International trade and balance of payments statistics

OECD-Eurostat Meeting of Experts in Trade in Services Statistics (TIS), Paris, 18-19 September 2007

 

Venue: OECD, Paris La Defense 2, Tour Europe, Salle des Nations

 

Tuesday, 18 September 2007, 9.30 a.m.: Joint session with the 8th OECD International Trade Statistics Expert Meeting (ITS)
Wednesday, 19 September 2007, 9.30 a.m.

 

Important notice:
In line with OECD policy to reduce paper consumption, delegates are invited to download the papers from this location and bring them to the meeting. Only a very limited number of paper copies will be made available at the meeting for those delegates who could not bring meeeting documents with them.

 

Draft agenda (14 September 2007)

 

Tuesday 18 September 2007, 9.30 a.m.

Joint 8th International Trade Statistics (ITS) and Trade in Services (TIS) Session

Welcome and opening by E. Giovannini, Chief Statistician of OECD and
Director of the Statistics Directorate

10.

Globalisation and Trade

a)

OECD and Globalisation: Organisational arrangements and horizontal co-operation across Directorates, work of the Reflection Group on Globalisation Statistics and Indicators

STD/NAES/TASS/ITS(2007)16

PPT presentation

b)

OECDs Trade Indicators Project (TIP): methodological improvements and extended coverage

(The Secretariat invites delegates to advise on further analytical extensions)

STD/NAES/TASS/ITS(2007)17

PPT presentation

c)

OECD Globalisation Indicators: - OECD (STI and STD)

STD/NAES/TASS/ITS(2007)18

PPT presentation

d)

Globalisation projects at Eurostat - Eurostat

STD/NAES/TASS/ITS(2007)19

PPT presentation

e)

The Space sector and International Trade - OECD/SG/AU report

SG/AU(2007)1

PPT presentation

f)

The "re-design" of French Enterprise Statistics to better meet globalisation needs - conclusions of the CNIS Working Group - country report France

PPT presentation

g)

The way forward: the future role of STDs statistical and analytical work on globalisation and trade in the context of the creation of WPTGS - OECD oral report

 

(The Secretariat will invite views from delegates (tour de table) on future directions and priorities

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

11.

Revision of the Balance of Payments Manual

a)

Progress report IMF - BPM 6 Chapter 10 Goods and services account

Room document 4

PPT presentation

(Delegates are invited to discuss some issues related to treatment of intellectual property transactions)

b)

Goods for Processing
i) Draft chapter of the forthcoming IMTS Compiler Manual
ii) From Goods for processing to Manufacturing services - What needs be done to measure these?
For discussion  - OECD/UNSD/WTO/IMF oral presentation

(The Secretariat invites delegates to express their opinion)

STD/NAES/TASS/ITS(2007)21

PPT presentation, OECD

PPT presentation

12.

Foreign Affiliates Statistics

Room document 1

 

FATS and Trade in services - some analytical issues - OECD presentation

PPT Presentation

13.

Revision of the Benchmark definition of FDI
OECD/DAFFE Oral report

PPT presentation

14.

Quality of Balance of Payments Statistics

a)

Reconciliation of foreign trade statistics and balance of payments - Eurostat

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)9

PPT presentation

b)

Austrian methodological changes in Balance of Payments and impact on trade in goods and services statistics - Austrian National Bank - PPT

Room document 2

PPT presentation

15.

Balance of payments and the Rest of the World account SNA

a)

Eurostat/ECB Rest of the World Task Force - Eurostat/ECB

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)7

b)

Trade in goods and services: A report on differences in two OECD datasets

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)8

PPT presentation

16.

Provisional conclusions and future Programme of Work

 

Cocktail reception: 18h-20h

Wednesday 19 September 2007, 9.30 a.m.

OECD-Eurostat Expert Meeting on Trade-in-services Statistics

17.

Opening

a)

Report of 2006 Trade-in-services Meeting 

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV/M(2007)1

b)

Eurostat activities in trade in services and related balance of payments areas for information

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)1

PPT presentation

c)

Report of TFSITS - for information

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)2

d)

Towards a services trade restrictiveness index - OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate  -  for discussion

TAD/TC(2007)4

PPT presentation

 

(Delegates will be invited to comment on the statistics component of the project and consider any implications for the Revision of the Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services)

 

18.

Revising the Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services

a)

Progress report and timetable

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)3

PPT presentation

b)

Outline of Revised Manual with main proposed changes and questions for discussion on:

i)  Chapter 3 and EBOPS 
ii) Chapter 4 and FATS
iii) Chapter on modes of supply
iv) A new analytical annex

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)4

PPT presentation

(The Secretariat will seek delegates advice on questions raised)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

19.

 OECD Data Collection and Dissemination

a)

OECD Progress in  expansion of  partner country data - OECD presentation

PPT presentation

b)

UNSD data collection

 

20.

Data quality and analysis

a)

Bilateral flows and asymmetries  - OECD
for discussion

STD/NAES/TASS/SERV(2007)5

PPT presentation

b)

Methodological improvements in data collection
Inter-institutional cooperation in Spain - Banco de España and INE - PPT

PPT presentation
c)

Developing Trade in services Statistics in Vietnam - GSO Vietnam - PPT

21.

Research:

a)

Trade in services by industry
Presentation by Statistics Canada - PPT

PPT presentation

b)

Downloaded products and online services - Can we measure cross-border trade?
Presentation by OECD

PPT presentation

22.

Remittances

a)

Luxembourg Group on Remittances
Eurostat /IMF/OECD Oral report

PPT presentation

b)

OECD Statistics Directorate Work on Remittances
OECD Oral report

23.

Future Programme of Work and Draft Conclusions

PPT presentation

24.

Other business and date of next  meeting

 

Close 

 

 

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