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Industrial Production Index

CountriesDateIPI Year on Year
United States [+]April 202116.6%
United Kingdom [+]October 2020-4.0%
France [+]April 202145.0%
Spain [+]April 202150.5%
Italy [+]April 202179.5%
Portugal [+]April 202138.0%

The Industrial Production Index (IPI) is an economic indicator, measures the monthly progress of the production activity of the industrial branches. It analyzes the industries which extract, manufacture, produce and distribute electric energy, water and gas, and the industries involved in the capture, clearance and distribution of water and excludes construction.

Producer Prices Index

CountriesDatePPI Year on Year
United States [+]April 20215.8%
United Kingdom [+]October 2020-1.5%
France [+]April 20217.3%
Spain [+]April 202112.8%
Italy [+]April 20217.9%
Portugal [+]April 20217.3%

The Industrial Price Index (PPI) is a weighted measure of the production costs. It serves to measure the monthly development of the price of the products manufactured by the industry in the country (industrial products) when they exit the factory and are sold in the internal market during the first stage of their commercialization.

Corruption Perceptions Index

CountriesDateCorruption Index
United States [+]201871
United Kingdom [+]201880
France [+]201872
Spain [+]201858
Italy [+]201852
Portugal [+]201864

The Corruption Perceptions Index, published by Transparency International, measures the perceived levels of public-sector corruption in a given country.

This year's index includes 177 countries, and the score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0-100. 0 means that a country is perceived as highly corrupt and 100 is perceived as very clean.

Government Bonds - 10 Years

CountriesDate10-Year Bond Yield
United States [+]06/11/20211.45%
United Kingdom [+]06/12/20210.70%
France [+]06/11/20210.10%
Spain [+]06/11/20210.36%
Italy [+]06/11/20210.75%
Portugal [+]06/11/20210.35%

A bond is an instrument of indebtedness (fixed-income securities) under which the issuer owes the holders a debt and, is obliged to pay them interest (the coupon) or to repay the principal at a specific date.

Interest is payable at fixed intervals (usually semiannual or annual). Usually the bond is negotiable, i.e. the ownership of the instrument can be transferred in the secondary market.

Sovereigns Ratings List

Sovereign credit rating, is an evaluation made by a credit rating agency and evaluates the credit worthiness of the issuer (country or government) of debt.
The credit rating is used by individuals and entities that purchase debt by governments to determine the likelihood that will pay its debt obligations.

Government budget deficit

CountriesDateDeficit (%GDP)
United States [+]2019-5.69%
United Kingdom [+]2020-13.43%
France [+]2020-9.20%
Spain [+]2020-10.97%
Italy [+]2020-9.50%
Portugal [+]2020-5.70%

Deficit is the negative difference between revenues and expenditures of the state, ie, expenses are higher than revenues.

There is surplus when the difference is positive, ie, revenues exceed expenditures.

As in the case of debt, to measure the importance of the deficit in an economy is compared to GDP, to calculate the percentage of deficit to GDP.

CPI Consumer Price Index

CountriesDateCPI (overall index)
United States [+]May 20215.0%
United Kingdom [+]April 20211.5%
France [+]May 20211.4%
Spain [+]May 20212.7%
Italy [+]April 20211.1%
Portugal [+]April 20210.6%
The CPI is the Consumer Price Index, measures changes in prices of all goods and services consumed by the population of a country or region. The CPI is a statistical estimate, is performed with the prices of a sample of representative items whose prices are collected monthly.

Central Bank key rates

CountriesDateKey rates
United States [+]03/16/20200%
Euro zone [+]10/17/20170%
United Kingdom [+]03/19/20200.10%
Japan [+]02/16/2016-0.10%
Albania [+]03/25/20200.50%
Armenia [+]05/06/20216.00%

Central Bank key rates are the current interest rates of central banks. Are the rate at banks can borrow money from the central bank. Central Bank key rates are used by central banks to shape monetary policy.

The table provides the current interest rates of a large number of central banks. Click the name of the interest rate if you want to access a page with graphics and historical information.

GDP - Gross Domestic Product

CountriesDateGDP Growth (%)
United States [+]2020-3.5%
United Kingdom [+]2020-9.8%
France [+]2020-8.1%
Spain [+]2020-10.8%
Italy [+]2020-8.9%
Portugal [+]2020-7.6%

In the above table we publish these rankings:

Gross domestic product(GDP) refers to the market value of all final goods and services produced in a country in a given period. GDP per capita (GDP per citizen) is often considered an indicator of a country's standard of living.