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Country / Area: Panama

Classification category: Product classifications

General information
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?La estructura es igual a la norma internacional
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?La mayor desagregación se apresenta a nivel de subclase (seis digitos).
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Dirección de Estadística y Censo
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)Luis Enrique Quesada
Director de Estadística y Censo
E-mail cgrdec@contraloría.gob.pa
Teléfono 210-4887
Avenida Balboa y Federico Boyd.
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.)El Manual de Clasificación Nacional de Bienes se aplicó en la Dirección de Estadística y Censo a partir de enero de 1990.
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.Las revisiones están contempladas para efectuarse antes del programa de los Censos Nacionales y se hace de acuerdo a las necesidades nacionales.
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.Dirección Nacional de Estadística y Censo
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.)Cantidad producida, vendida y valor de la venta por producto (Sector Manufactura de la Encuesta entre Empresas No Financieras); Indice de precio al consumidor; Encuestas de Cuentas Nacionales.
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?Encuesta entre Empresas No Financieras, cuadro de producción y ventas por producto.
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.)Español
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Si

Source: UN questionnaire, 10/10/2003