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Clasificador de Productos

Country / Area: Uruguay

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)Clasificador de Productos
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Español
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.No
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?1. Línea
2. Sub línea
3. Producto
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.1. Línea 01 Arroz semielaborado, elaborado o descacarillado
2. Sub línea 01 Arroz descacarillado
3. Producto 01 Arroz cargo
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Se basa en CIIU rev.4 y parcialmente en Clasificador de Productos por Actividades (CPA)
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)No
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 se basa en CPC
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.)Esta a estudio comparabilidad con CPC
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.No existe, está a estudio implementar el uso de CPC
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.Encuesta Ancual de Actividad Ecinómica
Encuestas económicas Coyunturales, en implementación
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.)Ninguno
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 hay
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.)2008
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.En encuestas coyunturales aun no se implementó
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Sí, para el año 2013
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Codificador de productos por CIIu 4 adpatado a Uruguay
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsHay correspondencia con lsitados en CIIU rev.3 que tenia 1 nivel (producto)
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))Hay correspondencia con lsitados en CIIU rev.3 que tenia 1 nivel (producto)
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Sí existen
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?1997
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.Sí, encuestas coyunturales
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?No notas, si directrices
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?No existe
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)? 
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)Si, Excel
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?Si
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationInstituto Nacional de Estadítica
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryRío Negro 1520, Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel. 598 29027303
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevantNo corresponde

Source: UN questionnaire, 6/13/2013