Prerequisites

To explore the CEIC Macroeconomic Data API or start building your application using CEIC data, you would need the following:
  • Current CEIC data subscription

    If you are not already a CEIC data subscriber, please contact our team to request demo access.
  • Activated access to the CEIC Macroeconomic Data API

    Using the CEIC Macroeconomic Data API requires an additional subscription, in order to authenticate into the API. If your contract with CEIC does not cover API access, please contact our team to request demo access
  • An active API access key

    In order to access the application or use the API documentation in interactive mode, you would need to have an active API key. Please refer to Authentication section for more details on API Keys.
  • Optional: A CEIC API SDK package installed

    SDK libraries are currently available for Python, JavaScript and PHP for users who want to interact with the API more easily in those languages. Please see the section Using an SDK for instructions how to download the packages.