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Country / Area: Czech Republic

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)---
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.The structure is identical to international standard
Classification structure
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.No
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Czech Statistical Office, Classifications and Nomenclatures Section
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)Olga Voknerova
Phone: +420 274 052 573
E-mail: voknerova@czso.cz
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.E-mail: voknerova@czso.cz
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.)1st January, 1994
Last updating 1st January, 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.After international standard CPA has been revised
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.SKP is used in enterprise statistics and external trade statistics
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?Production of selected industrial commodities, external trade 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.)Czech and English
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.Yes
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)National explanatory notes for updating version will be elaborated in the end 2004
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsProblems at classifying some factual services, on interpretation of the some names
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))EUROSTAT; INSEE methodology and interpretation
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry and Trade. Tax. Depreciation of Tangible Fixed Assets
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?Standardní klasifikace produkce (SKP)
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)?8 digits
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?3,600 items
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?1993
Contact information
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryStandard Classification of Products (SKP)

Source: UN questionnaire, 9/17/2004