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Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda za Mesečno istraživanje industrije

Country / Area: Serbia

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 Mesečno istraživanje industrije
Nomenclature of industrial products for Monthly Industrial Survey
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?In Serbian.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes. Only in Serbian.
Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda za Mesečno istraživanje industrije
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?Division 20
Class 242
CPA level 1355
Product 4343
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Division 10 Производња прехрамбених производа
Class 1011 Прерада и конзервисање меса
CPA 1011.11 Свеже или расхлађено говеђе и телеће месо
Product 1011.11.01 Свеже говеђе и телеће месо t
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Based on NACE rev. 2 and CPA classifications.
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)This Nomenclature Based on NACE rev. 2 and CPA classifications (within CPA headings national break down for products in ascending order).
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.No deviations.
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 2, and 3 digit level of NACE rev. 2 classification we provide Industrial Production 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.Not applicable.
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.This Nomenclature is used in Monthly Industrial Survey. Purpose of this survey is Industrial Production Index calculation (IPI).
Product level is used for data collection. For publishing of IPI we use 2 and 3 digit level.
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 applicable.
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?Not applicable.
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.)December 2010.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.February 2011 for January data collecting.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?That depends on NACE rev. 2 revisions.
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, 2003
Nomenclature of industrial products, 2003
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNomenclature of industrial products, 2003 was based on those classifications.
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))The structure was the same as current one.
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?In February of the year 2004 for January IPI data.
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)?Not applicable.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?Not applicable.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes for 8 digit level (product-level).
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)PDF, Word
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Correspondence tables are available in electronic form only for internal use.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationRepublic Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryBelgrade, Milana Rakica 5
Phone +381 11 2412 922
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevantNone.

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/10/2012