International workshop on measuring GDP by final demand approach

25-04-2011  – 27-04-2011 Shenzhen

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics of China is organizing an international workshop on measuring GDP by final demand approach. This workshop is being conducted as part of the project on strengthening statistical capacity development in China and other developing countries in Asia funded by the Chinese Government. It will give an overview on one of the main approaches to GDP compilation – the final demand approach, and will address specific issues of measuring the final consumption expenditures of households, government and non-profit institutions serving households and estimating gross capital formation for the economy and by sector. The estimation of national accounts’ imports and exports of goods and services from foreign trade statistics and other sources will also be discussed.

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