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Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda za mjesečno istraživanje industrije
(NIP BiH 2010 IPI)

Country / Area: Bosnia & Herzegovina

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 2010 (NIP BiH 2010 IPI)
Nomenclature of industrial products for monthly survey on industrial production, version 2010 (NIP BiH 2010 IPI)
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Serbian, Bosnian, 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.bhas.ba/
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: Sections (3)
Level 2: Divisions (30)
Level 3: Groups (107)
Level 4: Classes (253)
Level 5: CPA level - sub-categories (1.709)
Level 6: Products (3.878)
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Level 1: B
Level 2: 05
Level 3: 05.1
Level 4: 05.10
Level 5: 05.10.10
Level 6:
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, 2010 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 BiH 2010 IPI is an extended version of the EU Prodcom List 2010 and consists of:
1. all products included in Prodcom List 2010 and
2. products generated as a result of activities in divisions: 05; 06; 09;19 and 35 (except 35.3 group) in terms of NACE Rev. 2.
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 deviations from EU classifications NACE Rev. 2 / CPA 2008 or PRODCOM List 2012 in terms of structure, methodology or application rules. Additional divisions have being introduced in NIP BiH 2010 IPI to create nomenclature of relevant products for calculation of IPI.
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, from January 2013. Recalculated time series to the NACE Rev. 2 include data from January 2006 to December 2012.
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.Nomenclature is used in monthly industrial survey. Purpose of this survey is calculation of Industrial Production Index (IPI). Product level is used for data collection. Publication of IPI data are made at the following levels: Total industry, MIGS, sections (1 digit) and division (2 digit). Calculations of IPI at group level (3 digit) and class level (4 digit) are performed for internal users.
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.)NIP BiH 2010 has been adopted in February 2011 (Official Gazette of BH, No. 12/11).
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.NIP/ BiH 2010 is being used for data collection of the monthly survey on industrial production for reference months in year 2013.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Yes, revision is planned to meet national needs to more elaborate of some important products. Also, revision is planned in connection 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 (NIP 2005)
Nomenclature of industrial products (NIP 2005)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsNIP 2005 in terms of hierarchical structure correspondents to previous versions of EU activity and product classifications NACE Rev. 1.1 /CPA 2002.
NIP 2005 in terms of hierarchical structure correspondents to previous versions of EU activity and product classifications NACE Rev. 1.1 /CPA 2002.
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))Differences in the structure are related to differences in previous EU classification system.
Level 1: Sections (3)
Level 2: Subsections (16)
Level 3: Divisions (27)
Level 4: Groups (116)
Level 5: Classes (245)
Level 6: CPA level (13639)
Level 7: Products (4069) with national breakdown
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?NIP 2005 has been implemented from January 2006 to December 2012 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. Explanatory notes are an integral part of the nomenclature.
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 added products (generated in divisions: 05; 06; 09;19 and 35 in terms of NACE Rev. 2).
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 and Excel.
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 classificationAgency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquirySarajevo, Zelenih Beretki 26,
Phone: +387 (33) 911 911
Fax: +387 (33) 220 622
Web: www.bhas.ba
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 8/23/2013