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National Classifications

Məhsul Növləri Təsnifatı
(MNT)

Country / Area: Azerbaijan

Classification category: Product 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)Məhsul Növləri Təsnifatı (MNT üçüncü versiya), Classification of Product (Revision 3)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Azerbaijan language
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes. http://www.azstat.org/tesn3/
 
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?MNT consists of 21 sections, 88 divisions, 261 groups, 575 classes and 1342 categories, 3142 subcategories, 4850 types
MNT has 6 levels. Code structure of MNT is as follows:
XX - division
XX.X - group
XX.XX - class
XX.XX.X - category
XX.XX.XX - subcategory
XX.XX.XX.XX - type
The first fifth levels are the same with international standard of CPA 2008. Sixth level reflects the properties of manufacture and service of Azerbaijan.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.E.g. "Insecticides" showed by code 20.20.11.00
20 - code of division
20.2 - code of group
20.20 - code of class
20.20.1 - code of category
20.20.11 - code of subcategory
20.20.11.00 - code of type
Section C reflects the manufacturing industry.
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.MNT (üçüncü versiya) based on CPA 2008.
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)MNT (üçüncü versiya) structure is identical to the international standard and concurs with CPA 2008 up to fifth level.
3 (c)Please describe deviations from the international standard (in terms of structure, methodology or application rules). Please use examples, if a general statement is not possible.There are not deviations from the international standard in MNT (üçüncü versiya)
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.)For international comparison data can be reported at fifth level.
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. 
 
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.MNT is used for statistical investigations, observations, reports and surveys. This classification is used by Ministry of Agriculture.
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.)MNT is used by Research Institutes for non-statistical purposes.
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?There are no alternative classifications which are used by other institutions of the economy.
 
Implementation / revision status
5 (a)Please state the date of the official adoption of the classification. If not yet adopted, please indicate the current state (e.g. in development, sent for approval, in printing, ready to be distributed etc.)MNT (üçüncü versiya) was adopted by the college of the State Statistical Committee by order N 13/3 on 15 July 2009 and by the State Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Standardization, Metrology and Patent by order N 094 on 31 July 2009 as state standard in the territory of the country.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes. 
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?We have plans for revision of the current classification in 2014-2015 years after next version of CPA
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Məhsul Növləri Təsnifatı (MNT ikinci versiya), Classification of Products (Revision 2)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsCPA 2002
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))MNT (ikinci versiya) consists of 17 sections, 31 subsection, 62 divisions, 224 groups, 514 classes, 952 categories, 2312 subcategories, 3894 types.
MNT has 6 levels. Code structure of MNT is as follows:
XX - division
XX.X - group
XX.XX - class
XX.XX.X - category
XX.XX.XX - subcategory
XX.XX.XX.XX - type
The first fifth levels are the same with international standard of CPA 2002. Sixth level reflects the properties of manufacture and service of Azerbaijan.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?From 02.06.2003 to 01.09.2009
5 (i)Are statistical data still collected or published according to the former classification? Please indicate if this statistical data is collected or published by the Statistical Office or elsewhere.No. The statistical data collected or published according to the current classification MNT (üçüncü versiya).
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes. Explanations consisting of 4 volumes has been prepared by State Statistical Committee for Classification of Products.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?Yes.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?No.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes. It is available in Excel, PDF.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Yes.
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationState Statistical Committee, State Register, Sampling and Classifications sector of the Department of the Coordination of Statistical Works
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryAZ 1136 Baku, Inshaatchilar avenue, (+994 12) 538-64-98, (+994 12) 538-81-97,
E-mail: sc@azstat.org, gasima@azstat.org
 
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 22/08/2012