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National Classifications


(NVE)

Country / Area: Albania

Classification category: Activity classifications

 
General information
1 (a)Name of the current national classification (full name in official national languages and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)-
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?-
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The structure is identical to the international standard.
It has 505 classes with some additional breakdowns.
 
Classification structure
2 (a)Please describe the structure of the classification: How many levels does the classification have? (Please provide labels, such as “Division”, “Class”) How many categories exist at each level?2 items of trade
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Not yet
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.INSTAT
3 (b)Is the classification structure identical to the international standard or, if not, how does it differ? (e.g. have additional levels been added to the international standard or have changes been made within the level of the international structure, such as aggregations or additional breakdowns)Ani Dodona,
Tel: +355-42-224-11
DIFUS@INSTAT.GOV.AL (common email address, please mark for attention of Ani Dodona)
3 (d)At what level of the international standard can data be reported for international comparison? (Please provide examples of programmes / indicators if reporting takes place at different levels of the classification.)By 18.7.1994. It is implemented in various surveys
3 (e)If no links to international classifications exist or no international standard is used, please state if there are plans to use international norms in the future.Yes, due to national needs
 
Classification uses
4 (a)Please state for which statistical purposes (surveys etc.) this classification is used and if there are users outside of the Statistical Office. Please indicate at which level the classification is used for data collection and for data publishing.INSTAT, statistical offices in Ministries, regional statistical offices
4 (b)Please give the names of institutions that use the classification for non-statistical purposes (as opposed to statistical purposes in question 4(a)). Also indicate the kind of use (e.g. tax offices, social security, customs, enterprise register, employment services, work permits etc.)Domestic trade survey, café-restaurant survey, construction, road transport of goods, panel-peco survey, labour force, structural enterprise survey at 4 digit level
4 (c)Please indicate if alternative classifications are used by other institutions of the economy. Are these classifications available and useful for the Statistical Office?Business register, turnover by activities, production, and labour force.
 
Implementation / revision status
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Yes
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsSome problems of interpretation and methodology
5 (f)Please describe the structure of the former classification and indicate the number of items at each level of the classification. (similar to question 2(a))Interpretation, correspondence, maintenance. Assistance is useful.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Tax offices
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Nomenklatura kombetare (N.K.), National nomenclature (N.N.)
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?-
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?19
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?-
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)No
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationProduction by branches of activities. Year Book 1990
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryNomenclature of economic activities (NACE) (NEA)

Source: Eurostat, 05/08/1998