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Produktų, gaminių ir paslaugų klasifikatorius
(PGPK 2010)

Country / Area: Lithuania

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)Produktų, gaminių ir paslaugų klasifikatorius (PGPK); since 9 December 2010 PGPK_2010 version.
Classification of Products and Services
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?The classification is available in Lithuanian and English languages.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.http://db.stat.gov.lt/statclass/
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?PGPK is a hierarchical classification. It has seven levels. PGPK is a national version based on the CPA and Prodcom classifications with additional breakdowns.
First level (section) – 21 categories, second level (division) – 88 categories, third level (group) – 261 categories, fourth level (class) – 575 categories, fifth level (category) – 1342 categories, sixth level (subcategory) – 3142 categories, seventh level (position) – 5882 categories.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.A (section)
01 (division)
01.1 (group)
01.11 (class)
01.13.1 (category)
01.13.10 (subcategory) (position)
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.PGPK structure corresponds to the structural and hierarchical framework laid down by the EU classifications CPA and Prodcom list. The sixth level entirely corresponds to the CPA. The seventh level in Mining and quarrying and Manufactured products sections entirely correspond to the Prodcom list codes at the eight-digit level.
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)PGPK structure corresponds to the structural and hierarchical framework laid down by the CPA and Prodcom list with additional breakdowns.
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.PGPK is identical to the CPA and Prodcom methodology and application rules.
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.)At eight digits – as the Prodcom list code, at six digits – as the CPA sixth level codes.
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.The classification is used for all kinds of statistics to collect, tabulate, present and analyse data by products and services, e.g. agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing products, non-industrial services and industrial products. Data are collected at the 7th level (ten digits) and published according to EU or national requirements. Outside the statistical office, it is used by the Ministry of Agriculture.
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.)Not identified.
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?No
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.)PGPK 2010 was adopted by Order No DĮ-247 of the Director General of Statistics Lithuania of 9 December 2010.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Short-term statistics, manufacturing statistics in 2011.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?PGPK is updated according to the Prodcom and CPA update plan.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Общесоюзный классификатор промышленной и сельскохозяйственной продукции (OKП)
Soviet classification of industrial and agricultural production
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNo data available.
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))No data available.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?No data available.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?No data available.
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?We use the CPA explanatory notes and guidelines translated into Lithuanian.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?No
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?No
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?No
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes, the classification is available in MDB, XLS, PDF and DOC formats.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?No
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationStatistics Lithuania
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryStatistics Lithuania
29 Gedimino Ave., 01500 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel. +370 5 236 4716
Fax +370 5 236 4845
E-mail klasifikatoriai@stat.gov.lt
Website http://www.stat.gov.lt
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/5/2012