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The Macrobond database is continuously expanding. Here, you’ll find biweekly highlights from our most recently added data.

COVID-19 Testing in Europe – Data Additions Highlight

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a crucial impact on our current political and economic policy decisions. This week we are adding data, highlighting the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in various European countries. The data is sourced from the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control and includes positivity rate, testing rate and number of tests done.

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Electronic Product Manufacturing in Japan – Data Additions Highlight

The electronics industry is one of the most important manufacturing industries in Japan and an essential export component to the economy. Although the rise of China and other east Asian countries as producers of electronic products has shifted some of the manufacturing away from Japan, the country remains a significant innovator and manufacturer of electronic products globally.

In this article, we look at the development of electronic product manufacturing in Japan using a dataset from the Japanese Electronics and IT Industries Association, a dataset which we recently added to the Macrobond database.

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US Weekly Petroleum Report – Data Additions Highlight

The petroleum industry in the United States has been increasingly affected by various recent domestic and international events including the Corona virus pandemic and geopolitics in the middle east. Lately, there have been numerous signs of tribulations pointing to a potential damaging blow to an industry that is a major contributor to the US gross domestic product, employing millions of people.

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German Truck Toll Mileage Index as Proxy for Industrial Production

The current unprecedent global situation has created an increasing need for high frequency data that can point towards likely consequences for different segments of the economy. We’ve recently added a number of these to the Macrobond database, and in this article, we explore one in particular: german truck toll mileage.

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