016, 12% were former citizens of another EU Member State, while ....
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