Workshop on Industrial Statistics in the Central American Region and the Caribbean

  • Panama City, Panama
  • 9 – 11 May 2017

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The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) together with the Statistics Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) organise a sub-regional workshop on industrial statistics. The workshop will be held from 9 to 11 May 2017 in Panama City, Panama.

The workshop is organised by UNSD and ECLAC in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Panama's Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo (INEC)

Venue

Crowne Plaza Panama Hotel, Panama City

Confirmed list of Participants

  • Ms. Margarita RODRIGUEZ MORA, Banco Central de Costa Rica
  • Ms. Rosa María RUIZ VASQUEZ, Banco Central de Costa Rica

  • Ms. Isabela CORTES VICO, Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas e Información, Cuba
  • Ms. Cristina VALDES MACIAS, Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas e Información, Cuba

  • Ms. Danaidira MARTIS, Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao

  • Mr. Daniel VERA, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, Ecuador

  • Ms. Evelyn MENDEZ, Dirección General de Estadística y Censos, El Salvador

  • Ms. Lourdes Del Rosario ARRIAZA LECHUGA DE VEGA, Banco de Guatemala
  • Mr. Hugo Elizardo RIVAS PORTILLO, Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Guatemala

  • Mr. Fernando IRIAS, Banco Central de Honduras
  • Mr. Bryan VELASQUEZ, Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Honduras

  • Ms. Jessica CAMPBELL, Statistical Institute of Jamaica

  • Ms. María Aurora CRUZ MENDOZA, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI), Mexico
  • Mr. Ramón SANCHEZ TRUJANO, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI), Mexico

  • Mr. Giovanni GARAY VALLE, Banco Central de Nicaragua
  • Ms. Mayra Cristina MARTINEZ MORALES, Banco Central de Nicaragua

  • Mr. David SAIED, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Mr. Eduardo PALACIO, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Ms. Keyra CASTILLO, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Mr. Selvis STOCEL, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Ms. Yeisury MADRID, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Mr. José TREVIA, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Mr. Eduardo RAMOS, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama
  • Mr. Bernardo GONZALEZ, Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo, Panama

  • Ms. Luz MOREL, Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Dominican Republic


  • Mr. Alexander LOSCHKY, UNSD
  • Mr. Vysaul NYIRONGO, UNSD

  • Ms. Giannina LOPEZ, UN ECLAC
  • Ms. Patricia MARCHANT, UN ECLAC
  • Mr. Giovanni SAVIO, UN ECLAC

  • Mr. Shyam UPADHYAYA, UNIDO
  • Ms. María Elena AYALA, UNIDO expert

Contact

For more information on the Workshop on Industry Statistics please email industry@un.org


Agenda

Day 1: Tuesday, 9 May 2017: 9:00 - 17:30

  • 09:00-09:30 Registration

Session 1 Opening of the workshop, Goals, organization and logistic issues (09:30 – 10:30)

  • 09:30-10:00 Welcome to participants (Giovanni Savio, ECLAC, Alexander Loschky, UNSD, Shyam Upadhyaya, UNIDO, David Saied, INEC Panamá)
  • 10:00-10:15 Revisión de la Agenda
  • 10:15-10:30 Participants Presentation

  • 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

Session 2 Review of the current state of implementation of industrial statistics in the countries of the region (10:45 – 12:30)

  • 10:45-11:15 Giannina López, ECLAC: Implementation of industrial statistics and work programs in the region based on data reporting to ECLAC and UNSD and the pre-workshop evaluation questionnaire
  • 11:15-11:45 Shyam Upadhyaya and María Elena Ayala, UNIDO: International reporting of industrial data by countries of the region

  • 11:45-12:30 Discussion
12:30-13:45 Lunch Break

Session 3 Sources and methodologies for industrial statistics [part 1] (13:45-17:30)

  • 13:45-14:30 Vysaul Nyirongo, UNSD: Overview of the International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics 2008
  • 14:30-14:50 Patricia Marchant, ECLAC: Review of the implementation of the recommendations and methodologies
  • 14:50-15:15 Discussion

  • 15:15-15:30 Coffee Break

  • 15:30-16:00 Alexander Loschky, UNSD: The use of administrative records, economics censuses and business registers in industrial statistics
  • 16:00-16:30 Jessica Campbell, STATIN: Administrative records on Jamaica’s experience
  • 16:30-17:00 Daniel Vera, INEC: Administrative records and economics censuses on Ecuador’s experience
  • 17:00-17:30 Discussion

Day 2: Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 9:00 - 17:30

Session 3 Sources and methodologies for industrial statistics [part 2] (09:00-11:15)

  • 09:00-09:30 Giovanni Savio, ECLAC: Methodology and recommendation of statistical sampling
  • 09:30-10:00 Isabela Cortés y Cristina Valdés, ONEI Cuba: Information systems and collection tools for industrial statistics
  • 10:00-10:30 Ramón Sánchez Trujano, INEGI: Experience of statistical sampling in industrial statistics

  • 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

  • 10:45-11:15 Discussion

Session 4 Processing and editing of the information (11:15 – 15:45)

  • 11:15-12:00 Patricia Marchant, ECLAC: Quality of indicators according IRIS 2008
  • 12:00-12:30 Discussion
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
  • 14:00-14:30 Mayra Martinez, Central Bank of Nicaragua: Editing, imputation and treatment of responses
  • 14:30-15:00 Shyam Upadhyaya and María Elena Ayala, UNIDO: Imputation of missing data in industrial statistical database
  • 15:00-15:30 Discussion

  • 15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

Session 5 Periodicity, treatment of time series and related topics [part 1] (15:45 – 17:30)

  • 15:45-16:30 Vysaul Nyirongo, UNSD: The Index of Industrial Production: concepts, variables, methods and practical issues
  • 16:30-17:00 Giovanni Savio, ECLAC: Benchmarking & backcasting: reconciliation of industrial statistics
  • 17:00-17:30 Discussion

Day 3: Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:00 - 17:00

Session 5 Periodicity, treatment of time series and related topics [part 2] (09:00 – 10:00)

  • 09:00-09:30 Giovanni Savio, ECLAC: Seasonal and calendar adjustment
  • 09:30-10:00 Discussion

Session 6 Industrial statistics for the monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (10:00 – 11:45)

  • 10:00-10:30 Giannina López, ECLAC: Review of the work program related to industrial statistics and SDG monitoring

  • 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

  • 10:45-11:15 Shyam Upadhyaya and María Elena Ayala, UNIDO: Statistical indicators of industrialization: SDG 9 indicators, status of data availability, compilation issues and relationships to other indicators
  • 11:15-11:45 Discussion

Session 7 Relations between industrial statistics and other indicators (11:45 – 15:45)

  • 11:45-12:15 Shyam Upadhyaya and María Elena Ayala, UNIDO: Industrial statistics for policy making: Composite indicator of industrial measures
  • 12:15-12:30 Discussion
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-14:30 Alexander Loschky, UNSD: The Green Economy Indicators (GEI) framework and its link to industry statistics and the SDGs
  • 14:30-15:00 Patricia Marchant and Giannina López, ECLAC: Integrated statistical systems
  • 15:00-15:30 Discussion

  • 15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

Session 8: Closing of the workshop (15:45 – 17:00)

  • 15:45-16:00 Workshop Evaluation
  • 16:00-16:30 Giovanni Savio, ECLAC: Final recommendations
  • 16:30-17:00 Closing words (Giovanni Savio, ECLAC, Alexander Loschky, UNSD, Shyam Upadhyaya, UNIDO)

Meeting presentations

  • All presentations can be downloaded in a single ZIP file. The archive will be updated every time we receive a new presentation. (Last update: 23 May 2017)

Resource Guide

Please read! This resource guide contains important information to assist participants in the preparation for their trip to attend the meeting.


  • Organized by
  • UNSD
  • ECLAC
  • in collaboration with
  • INEC
  • UNIDO