National economic activity indicators

National source content and headliners

Access market-moving, leading economic indicators directly from primary in-country sources, to obtain the most current and accurate data on national economic activity for 160 countries.

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Power your decision-making with critical data from Thomson Reuters Datastream Economics. Data totals over 830,000 series direct from national sources, combining headliner and detailed coverage, as well as offering extensive histories and excellent timeliness.

Our comprehensive and reliable coverage includes profile data for 160 countries from a vast range of sources, to ensure you always have access to the critical, most reliable and timeliest data on economic activity. 

Follow economic events and their impact on markets with leading economic indicators. Plan for their release and your work with our exclusive next-dates-of-releases attributes. Main market movers are updated on a real-time basis.

These key indicators are available as originally reported and revised by in-country sources. They are also standardized across countries by Thomson Reuters to help with your analysis. We provide consensus polls for indicators and Smart Estimates with broker rankings to help you get differentiated ideas to market sooner.

Content and features

Comprehensive and reliable coverage

Tap into almost 800,000 series across 160 countries, from major markets of the G20 to emerging markets of Latin America and Africa, and economies in between. Data comes from over 1,000 national sources including central banks, central statistical agencies, ministries of finance, trade, and labor, trade associations and research institutes. 

Critical scope of content

Profit from a macroeconomic profile to analyze each national economy. Coverage comprises national and government accounts, money and finance, business and consumer confidence, prices/inflation, labor market statistics, industrial statistics of sales and production, balance of payments, external transactions and debt.

Exclusive next dates of release

Prepare for economic events with calendars for 300,000 national source series. Taken from schedules published by official sources or estimated from past experience, you can better plan around releases and potential market moves.

International comparable economics

For easy comparison, Thomson Reuters International Comparable Economics (TRICE) provides the indicators on a standardized statistical basis. The TRICE data set provides standardized versions of 50 key indicators for up to 70 countries. Originally published by national sources, the data are adjusted to equivalent statistical form and released on the day of the relevant event.

Point in Time economics

Our Point in Time data brings greater precision to your analysis of key indicators. It provides you with the original release values and dates of these indicators plus tracking of revisions to help with back testing, enabling you to more accurately understand the impact economic data has on the market.

National source content and headliners

Leading economic indicators and national activity

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