International trade and balance of payments statistics

Meeting of the Working Party on International Trade in Goods and Trade in Services Statistics (WPTGS), Paris, 7-9 November 2011

 

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

 

7 November, 10.00 a.m.: Trade in Goods

8 November, 9.30 a.m.: cross cutting issues

9 November, 9.30 a.m.: Trade in services

 


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 meeting documents with them.

wptgs2008 - Agenda PDF Fr. 

Draft agenda

 

Monday 7 November 2011, 10.00 a.m.

Part I: Trade in Goods Statistics

1.

Welcome, adoption of the agenda and opening

For information

1.

Welcome and opening by the Chief Statistician of OECD

 

2.

Adoption of the Minutes of the 3rd WPTGS meeting 4-6 October 2010

STD/TBS/WPTGS/M(2011)1

3.

Adoption of the draft agenda

STD/TBS/WPTGS/A(2011)1

2.

Outcome of the June 2011 meeting of CSTAT

For information and discussion

1.

Summary (OECD/STD - Paul Schreyer)

Powerpoint

2.

Implications for WPTGS work (OECD/STD - Paul Schreyer)

 

3.

Interagency cooperation

For information and discussion

1.

Inter-Agency Merchandise Trade Statistics Task Force (TFIMTS) report and report on the joint meeting of interagency TFs (WTO - Andreas Maurer)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)1

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)12

Powerpoint

2.

Progress on the Compilers Manual for IMTS (UNSD - Ronald Jansen)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)32

Powerpoint

     
 

Coffee break, 11.00 - 11.30

 
     

4.

Methodological research and analysis

For discussion

1.

The treatment of VAT registrations in the Balance of Payments and National Accounts - Uncertainties in measuring goods and services in different statistics (Hungary - MNB Magyar Nemzeti Bank and HSCO Hungarian Central Statistical Office - Zsuzsanna Sisakné))

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)2

Powerpoint

5.

Unit value and price indexes

For discussion

1.

UVI calculations in Italy (Italy, ISTAT - Stefano Menghinello)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)3

 

 

 

 

Lunch break, 12.30 - 14.00

 

 

  PPT Presentation

2.

UVI calculations in Mexico (Mexico, Bank of Mexico - Andrés Zetina)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)4

Powerpoint

3.

Improving quantity information in France (France, Direction générale des douanes et droits indirects - Laurent Gasnier)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)5

Powerpoint

4.

Interim report on calculating UVIs (OECD/STD - Blandine Serve)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)6

Powerpoint

     
 

Coffee break, 15.30 - 16.00

 
 

 

 

5.

Using cluster analysis for identifying outliers and possibilities offered when calculating Unit Value Indices (Eurostat - Evangelos Pongas)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)7

Powerpoint

6.

PPI, XMPI, and new sharing between volume and price in Goods Trade (France, INSEE - Alain Gallais)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)8

Powerpoint

7.

Analysis of the latest developments in Turkish merchandise trade using Imports and Exports volume and price indices (Turkey, Ministry of Economy - Nihan Odabasi)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)9

Powerpoint

 

Tuesday 8 November 2011, starting at 9h30 a.m.

Part II: Cross cutting issues

6.

Global Value  Chains and Trade in Value-added

For discussion

1.

Why is Value-Added Trade important for policy? (US ITC - Robert B. Koopman)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)10

Powerpoint

2.

Trade in Value-Added: Concepts, Methodologies and Challenges (OECD/STD - Nadim Ahmad)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)11

Powerpoint

3.

Model-based estimates of trade statistics (OECD/TAD - Sebastien Miroudot)

Powerpoint

     
 

Coffee break, 11.00 - 11.20

 
     

4.

Made in the World Initiative (MIWI) (WTO - Andreas Maurer)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)13

Powerpoint

5.

Trade in Tasks (OECD/TAD - Sebastien Miroudot and Hidegunn Nordas)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)14

Powerpoint

 

 

 
 

Lunch break, 12.30 - 14.00

 
     

7.

Linking trade and business statistics

For discussion

1.

The OECD-Eurostat TEC - Handbook on Trade Microdata (OECD/STD - Sonia Araujo)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)15

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)31

Powerpoint

2.

Linking TEC to Input-Output tables (OECD/STD - Nadim Ahmad)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)16

Powerpoint

3.

Bilateral trade by industry and end-use (OECD/STI - Colin Webb)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)17

Powerpoint

8.

Global forum on trade Statistics

For discussion

1.

Global Forum on Trade Statistics and its follow-up (UNSD - Ronald Jansen)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)33

Powerpoint

2.

A shared vision for the future: International Trade Information Systems in 2020 (Andreas Maurer, WTO), (Eurostat, OECD, UNSD, WTO)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)18

Powerpoint

     
 

Coffee break, 16.15 - 16.45

 
 

 

 

9.

Goods for Processing, combining goods and services

For discussion

1.

Implementing IMTS and MSIT - A focus on goods for processing Hungary, Hungarian Central Statistical Office - Anita Bàny)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)19

Powerpoint

2.

An alternative presentation of trade in goods and services (OECD/STD - Bettina Wistrom)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)20

Powerpoint

     
 

18h - 20h : Cocktail offered by OECD, Marshall Room

 
     

 

Wednesday 9 November 2011, 9.30 a.m.

Part III: Trade in Services

10.

Inter-Agency Co-operation

For information

1.

Report of the Inter-Agency Task Force SITS (OECD/STD - Bettina Wistrom)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)21

Powerpoint

2.

Launch of UN expert group EG SITS on compilation guidance (UNSD - Ronald Jansen)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)34

Powerpoint

3.

Update on the BPM6 Compilation Guide (IMF - Florina Tanase)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)22

Powerpoint

 

 

Powerpoint

 

Coffee break, 10.30 - 10.45

Powerpoint

 

 

 

11.

Focus on statistical sources for collecting trade in services information

For discussionPPT Presentation

1.

The revised TIS Survey in Hong-Kong, China (Hong-Kong, China, Census and Statistics Department - Lilian Fung)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)23

Powerpoint

2.

New Survey System in Switzerland (Switzerland, Swiss National Bank - Stéphanie Zeier)

Oral report

3.

Using credit card information for measuring travel (Canada, Statistics Canada - Denis Caron)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)24

Powerpoint

4.

Moving from the international transaction recording system to enterprise surveys (Italy, Bank of Italy - Simonetta Zappa)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)25

Powerpoint

 

  Presentation (ppt)

 

Lunch break, 13.00 - 14.00

PPT Presentation
 

 

PPT Presentation

5.

Outward foreign affiliates survey focusing on finance and insurance (Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics - Bernard Williams)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)26

Powerpoint

12.

Statistical developments

For discussion

1.

OECD Services World Matrix (OECD/STD - Fabiana Cerasa, WTO - Antonella Liberatore)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)27

Powerpoint

2.

Modes of supply (Eurostat - Hionia Vlachou, WTO - Joscelyn Magdeleine, OECD/STD - Bettina Wistrom)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)28

Powerpoint

     
 

Coffee break, 15.30 - 15.45

 
     

3.

EBOPS 2010 database coding and SDMX  (IMF - Florina Tanase)

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)29

Powerpoint

4.

Improving estimates of international trade in health services under the System of Health Accounts framework (OECD/ELS - David Morgan)

 

STD/TBS/WPTGS(2011)30

Powerpoint

5.

New National Accounts Task Force on FISIM (OECD/STD - Nadim Ahmad)

Oral report

Powerpoint

13.

Draft conclusion of the fourth WPTGS meeting and future work programme, date of next meeting

 

14.

Election of the Bureau members

 

15.

Closing

PPT Presentation

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