Not a lot of positive news. Thanks to Zack Kisber at our firm for helping crunch the numbers.


Family 1st - no improvement for most countries; two week advance for Mexico and one month advance for Philippines.


Family 2A - most countries stalled at January 2008; Mexico stalled at April 2005.


Family 2B - world numbers stalled at April 2003; Dominican Republic retrogresses from March 2002 to January 1997; Mexico and Philippines advance two weeks.


Family 3rd - most countries stalled at January 2001; Philippines stalled at October 1991; Mexico advances one month to 22 November 1992.


Family 4th - most countries retrogress from 2002 to 01 January 2000; Philippines stalled at October 1991; Mexico advances one month to 01 January 1996.


Employment 1st - still current in all categories


Employment 2nd - weak movement for India and China; one week improvement for China (01 July 2006) and still stalled for India (8 May 2006).


Employment 3rd - one month advance for most countries to 01 April 2005; two week advance for China to 01 January 2004; one week advance for Dominican Republic to 01 April 2005; three week advance for India to 22 February 2002;  Mexico jumps three months to 08 July 2003; one week advance for Philippines to 01 April 2005.


Employment 3rd Other Workers - most countries advance one week to 01 May 2003; China advances two weeks to 01 January 2004; Dominican Republic advances one week to 01 April 2005; India advances three weeks to 22 February 2002; Mexico jumps three months to 08 July 2003l Philippines advances one week to 01 April 2005.


Employment 4th - still current in all categories


Employment 5th - still current in all categories