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Country / Area: Turkey

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)TÜRKİYE SANAYİ ÜRÜNLERİ LİSTESİ "PRODTR"
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Turkish
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.Yes
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?XX.XX.XX.XX + YY
by adding two digits to original prodcom codes for needed headings in detail so PRODTR has been established.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level. Ekmek - normal Pide Simit, açma vb. Sandviç, tost ekmeği Diğer - kuru durumdayken % 5'e eşit veya daha az şeker ile % 5'e eşit veya daha az yağ içeren taze ekmekler (bal, yumurta, peynir veya meyve ilaveliler hariç)
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.XX.XX.XX.XX + YY
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)Yes, It is identical with PRODCOM.
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 is no deviation between PRODCOM and PRODTR.
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.)Full of eight digits of PRODCOM can be reported.
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.In Turkish Statistical Institute "TURKSTAT", PRODTR classification is being used at PRODCOM surveys and Short Term Statistics surveys. Full of ten digits level of PRODTR is being used for both collection and publishing of data.
By the Ministry of Sicience, Industry and Technology and and also by The union of chambers and commodity exchanges of Turkey are using PRODTR at their surveys and analysis.
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
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.)2004
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.PRODCOM survey (since) 2005
Short term statististics surveys (since) 2004
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?In parallel with PRODCOM annual changes are being made annually.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given) -
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international 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)) -
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification? -
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented? -
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. -
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?No
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)? -
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)? -
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?Yes
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes, Doc, Excel, XML, pdf.
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 classificationTurkish Statistical Institute, "TURKSTAT"
Metadata and Standards Department
Classifications Group
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryTUIK
Siniflamalar Grubu
Yucetepe Mah.
Necatibey Cad. No:114 A-205
06100 Cankaya - Ankara - TURKEY

+90 312 410 0 270

Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/13/2013