International trade and balance of payments statistics

Meeting of the Working Party on International Trade in Goods and Trade in Services Statistics (WPTGS), Paris, 4-6 October 2010

 

Venue: OECD Conference Centre, 2 rue André-Pascal, 75016 Paris Meeting Room 10
Find maps and list of hotels at: www.oecd.org/conferencecentre

 

4  October, 10.00 a.m.: Trade in Goods and Trade in Services Statistics

5-6 October, 9:30 a.m.: Trade, Globalisation and Competitiveness

 

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wptgs2008 - Agenda PDF Fr. 

Draft agenda

 

Monday 4 October 2010, 10.00 a.m.

Part I: Trade in Goods and Trade in Services Statistics

1.

Welcome, adoption of the Agenda, and opening

Welcome and opening by the Chief Statistician of OECD

STD/TBS/WPTGS/A(2010)1

STD/TBS/WPTGS/M(2010)1

Powerpoint

2.

Election of the WPTGS Chair and some Bureau members

 

3.

Outcomes of 7-8 June 2010 meeting of CSTAT

a)

CSTAT 2011-12 Programme of work and budget

STD-CSTAT(2010)1-REV1

b)

Implications for future WPTGS work

For information and comments

4.

Inter-Agency Co-operation and coordination in trade statistics. Follow up of Trade Task Forces meetings and UNSC 2010

 

a)

Report of TFIMTS Beirut meeting (WTO)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)1

Powerpoint

b)

Report of TFSITS, Beirut meeting (OECD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)2

Powerpoint

c)

Report on TFIMTS and TFSITS joint meeting (WTO and OECD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)3

d)

UNSC 2010 outcome on IMTS and MSITS (UNSD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)4

Powerpoint

e)

Country plans on implementing the new merchandise trade guidelines

For discussion and comments

 

i) UNSD questionnaire results (UNSD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)5

Powerpoint

 

ii) Country reports from WPTGS delegates on sequencing and priorities

 

f)

Country plans on implementing the new trade in services guidelines

For discussion and commentsPPT Presentation

 

 

i) Country reports from WPTGS delegates on sequencing and priorities, in particular:

PPT Presentation

 

  1. EBOPS 2010 implementation

Powerpoint

  2. TIS statistics by mode of supply

ii) Specific issues of TIS:

  1. Country practices and methodology for measuring international travel receipts and payments (OECD)

Powerpoint

  2. U.S. practices regarding the measurement of travel receipts and payments (United States)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)7

Powerpoint

  3. Completing travel services data: The method of mobile positioning by main mobile phone operators (Estonia)

Powerpoint

  4. Re-design and improvement of trade in commercial services estimates (Canada)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)9

Powerpoint

  5. Treatment of merchanting services (Ireland)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)10

Powerpoint

  6. New MSITS 2010 chapter on modes of supply: mode 4 (WTO)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)11

Powerpoint

  7. Chilean experience regarding Trade in Services compilation and current developments (Chile)

Powerpoint

5.

Adding value to trade statistics

For discussion and comments

a)

Adding detailed higher frequency merchandise trade data

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)8

i) UNSD

Powerpoint

ii) OECD

iii) Views from WPTGS delegates on their country practice

  1. Level of detail available, which classification (HS, SITC, ...)

  2. Relationship monthly-quarterly-yearly merchandise trade data

Powerpoint

b)

Adding the BEC classification to ITCS (OECD/STI)

PPT Presentation

 

Tuesday 5 October 2010, starting at 9h30 a.m.

c)

ITCS: Stocktacking of scope to develop volume indices, UVI (OECD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)12

 

d)

Country and Int. Organisation's reports on UVIs/trade volumes

Powerpoint

e)

The German cif/fob adjustment in practice (Germany)

PPT Presentation

f)

Integrated trade in goods and trade in services list by product and activity (OECD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)14

Powerpoint

g)

TIS: SDMX progress report (OECD)

Powerpoint

h)

New visualisation tools for trade and other statistics: eXplorer (OECD)

PowerpointPPT Presentation

i)

Estimated patterns of TIS flows between OECD countries and rest of the world (OECD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)15

Powerpoint

j)

Assessing the concentration of intra-group trade in services in Brazil (Brazil)

Powerpoint

6.

Linking Trade with Enterprise Characteristics (TEC)

For discussion and comments

a)

Report from the 3rd meeting of the Steering Group BEST (OECD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)17

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)17/ANN1

Powerpoint

b)

Plans for the first draft of the OECD-Eurostat TEC Handbook (OECD)

Powerpoint
c)

U.S. SME Exports: What the data tell us and don't tell us, and how they compare to EU SME exports (United States)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)18

Powerpoint

d)

Business characteristics statistics from the ABS (Australia)

PowerpointPresentation (ppt)

e)

Trade by enterprise characteristics (Brazil)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)20

Powerpoint

Powerpoint

 

18h-20h: OECD Cocktail Marshall Room

 

Wednesday 6 October 2010, 9.30 a.m.

Part II: Trade, Globalisation and Competitiveness

7.

Improving the usefulness of trade data and related databases

For discussion and comments

a)

Clarifying Trade Costs in Maritime Transport (OECD/TAD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)21

Powerpoint

b)

Potential for developing container statistics (Australia)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)22

PowerpointPPT Presentation

c)

A tale of two bazaar economies: an input-output analysis for Germany and Italy (Italy)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)23

Powerpoint

d)

Issues and challenges for measuring intra-firm trade (OECD/TAD)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)24

Powerpoint

e)

The use of trade data at the firm level for the analysis of international value chains (Italy)

Powerpoint

f)

Industry bias in the trade-in-tasks framework: service vs. manufacturing activities (OECD)

 

g)

Globalization and trade flows: what you see is not what you get! (WTO)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2010)28

Powerpoint

PPT Presentation 

h)

World Input Output Database: construction and first results

For information

Powerpoint

Powerpoint

i)

GVCs and emerging economies (OECD/STI)

For information

Powerpoint

8.

Main conclusions of the 3rd WPTGS meeting and future work priorities

Presentation (ppt)

9.

Any other business and date of the next WPTGS meeting

PPT Presentation

OECD proposes as date for the 4th WPTGS meeting

the 17-19 October 2011

PPT Presentation

10.

Closing

PPT Presentation

 

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