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Industrial Production Index

CountriesDateIPI Year on Year
United States [+]August 2021-1.3%
United Kingdom [+]October 2020-4.0%
France [+]July 20214.4%
Spain [+]July 20213.2%
Italy [+]July 20217.0%
Portugal [+]July 2021-0.1%

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 [+]August 20218.3%
United Kingdom [+]October 2020-1.5%
France [+]July 20218.6%
Spain [+]July 202115.4%
Italy [+]July 202112.3%
Portugal [+]July 202111.0%

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 [+]202067
United Kingdom [+]202077
France [+]202069
Spain [+]202062
Italy [+]202053
Portugal [+]202061

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.

Human Development Index - HDI

CountriesDateHDI
United States [+]20190.926
United Kingdom [+]20190.932
France [+]20190.901
Spain [+]20190.904
Italy [+]20190.892
Portugal [+]20190.864

The human development index (HDI) is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country.

The previous indicators measured the economic development of a country, but HDI examines health, education and incomes

Government Bonds - 10 Years

CountriesDate10-Year Bond Yield
United States [+]09/16/20211.33%
United Kingdom [+]09/16/20210.81%
France [+]09/16/20210.03%
Spain [+]09/16/20210.34%
Italy [+]09/16/20210.69%
Portugal [+]09/16/20210.24%

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 [+]August 20215.3%
United Kingdom [+]August 20213.2%
France [+]August 20211.9%
Spain [+]August 20213.3%
Italy [+]April 20211.1%
Portugal [+]August 20211.5%
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 [+]09/14/20217.25%

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.