The outlook on global economic recovery and trade remains uncertain as the coronavirus re-emerges into a second wave across the world. For the UK the economic downturn is also relevant to consider in the context of Brexit.
The Macrobond database is continuously expanding. Here, you’ll find biweekly highlights from our most recently added data.
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.
By Alfred Sadek The service sector is a crucial component in the UK economy and
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.
The UK has started to release an experimental monthly estimate of paid employees and their pay. We looked at this data, which we recently added to the Macrobond database, to see just how severely employment and income have been hit by the pandemic in the UK.
This collection of charts highlights some of the series that our team found interesting from a much longer list of data that’s been added to the Macrobond database in the past 2 weeks, including Australian rents by region, COVID19 projections in Belgium and Germany, Hong Kong overnight stays, and more.
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.
With daily electricity consumption, production, imports, and exports data for Turkey, we examine Turkey’s electricity sector and its relationship to 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.