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Advancing the Global
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12 January 2008

Briefing on the Results from the
2005 International Comparison Programme

United Nations, New York,
Tuesday, 26 February 2008, Conference Room 3

2:05 pm - 2:55 pm

ICP Briefing

Presented by:

Dennis trewin, Chairman, ICP Executive Board and
Fred Vogel, ICP Global Manager



A briefing on International Comparison Programme (ICP) was presented by Dennis trewin (Chairman, ICP Executive Board) and Fred Vogel (ICP Global Manager).

The presentation provided some background on the International Comparison Programme (ICP) and focused on the key statistics produced by ICP, and how they can be used both nationally and internationally. It also highlighted the main statistical findings from the latest ICP round including the results of the comparison of the size of the national economies using up-to-date estimates of purchasing power parities.