4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications.
• Maintenance of model statistical classifications for the CIS countries, including maintenance of the base of problem issues arising during their implementation:
• Conduct of the survey of the state and development of national systems of classifications and statistical business registers of the CIS countries, preparation of the review on this subject.
4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)
• CIS-STAT disseminates statistical data in printed forms (statistical abstracts, statistical bulletins, reports, press releases) and in electronic form (statistical abstracts on compact discs, data base on CD-ROM "Official Statistics of the CIS Countries", data base "CIS Statistics"). CIS-STAT's web-site in Internet contains and maintains in updated form most important macroeconomic indicators by CIS countries, including time series by months for a number of years, press-releases of CIS-STAT, information on the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS, main information about statistical services of the CIS and CIS-STAT, data base "CIS Statistics", information about publications and electronic products and much of other useful information. As a rule, this information is disseminated in two languages (Russian and English).
• The main part of printed editions and electronic products is provided to regular users - government bodies, statistical services, and interstate bodies of the CIS countries. The rest part is provided to international organizations, mass media, scientific organizations, subscribers, selected companies on the basis of enquiries or agreements.
There are plans to publish the following editions in 2011:
• Express report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly);
• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2010" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;
All publications may be disseminated in a paper and electronic form.
Statistical information on CD-ROM:
• "Official Statistics of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States"; Russian-English version (16th edition);
There are plans for 2011 to publish:
• Statistical information is verified, aggregated and included into general information system of CIS-STAT in working tables of the personnel, in electronic versions of the publications, in automated databases, on network-attached data storage (Data bank of CIS-STAT), on the web-site of CIS-STAT in Internet, in electronic archive on compact discs.