ed_nbs provides an interface to query economic data from National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS, http://data.stats.gov.cn/).

ed_nbs(symbol = NULL, freq = NULL, geo_type = NULL, subregion = NULL,
  date_range = "10y", from = NULL, to = Sys.Date(), na_rm = FALSE,
  eng = FALSE)

Arguments

symbol

symbols of NBS indicators. It is available via ed_nbs_symbol. Default is NULL.

freq

the frequency of NBS indicators, including 'monthly', 'quarterly', 'yearly'. Default is NULL.

geo_type

geography type in NBS, including 'nation', 'province', 'city'. Default is NULL.

subregion

codes of province or city, which is available via ed_nbs_subregion. Default is NULL.

date_range

date range. Available value includes '1m'-'11m', 'ytd', 'max' and '1y'-'ny'. Default is '10y'.

from

the start date. Default is NULL. If it is NULL, then calculate using date_range and end date.

to

the end date. Default is the current date.

na_rm

logical. Whether to remove missing values from datasets. Default is FALSE.

eng

logical. The language of the query results is in English or in Chinese Default is FALSE.

Examples

if (FALSE) { # query NBS data without setting any parameters dt = ed_nbs() # specify paratmeters dt1 = ed_nbs(geo_type='nation', freq='quarterly', symbol='A010101') # or using 'n'/'q' represents 'nation'/'quarterly' dt2 = ed_nbs(geo_type='n', freq='q', symbol='A010101') # query data in one province dt3 = ed_nbs(geo_type='province', freq='quarterly', symbol='A010101', subregion='110000') # query data in all province dt4 = ed_nbs(geo_type='province', freq='quarterly', symbol='A010101', subregion='all') }