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(PGPK)

Country / Area: Lithuania

Classification category: Product classifications

 
General information
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Ten-digit level. Additional breakdowns, compared with the international standard.
 
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?357 + PRODCOM list breakdowns.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.-
 
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Department of Statistics.
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)Valentina Karaziniene,
tel.: (+370) 5 236 47 16
E-mail: valentinak@mail.std.lt
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.)15 04 1999 by the Order No. 37 of the General Director of the Statistics Department under the Lithuanian Government.
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
 
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.All kinds of statistics for collection of data by products and services.
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.)Production and Services.
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?Statistical Yearbook; Lithuania in Figures.
 
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.)Lithuanian language.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Yes
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)CPA96 (CPA_2002) explanatory notes.
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsInterpretation.
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))Sphere of the application principles.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Ministry of agriculture.
 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Visasajunginis pramones produkcijos klasifikatorius (OKP); soviet classification of industry production.
 
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationAll statistical data until 1991.
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryClassification of products and services.

Source: UN questionnaire, 01/04/2003