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Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda za mjesečno istraživanje industrije

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 za mjesečno istraživanje industrije, verzija 2009. (NIPUM 2009.)

Nomenclature of industrial products for monthly survey on industrial production, 2009 version (NIPUM 2009)

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: – 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 of the EU.
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)NIPUM 2009 has additional breakdowns of the CPA 2008 subcategories within sections B to D (exl. 35.3 group).
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 in terms of structure, methodology or application rules. Additional product headings have being introduced in NIPUM 2009 to create more detailed hierarchical product 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 NACE Rev. 2 levels 1 and 2 within STS data delivery requirements for industrial production index and industrial turnover and new orders index.
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.NIPUM 2009 has being used as survey product nomenclature. Main user outside of CBS is Eurostat. NIPUM 2009 level 7 is used for data collection and NIPUM 2009 levels 1-3 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 NIPUM 2009. 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.)NIPUM 2009 has been adopted by CBS since 26th of January 2009 (Official Gazette of Republic of Croatia, No. 11/09).
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.NIPUM 2009 is being used for data collection of the Monthly survey on industrial production in Republic of Croatia for reference months in year 2009, launched 26th of January 2009.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?NIPUM 2009 version is planned to be revised with new round of revisions of EU activity and product classifications NACE/CPA within revision policy of Eurostat.
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 za mjesečno istraživanje industrije, verzija 2004. (NIPUM 2004.)

Nomenclature of industrial products for monthly survey on industrial production, 2004 version (NIPUM 2004).

5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNIPUM 2004 in terms of hierarchical structure correspondents to previous versions of EU activity and product classifications NACE Rev. 1.1 /CPA 2002 and had 3.805 products headings as breakdowns of CPA 2002 product subcategories sections C to E.
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))Level 1: 3 sections
Intermediate level – 17 sub-sections
Level 2: 30 divisions
Level 3: 120 groups
Level 4: 255 classes
Level 5: 772 categories
Level 6: 1.713 sub-categories
Level 7: 3.805 products heading – national
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?NIPUM 2004 has been implemented from 1st January 1997 to 31 of December 2008 on monthly surveys on industrial production.
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