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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.PRODROM structure is the same with the one of PRODCOM. The detailed degree at the last level is different to PRODCOM, depending on the requirements of the national economy.
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?6,468
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.Is not neccessary because by structure the first eight digits of PRODROM code represent the PRODCOM code.
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.National Istitute 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 (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.)PRODROM is in use in the national statistcs system starting with 01.01.2002
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.Yearly in compliance with PRODCOM
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 for manufacturing and price statistics.
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.)PRODROM is available in Romanian language.
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 yearly versions (eg. PRODROM 2002 – PRODOROM 2003)
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
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Nomenclatorul Productiei Fizice Industriale (PRODIND); Nomenclature of Industrial Physical Production (PRODIND).
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?2,623
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes
Contact information
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryProduct Nomenclature for Statistical Surveys on Industrial Production (PRODROM)

Source: UN questionnaire, 7/30/2004