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• The ILO, as a focal point for consumer price indices within the UN system, continues to:
i) collect and disseminate annual and monthly consumer price indices for some 200 countries and to produce and disseminate descriptions of the national methodologies underlying these indices;
ii) promote implementation of the international standards on CPI; and
iii) provide technical assistance to member States.

• The ILO continues to actively participate in the work of the Intersecretariat Working Group on Price Statistics (IWGPS).
i) As an agency responsible for the coordination of future revisions of the CPI Manual, ILO will continue maintaining the electronic version of the CPI manual on-line (see A number of chapters have already been updated. The webpage contains the original version, errata and the latest corrected version.