IMF World Economic Outlook Database The World Economic Outlook (WEO) database contains selected macroeconomic data series from the statistical appendix of the World Economic Outlook report, which presents the IMF staff's analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups and in many individual countries. The WEO is released in April and September/October each year. Use this database to find data on national accounts, inflation, unemployment rates, balance of payments, fiscal indicators, trade for countries and country groups (aggregates), and commodity prices whose data are reported by the IMF. Data are available from 1980 to the present, and projections are given for the next two years.
CLS - World leader in FX Settlement Our role CLS plays a fundamental role in the foreign exchange (FX) market – it operates the largest multicurrency cash settlement system to mitigate settlement risk for the FX transactions of its Members and their customers. Owned by the world's leading financial institutions, CLS settles payment instructions relating to underlying FX transactions in 18 major currencies and certain other transactions that result in one-way payments in a subset of those currencies. The FX Market The FX market is a key part of global economic activity. It is the largest financial market by value and is integral to global commerce. Eurostat Home Your feedback on the quality of Eurostat's data How can we be sure that we are meeting your needs? We think the best way is to ask you directly and so would be grateful if you could spare just a couple of minutes to answer our questionnaire. > more
Investment policy Investment policy monitoring Informed dialogue on investment policy requires unbiased, comprehensive and reliable information. Independent policy monitoring by the OECD provides policymakers and investors with up-to-date information on the preparation or introduction of new policies in countries that take part in the process. Acknowledging the roundtables’ established investment policy monitoring, G20 Leaders gave OECD a mandate to track policy developments and to report, with WTO and UNCTAD, on observance of G20 commitments to openness. Research and analysis Research and comparative analysis help to foster better policy design and implementation.
Tutorial:Country codes and protocol order This page describes the rules for the abbreviations, codes and protocol order to use for countries. These rules were taken from the Interinstitutional style guide and should be applied to all publications, namely Statistics Explained articles, including Statistics in focus. EU and euro area aggregates About IAFCI Our New Mission and Who We are Today The Association, a non-profit international organization, will provide services and an environment within which information about financial fraud, fraud investigation and fraud prevention methods can be collected, exchanged and taught for the common good of the financial payment industry and our global society. Our Members We are proud to say that we now have individual members across the world in every major continent. Our Membership is about one third law enforcement, one third banking and one third retail and service members to the industry. Our members come from all levels of law enforcement, card associations, banks and non-banks, private label issuers, mail order houses, airlines, telecommunications, petroleum industry, processors and transporters, to name a few.
s Top 25 Most Difficult Companies To Interview (2013) Interviewing at any company isn’t easy, but at some companies, the interview process is even tougher. To make things even more difficult, the average length of the entire interview process is increasing, from an average of 12 days in 2010 to an average of 23 days thus far in 2013, according to job candidate feedback shared on Glassdoor. Glassdoor’s third annual report of the Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview (2013)* uncovers which companies have the toughest interview process, according to job candidates over the past year, along with average interview duration, average interview experience (positive vs. negative), and overall employee satisfaction ratings to shed light into the question: Does a tough interview correlate to higher employee satisfaction?
Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting And Piracy Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) New India country report from BASCAP FICCI-CASCADE Counterfeiting and piracy undermine economic development The massive infiltration of counterfeit and pirated goods drains $1 trillion from the global economy and robs over 2.5 million jobs. Unsafe and ineffective products now pose a risk to millions of consumers, while governments, businesses and society are being robbed of hundreds of billions in tax revenues, income and jobs. Sovereign Debt Information 6 January 2012: ICMA response to the European Commission’s green paper on the feasibility of introducing Stability Bonds. 5 July 2011: MESSAGE CONCERNING GREEK SOVEREIGN DEBT FROM MARTIN SCHECK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF ICMA (members only) 21 May 2010: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE The following information in relation to Sovereign Debt has been collated to facilitate members' access: Official Sources of Data: The selection of links to external websites below are intended to provide access to useful information on Sovereign Debt.
businessinsider Whether I plan to or not, everywhere I go I seem to get tangled in some kind of menswear debate. Sometimes it’s philosophical discussions about forms of representation and cultural shifts in gender identities. Other times it’s more technical conversations about design, manufacturing, and investment potential. For example, the other day I was meeting with some studio executives out here in LA, and we were discussing suits. More specifically, the often shocking price difference from one garment to the next, and the corresponding justifications for raw materials, labor, distribution, etc.