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Nomenklatura industrijskih proizvoda za Godišnje istraživanje industrije

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 Godišnje istraživanje industrije - PRODCOM 2012 (NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2012)
Nomenclature of industrial products for Annual Industrial Survey - PRODCOM 2012 (NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2012)
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 (4)
Level 2: Divisions (30)
Level 3: Groups (113)
Level 4: Classes (262)
Level 5: CPA level - sub-categories (1.847)
Level 6: Products (3.867)
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Level 1: B (Mining and quarring)
Level 2: 07 (Mining of metal ores)
Level 3: 07.2 (Mining of non-ferrous metal ores)
Level 4: 07.29 (Mining of other non-ferrous ores)
Level 5: 07.29.13 (Aluminium ores and concentrates)
Level 6: (Aluminium ores and concentrates)
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Hierarchical structure of NIP BIH/PRODCOM 2012 is based on NACE Rev. 2 / CPA 2008/ PRODCOM List of the EU, 2012 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 /PRODCOM 2012 is an extended version of Prodcom List and consists of:
1. all products included in EU Prodcom List 2012 and
2. products generated as a result of activities in divisions: 05; 06; 09; 19; 35 and 38 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 /PRODCOM 2012 to create hierarchical nomenclature of relevant products for national needs.
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 EU level of the PRODCOM List.
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.It is used as product nomenclature for annual industrial surveys, conducted for national users needs and Eurostat. Product level is used for data collection and 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.)No information.
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 information.
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/PRODCOM 2012 has been adopted in January 2013.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.It is being used for data collection of the PRODCOM based annual survey on industrial production for reference year 2012, lunched in March 2013.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?NIP BIH/PRODCOM versions are being revised annually according to the revision policy of EU PRODCOM List. That’s means that NIP BIH/PRODCOM 2012 would be revised to NIP BIH/PRODCOM 2013 version according to EU PRODCOM List 2013 in order to be used for conducting annual survey for reference year 2012.
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 Godišnje istraživanje industrije - PRODCOM 2011 (NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2011)
Nomenclature of industrial products for Annual Industrial Survey - PRODCOM 2011 (NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2011)
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsIn terms of hierarchical structure NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2011 has identical NACE/CPA levels as current version of NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2012, but at the level of products it follows EU PRODCOM List, version 2011.
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 is the same as the current one. Number of items differs only at product level.
Level 1: Sections (4)
Level 2: Divisions (30)
Level 3: Groups (113)
Level 4: Classes (262)
Level 5: CPA level - sub-categories (1.847)
Level 6: Products (3.838)
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Yes.
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?NIP BiH /PRODCOM 2011 has been implemented in 2012 for annual industrial survey for reference year 2011.
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)?Yes.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes, only for added products (generated in divisions: 05; 06; 09;19;35 and 38 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