Workshop for developing countries on the revision of the recommendations for international merchandise trade statistics (IMTS)

31-03-2009  – 03-04-2009 Bogotá

The United Nations Statistics Division UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), in cooperation with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN/ECLAC) and the Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE)of Colombia organizes a workshop for Developing Countries on the Revision of the Recommendations for International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS), which will take place from 31 March to 3 April 2009 in Bogotá, Colombia. This workshop is part of a special effort of UNSD and UN/ECLAC to inform and receive feedback from developing countries on the IMTS revision process. The focus of the workshop will be on the concepts and definitions for international merchandise trade statistics as contained in International Merchandise Trade Statistics, Revision 2 (IMTS, Rev.2), and their application in countries.

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