Enhancing industrial statistics capacity in Asia

DESA’s Statistics Division is organizing an International Workshop on Industrial Statistics in Beijing, China, from 8-10 July, in collaboration with the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and with the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

This workshop is part of a series of events organized under the project on strengthening statistical capacity development in China and other developing countries in Asia funded by the Chinese Government. The workshop aims to enhance the capacity of National Statistical Offices of Asian countries in the area of industrial statistics. In particular, it will address specific issues in industrial statistics, focusing on the preparation and conduct of industrial surveys, sampling techniques, the list of data items and other guidelines identified in the International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics (IRIS) 2008.

For more information:  http://unstats.un.org/unsd/industry/meetings/china2013/ac271-2.asp

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