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(CPSA 2002)

Country / Area: Romania

Classification category: Product classifications

General information
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.7 levels. The structure is the same with CPA 2002.
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?2,610 positions
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.National Institute of Statistics (NIS)
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)Gheorghe CONSTANTINESCU; phone: +40 21312.11.52
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.http://www.insse.ro/NOMENCLATOARE
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.)CPSA 2002 is approved by Order No 296/July/2003 of NIS President, on base of Government Decision No. 53/Feb. 1999, published in the Official journal 553/31.07.2003. It came into force on August 1st, 2003.
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.CPSA 2002 will be updated, according with international requirements, most likely in 2007.
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.CPSA is used for statistics on incomes, expenditures and consumption of the population, price statistics, agricultural and industrial production statistics, construction statistics, transport and communication statistics, trade and tourism statistics, services statistics - at the most detailed level.
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.)CPSA 2002 is available only in Romanian language and exist as handbook and on magnetic support.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Yes
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?Yes between CPSA 2002 and CPSA.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)YES
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?The Ministry of Public Finances.
CPSA is use to identify the products or services subjects of public acquire (by public auction).
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?No.
Contact information
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryClassification of Products and Services related to Activities 2002 (CPSA 2002)

Source: UN questionnaire, 7/30/2004