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National Classifications

Clasificatorul Activităţilor din Economia Moldovei
(CAEM)

Country / Area: Republic of Moldova

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)Clasificatorul Activităţilor din Economia Moldovei (CAEM), Classification of Economic Activities of Moldova (CEAM)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Moldavian, Russian
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://www.statistica.md/public/files/Clasificatoare/caem_editia2005.zip
 
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?17 sections - from points A through Q;
31 subsections - letter code of 2 signs;
62 divisions - code of two signs of from 01 to 99;
224 groups - three sign code of 01.1 to 99.0;
514 classes - code of four digits from 01.11 till 99.00;
822 subclasses - Five signs the code 01.11.1 up to 99.00.0
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Classification of Economic Activities of Moldova developed in harmony with the Nomenclature of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE rev 1.1)
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe. 
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)Classification of Economic Activities in Moldova was introduced additions reflecting specific national economy, but not oppose the International Classification code and name and the reserve position in it. Reflecting the statistical features in Moldova is performed at the level of the 5-th sign.
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.CAEM sign code contains points between second and third respectively NACE coding system, and between the 4-th and 5-th sign, highlighting the 5-th sign of the existence of national groups of economic activities.
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.)Data can be compared internationally at four signs.
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.Classification of Economic Activities of Moldova is the collection and provide a wide range of statistics on economic activities in the area of economic statistics (eg, generation, occupation, national accounts) and other areas of statistics. CAEM is used for data collection at 5 marks, and for the publication of data from the 2 signs. It is used for statistical purposes by the National Biurou of Statistics and biurou subdivisions only.
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.)For non-statistical purpose CAEM used bz tax offices and enterpraise register.
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? 
 
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.)Approved and implemented from February 1, 2001.
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?Currently it is at the implementation stage Classification of Economic Activities Moldova rev 2, approved by the Decision the National Bureau of Statistics no. 20 of 29.12.2009.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Clasificatorul Activităţilor din Economia Moldovei (CAEM Rev.2), Classification of Economic Activities of Moldova (CEAM Rev.2)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsClassification of Economic Activities of Moldova, Rev.2, fully harmonized with the Nomenclature of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE 2 Revision) and provides a 1:1 ratio.
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))21section - the letters A through U;
88 divisions - code of order two digits of from 01 to 99;
272 groups - code of the three signs from 01.1 up to 99.0;
615 classes - code of four digits from 01.11 till 99.00.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes, the conversion tables are existing.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?It was implemented in 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.National Bureau of Statistics collected and published data according to CAEM Rev.1.1.
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes, the notes were elaborated.
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)?Yes, the correspondence tables between alternative and current classification are available.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes, transfer keys were developed and already started the process of recoding business register.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)It is available in electronic form on the official website of National Bureau of Statistics in Excel format.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?For internal use only.
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationNational Bureau of Statistics, Statistical Classifications Service
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryMD-2019 Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, 106 Grenoble Str, www.statistica.md
 
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 13/09/2013