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Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda

Country / Area: Croatia

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)Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda, verzija 2011. (NIP 2011.)

Nomenclature of industrial products, 2011 version (NIP 2011)

1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Croatian and English
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes. URL: http://www.dzs.hr/
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?Level 1: 4 sections
Level 2: 31 divisions
Level 3: 109 groups
Level 4: 255 classes
Level 5: 800 categories
Level 6: 1.793 sub-categories
Level 7: 3.852 products headings – EU
Level 8: 4.216 products headings – national
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Level 1: B (alphabet)
Level 2: 05
Level 3: 05.1
Level 4: 05.10
Level 5: 05.10.1
Level 6: 05.10.10
Level 7: (intermediate level)
Level 8: – national level
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Hierarchical structure is based on NACE Rev. 2/CPA 2008/PRODCOM List of the EU, 2011 version.
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)NIP 2011 has additional breakdowns of the PRODCOM List 2011 headings as well as additional NACE Rev. 2 and CPA 2008 levels needed to cover hierarchical structure of sections B to E (only 36 division) which are not covered by PRODCOM List 2011.
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 no relevant deviations from EU classifications NACE Rev. 2/CPA 2008 or PRODCOM List 2011 in terms of structure, methodology or application rules. Additional (national) levels have being introduced in NIP 2011 to create hierarchical nomenclature.
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 are being regularly reported on the EU level of the PRODCOM List (Level 7).
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.NIP 2011 is being used as survey product nomenclature. Main user outside of CBS is Eurostat. The most detailed level of NIP 2011 (products headings) is used for data collection and all NIP 2011 levels for data publishing.
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.)---
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 is no other alternative nomenclature as NIP 2011. It is available on CBS web-site and very useful as survey nomenclature for long period of time (previous versions).
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.)NIP 2011 has been adopted by CBS since 1st of January 2012.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.NIP 2011 is being used for data collection of the PRODCOM based annual survey on industrial production in Republic of Croatia for reference year 2011, lunched 15th of March 2012.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?NIP versions are being revised annually according to the revision policy of PRODCOM List. That’s means that NIP 2011 would be revised to NIP 2012 version according to PRODCOM List 2012 by the end of 2012.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda, verzija 2010. (NIP 2010.)

Nomenclature of industrial products, 2010 version (NIP 2010).

5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNIP 2010 has identical NACE/CPA levels as current version NIP 2011 but on the level of PRODCOM List follow PRODCOM List version 2010.
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))Almost identical
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?NIP 2010 has been implemented from 1st January 2011 to 31 of December 2011 for annual industrial survey for year 2010.
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.
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes.
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)?---
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, in PDF, Excel, DOC.
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 classificationCroatian Bureau of Statistics
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryCROATIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS
Information, Services and Publications Directorate
Information Department

Frane Petrića 2 (mezzanine)
10 000 ZAGREB

Tel.: (+385 1) 4806-154 and (+385 1) 4806-138
Fax: (+385 1) 4806-148

Web site: http://www.dzs.hr
E-mail: stat.info@dzs.hr

Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant---

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/12/2012