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1. Demographic and social statistics (CIS-STAT)
1. Demographic and social statistics (CIS-STAT)
1.1 Population and migration (CIS-STAT)
Demographic Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of demographic statistics in accordance with the list of indicators agreed upon with national statistical services.

• Preparation and publication of analytical materials on the demographic situation in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of a booklet “Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Countries of the World”, and statistical abstract “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

Results of population census
Ongoing work: 

• Publication of concise results of the Censuses.


1.2 Labour (CIS-STAT)
Labour Statistics
Ongoing work:

• CIS-STAT will continue to collect, process, analyse and disseminate data on employment, unemployment, wages and salaries.

• Preparation of a review (report) entitled "The Labour Market in the CIS Countries".New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.


1.3 Education (CIS-STAT)
Education Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on education.

• Preparation of the annual report entitled "Education in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to render consultative services to national statistical services on the problems of education statistics organisation in the countries of the Commonwealth.


1.4 Health (CIS-STAT)
Public Health Care
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating public health care.

• Preparation and publication of analytic review "On Morbidity, Disablement and Mortality of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".


1.5 Income and consumption (CIS-STAT)
Household Income and Expenditure 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and annual data provided by national statistical services on the level and structure of household money income and consumer expenditure, minimum subsistence level and assessment of poverty of population, breakdown of population by size of average per capita income (expenditure), level and structure of food products consumption, energy value and composition of nutrients in consumed products (with annual periodicity).

• Preparation of annual report on household income, expenditure and consumption in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on household income, expenditure and consumption statistics in the Commonwealth countries.

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on money income and expenditure of the population of the Commonwealth countries - quarterly and annually. 

New activities:

• Monitoring of the population quality of life indicators.


1.6 Social protection (CIS-STAT)
Social Welfare
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating social protection and pension security, and information on the numbers of disabled persons in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of annual report on the numbers of pensioners and pension security in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of social security statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.7 Human settlements and housing (CIS-STAT)
Housing Conditions
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating housing conditions of population in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of annual report "Dwelling Stock and Housing Conditions of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of living conditions of population.


1.8 Justice and crime (CIS-STAT)
Crime and Convictions 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating crime and convictions in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of quarterly reports on the state of criminality in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of crime and conviction statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.9 Culture (CIS-STAT)
Culture and Arts
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on culture and arts.

• Preparation of annual analytic materials illustrating the activities of culture and arts agencies in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is intended to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organization of culture statistics in the Commonwealth countries.



2. Economic statistics (CIS-STAT)
1.1 Population and migration (CIS-STAT)
Demographic Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of demographic statistics in accordance with the list of indicators agreed upon with national statistical services.

• Preparation and publication of analytical materials on the demographic situation in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of a booklet “Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Countries of the World”, and statistical abstract “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

Results of population census
Ongoing work: 

• Publication of concise results of the Censuses.


1.2 Labour (CIS-STAT)
Labour Statistics
Ongoing work:

• CIS-STAT will continue to collect, process, analyse and disseminate data on employment, unemployment, wages and salaries.

• Preparation of a review (report) entitled "The Labour Market in the CIS Countries".New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.


1.3 Education (CIS-STAT)
Education Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on education.

• Preparation of the annual report entitled "Education in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to render consultative services to national statistical services on the problems of education statistics organisation in the countries of the Commonwealth.


1.4 Health (CIS-STAT)
Public Health Care
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating public health care.

• Preparation and publication of analytic review "On Morbidity, Disablement and Mortality of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".


1.5 Income and consumption (CIS-STAT)
Household Income and Expenditure 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and annual data provided by national statistical services on the level and structure of household money income and consumer expenditure, minimum subsistence level and assessment of poverty of population, breakdown of population by size of average per capita income (expenditure), level and structure of food products consumption, energy value and composition of nutrients in consumed products (with annual periodicity).

• Preparation of annual report on household income, expenditure and consumption in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on household income, expenditure and consumption statistics in the Commonwealth countries.

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on money income and expenditure of the population of the Commonwealth countries - quarterly and annually. 

New activities:

• Monitoring of the population quality of life indicators.


1.6 Social protection (CIS-STAT)
Social Welfare
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating social protection and pension security, and information on the numbers of disabled persons in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of annual report on the numbers of pensioners and pension security in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of social security statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.7 Human settlements and housing (CIS-STAT)
Housing Conditions
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating housing conditions of population in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of annual report "Dwelling Stock and Housing Conditions of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of living conditions of population.


1.8 Justice and crime (CIS-STAT)
Crime and Convictions 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating crime and convictions in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of quarterly reports on the state of criminality in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of crime and conviction statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.9 Culture (CIS-STAT)
Culture and Arts
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on culture and arts.

• Preparation of annual analytic materials illustrating the activities of culture and arts agencies in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is intended to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organization of culture statistics in the Commonwealth countries.



3. Environment and multi-domain statistics (CIS-STAT)
1.1 Population and migration (CIS-STAT)
Demographic Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of demographic statistics in accordance with the list of indicators agreed upon with national statistical services.

• Preparation and publication of analytical materials on the demographic situation in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of a booklet “Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Countries of the World”, and statistical abstract “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

Results of population census
Ongoing work: 

• Publication of concise results of the Censuses.


1.2 Labour (CIS-STAT)
Labour Statistics
Ongoing work:

• CIS-STAT will continue to collect, process, analyse and disseminate data on employment, unemployment, wages and salaries.

• Preparation of a review (report) entitled "The Labour Market in the CIS Countries".New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.


1.3 Education (CIS-STAT)
Education Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on education.

• Preparation of the annual report entitled "Education in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to render consultative services to national statistical services on the problems of education statistics organisation in the countries of the Commonwealth.


1.4 Health (CIS-STAT)
Public Health Care
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating public health care.

• Preparation and publication of analytic review "On Morbidity, Disablement and Mortality of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".


1.5 Income and consumption (CIS-STAT)
Household Income and Expenditure 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and annual data provided by national statistical services on the level and structure of household money income and consumer expenditure, minimum subsistence level and assessment of poverty of population, breakdown of population by size of average per capita income (expenditure), level and structure of food products consumption, energy value and composition of nutrients in consumed products (with annual periodicity).

• Preparation of annual report on household income, expenditure and consumption in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on household income, expenditure and consumption statistics in the Commonwealth countries.

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on money income and expenditure of the population of the Commonwealth countries - quarterly and annually. 

New activities:

• Monitoring of the population quality of life indicators.


1.6 Social protection (CIS-STAT)
Social Welfare
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating social protection and pension security, and information on the numbers of disabled persons in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of annual report on the numbers of pensioners and pension security in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of social security statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.7 Human settlements and housing (CIS-STAT)
Housing Conditions
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating housing conditions of population in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of annual report "Dwelling Stock and Housing Conditions of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of living conditions of population.


1.8 Justice and crime (CIS-STAT)
Crime and Convictions 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating crime and convictions in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of quarterly reports on the state of criminality in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of crime and conviction statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.9 Culture (CIS-STAT)
Culture and Arts
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on culture and arts.

• Preparation of annual analytic materials illustrating the activities of culture and arts agencies in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is intended to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organization of culture statistics in the Commonwealth countries.



4. Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis (CIS-STAT)
1.1 Population and migration (CIS-STAT)
Demographic Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of demographic statistics in accordance with the list of indicators agreed upon with national statistical services.

• Preparation and publication of analytical materials on the demographic situation in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of a booklet “Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Countries of the World”, and statistical abstract “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

Results of population census
Ongoing work: 

• Publication of concise results of the Censuses.


1.2 Labour (CIS-STAT)
Labour Statistics
Ongoing work:

• CIS-STAT will continue to collect, process, analyse and disseminate data on employment, unemployment, wages and salaries.

• Preparation of a review (report) entitled "The Labour Market in the CIS Countries".New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.


1.3 Education (CIS-STAT)
Education Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on education.

• Preparation of the annual report entitled "Education in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to render consultative services to national statistical services on the problems of education statistics organisation in the countries of the Commonwealth.


1.4 Health (CIS-STAT)
Public Health Care
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating public health care.

• Preparation and publication of analytic review "On Morbidity, Disablement and Mortality of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".


1.5 Income and consumption (CIS-STAT)
Household Income and Expenditure 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and annual data provided by national statistical services on the level and structure of household money income and consumer expenditure, minimum subsistence level and assessment of poverty of population, breakdown of population by size of average per capita income (expenditure), level and structure of food products consumption, energy value and composition of nutrients in consumed products (with annual periodicity).

• Preparation of annual report on household income, expenditure and consumption in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on household income, expenditure and consumption statistics in the Commonwealth countries.

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on money income and expenditure of the population of the Commonwealth countries - quarterly and annually. 

New activities:

• Monitoring of the population quality of life indicators.


1.6 Social protection (CIS-STAT)
Social Welfare
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating social protection and pension security, and information on the numbers of disabled persons in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of annual report on the numbers of pensioners and pension security in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of social security statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.7 Human settlements and housing (CIS-STAT)
Housing Conditions
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating housing conditions of population in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of annual report "Dwelling Stock and Housing Conditions of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of living conditions of population.


1.8 Justice and crime (CIS-STAT)
Crime and Convictions 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating crime and convictions in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of quarterly reports on the state of criminality in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of crime and conviction statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.9 Culture (CIS-STAT)
Culture and Arts
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on culture and arts.

• Preparation of annual analytic materials illustrating the activities of culture and arts agencies in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is intended to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organization of culture statistics in the Commonwealth countries.



5. Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics at nat.and intl.level (CIS-STAT)
1.1 Population and migration (CIS-STAT)
Demographic Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of demographic statistics in accordance with the list of indicators agreed upon with national statistical services.

• Preparation and publication of analytical materials on the demographic situation in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of a booklet “Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Countries of the World”, and statistical abstract “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

Results of population census
Ongoing work: 

• Publication of concise results of the Censuses.


1.2 Labour (CIS-STAT)
Labour Statistics
Ongoing work:

• CIS-STAT will continue to collect, process, analyse and disseminate data on employment, unemployment, wages and salaries.

• Preparation of a review (report) entitled "The Labour Market in the CIS Countries".New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.


1.3 Education (CIS-STAT)
Education Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on education.

• Preparation of the annual report entitled "Education in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to render consultative services to national statistical services on the problems of education statistics organisation in the countries of the Commonwealth.


1.4 Health (CIS-STAT)
Public Health Care
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating public health care.

• Preparation and publication of analytic review "On Morbidity, Disablement and Mortality of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".


1.5 Income and consumption (CIS-STAT)
Household Income and Expenditure 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and annual data provided by national statistical services on the level and structure of household money income and consumer expenditure, minimum subsistence level and assessment of poverty of population, breakdown of population by size of average per capita income (expenditure), level and structure of food products consumption, energy value and composition of nutrients in consumed products (with annual periodicity).

• Preparation of annual report on household income, expenditure and consumption in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on household income, expenditure and consumption statistics in the Commonwealth countries.

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on money income and expenditure of the population of the Commonwealth countries - quarterly and annually. 

New activities:

• Monitoring of the population quality of life indicators.


1.6 Social protection (CIS-STAT)
Social Welfare
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating social protection and pension security, and information on the numbers of disabled persons in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of annual report on the numbers of pensioners and pension security in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of social security statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.7 Human settlements and housing (CIS-STAT)
Housing Conditions
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating housing conditions of population in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of annual report "Dwelling Stock and Housing Conditions of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of living conditions of population.


1.8 Justice and crime (CIS-STAT)
Crime and Convictions 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating crime and convictions in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of quarterly reports on the state of criminality in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of crime and conviction statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


1.9 Culture (CIS-STAT)
Culture and Arts
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on culture and arts.

• Preparation of annual analytic materials illustrating the activities of culture and arts agencies in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is intended to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organization of culture statistics in the Commonwealth countries.




2. Economic statistics (CIS-STAT)
1. Demographic and social statistics (CIS-STAT)
2.2 Economic accounts (CIS-STAT)
National Accounts
Ongoing work:

Implementation of the System of National Accounts in the accounting practice of the CIS countries in 2013:

• Collection, analysis and dissemination of data on the key macroeconomic indicators developed on the basis of 1993 SNA concepts.

• Preparation of an abstract (Russian-English) illustrating main macroeconomic indicators of the CIS countries, and analytic report on main trends in production and use of gross domestic product in the Commonwealth countries.

• Advisory assistance to the CIS countries in refining methods of defining and reflecting economic processes and phenomena of relevance to the CIS countries in their national accounts.


2.3 Business statistics (CIS-STAT)
Distributive Trade 
Ongoing work:  

In the distributive trade for 2013:

Monthly collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of retail trade and catering enterprises turnover  through all sales channels (for trading organisations and the sales of goods at retail markets, in current prices). 

• On volume changes in retail trade and catering enterprises  turnover (in current and constant prices). 

Quarterly data: 

• On volumes of retail trade turnover by small size enterprises (in current prices). 

• On stocks of goods in retail trade, in current prices. 

c)  Yearly data: 

• On the structure of sales of food and non-food goods in value terms in current prices and indicators of sales in quantity.

• Statistics on the intermediary activities of various specialized exchanges (goods, raw materials, stocks and shares, currencies, etc). 

• Sales of alcoholic beverages per capita.

d) Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the consumer markets  for goods and services in the CIS countries in 2012.

 
Business statistics
 
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and yearly data for the period 2012-2013 on profits of enterprises and organisations and the settlement situation of enterprises and organisations, both domestically and with other countries of the Commonwealth.

 
Market services
 
Ongoing work:  

In the field of market services for 2013 it is envisaged to collect, process and publish: 

Monthly data: 

• On the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, through all channels of sales, in current prices; 

• On changes in the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, in current and constant prices; 

Yearly data: 

• On the structure of market services, including personal services, in value terms (in current prices) and in quantity of sales;

• Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the goods and services markets in the Commonwealth countries in 2012.

 
Industry statistics
 
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing and publication of data on industry in the CIS countries: 

Monthly: output of the main types of industrial products in quantity, industrial output (in current prices), and indices of industrial output (in constant prices), both as a whole and by main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry); 

Yearly: output of the main types of industrial products by product category;

Forecasts of output of rolled ferrous metal products, steel pipes, cotton fibres, cement, selected kinds of machine building products, extraction and production of the main types of fuel and energy resources;

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of selected industrial branches.

New activities:

Methodology of industrial output indices calculation, development of the method for weighting coefficients of value added, revision of goods selection, improvement of data collection and processing methods.


2.4 Sectoral statistics (CIS-STAT)
1.1 Population and migration (CIS-STAT)
Demographic Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of demographic statistics in accordance with the list of indicators agreed upon with national statistical services.

• Preparation and publication of analytical materials on the demographic situation in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of a booklet “Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Countries of the World”, and statistical abstract “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

Results of population census
Ongoing work: 

• Publication of concise results of the Censuses.1.2 Labour (CIS-STAT)

Labour Statistics
Ongoing work:

• CIS-STAT will continue to collect, process, analyse and disseminate data on employment, unemployment, wages and salaries.

• Preparation of a review (report) entitled "The Labour Market in the CIS Countries".New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.

New Activities:

• Preparation of a statistical abstract  “Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”.1.3 Education (CIS-STAT)

Education Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on education.

• Preparation of the annual report entitled "Education in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to render consultative services to national statistical services on the problems of education statistics organisation in the countries of the Commonwealth.1.4 Health (CIS-STAT)

Public Health Care
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating public health care.

• Preparation and publication of analytic review "On Morbidity, Disablement and Mortality of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".1.5 Income and consumption (CIS-STAT)

Household Income and Expenditure 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and annual data provided by national statistical services on the level and structure of household money income and consumer expenditure, minimum subsistence level and assessment of poverty of population, breakdown of population by size of average per capita income (expenditure), level and structure of food products consumption, energy value and composition of nutrients in consumed products (with annual periodicity).

• Preparation of annual report on household income, expenditure and consumption in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on household income, expenditure and consumption statistics in the Commonwealth countries.

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on money income and expenditure of the population of the Commonwealth countries - quarterly and annually. 

New activities:

• Monitoring of the population quality of life indicators.1.6 Social protection (CIS-STAT)

Social Welfare
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating social protection and pension security, and information on the numbers of disabled persons in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of annual report on the numbers of pensioners and pension security in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of social security statistics in the Commonwealth countries.1.7 Human settlements and housing (CIS-STAT)

Housing Conditions
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services illustrating housing conditions of population in the CIS countries.

• Preparation of annual report "Dwelling Stock and Housing Conditions of Population in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of living conditions of population.1.8 Justice and crime (CIS-STAT)

Crime and Convictions 
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating crime and convictions in the Commonwealth countries. Preparation of quarterly reports on the state of criminality in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of crime and conviction statistics in the Commonwealth countries.1.9 Culture (CIS-STAT)

Culture and Arts
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services as part of the interstate exchange of information on culture and arts.

• Preparation of annual analytic materials illustrating the activities of culture and arts agencies in the Commonwealth countries.

• It is intended to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organization of culture statistics in the Commonwealth countries.


2.5 Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics (CIS-STAT)
State Budget Income and Expenditure
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on State budget income and expenditure in the Commonwealth countries over the period 2012-2013 (quarterly and yearly).

• Preparation of analytic reports on financial situation in the Commonwealth countries.

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.


2.6 International trade and balance of payments (CIS-STAT)
Foreign Trade Statistics 
Ongoing work:

In foreign trade in goods over the period 2013:

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries (in current prices);

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance by regional amalgamations of the CIS countries (in current prices);

• On exports and imports of most important commodities in quantity as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries;

• Ratio of exports to imports;

• Share of the CIS countries and rest of the world countries in total volume of exports and imports transactions;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of intra trade;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of exports and imports transactions with the rest of the world countries;

• Average export prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries;

• Average import prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries.

• Commodity structure of exports (imports) of commodities: 

• total;

• in trade with CIS countries;

• in trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community;

• in trade with the rest of the world countries;

• Production, exports, imports and "visible" consumption of selected kinds of products of the CIS countries;

• Preparation of analytical reports illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries with the CIS countries, rest of the world countries and countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

• Preparation of abstracts illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries:

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS Countries in 2012" (Russian-English version);

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version).

• CIS-STAT will continue making forecasts of production, imports and exports and "visible consumption" of most important kinds of products by countries of the Commonwealth.

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance in statistics of foreign trade to national statistical services of the Commonwealth.

New activities:

• Recommendations on correspondence of Balance of payments data with the statistical data on foreign trade in goods. 

 
Trade in services
 
Ongoing work: 

On international trade in services over the period 2013(on a yearly basis):

• Collection of information from national statistical services on exports and imports of services in value terms by partner countries and kinds of services;

• Publication of data on trade in services of the CIS countries by main kinds of services and trade partners;

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance to the national statistical services of the CIS countries in the statistics of international trade in services.

  


2.7 Prices (CIS-STAT)
Price Statistics
Ongoing work:  

CIS-STAT collects and processes data on producer price indices, tariffs for goods transport and consumer price indices:

• Monthly: producer price indices for the main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry) and consumer price indices;

• Yearly: producer price indices for agricultural products, aggregate indices of prices in the construction industry, including prices for assembly work, and indices of tariffs for goods transport both for the transport industry generally and for individual modes of transport (for the Commonwealth countries which keep such records).

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically.  

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically. 

New activities:

Envisaged for 2013 according to the International Comparison Programme are:

• Receipt from the CIS statistical services of preliminary information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of  GDP expenditure.

• Calculation of preliminary results  of 2011 international comparison of GDP of the CIS countries and their submission to the participating countries  (jointly with Rosstat).

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison. 

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison.


2.8 Labour cost (CIS-STAT)
Labour cost, wages and salaries
 Ongoing work:

 • Preparation of a review (report) entitled: "Labour Costs in the Commonwealth Countries". Consultations with the CIS countries on improving the recording and analysis of wages and salaries will continue. 

 New activities:

Preparation of methodological recommendations on measuring and calculation of labour costs and index of labour costs.


2.9 Science and technology (CIS-STAT)
Science and Technology Statistics
Ongoing work:

 • Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of the data provided annually by the national statistical services, as an interstate exchange, on the level and composition of expenditure on research and development and on the number of specialists engaged in scientific research activities.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Scientific Research and Scientists in the Commonwealth Countries".

• CIS-STAT will continue consulting national statistical services on organization of statistical observation of science and technology activities based on accepted international standards for science statistics.



2. Economic statistics (CIS-STAT)
2.2 Economic accounts (CIS-STAT)
National Accounts
Ongoing work:

Implementation of the System of National Accounts in the accounting practice of the CIS countries in 2013:

• Collection, analysis and dissemination of data on the key macroeconomic indicators developed on the basis of 1993 SNA concepts.

• Preparation of an abstract (Russian-English) illustrating main macroeconomic indicators of the CIS countries, and analytic report on main trends in production and use of gross domestic product in the Commonwealth countries.

• Advisory assistance to the CIS countries in refining methods of defining and reflecting economic processes and phenomena of relevance to the CIS countries in their national accounts.


2.3 Business statistics (CIS-STAT)
Distributive Trade 
Ongoing work:  

In the distributive trade for 2013:

Monthly collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of retail trade and catering enterprises turnover  through all sales channels (for trading organisations and the sales of goods at retail markets, in current prices). 

• On volume changes in retail trade and catering enterprises  turnover (in current and constant prices). 

Quarterly data: 

• On volumes of retail trade turnover by small size enterprises (in current prices). 

• On stocks of goods in retail trade, in current prices. 

c)  Yearly data: 

• On the structure of sales of food and non-food goods in value terms in current prices and indicators of sales in quantity.

• Statistics on the intermediary activities of various specialized exchanges (goods, raw materials, stocks and shares, currencies, etc). 

• Sales of alcoholic beverages per capita.

d) Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the consumer markets  for goods and services in the CIS countries in 2012.

 
Business statistics
 
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and yearly data for the period 2012-2013 on profits of enterprises and organisations and the settlement situation of enterprises and organisations, both domestically and with other countries of the Commonwealth.

 
Market services
 
Ongoing work:  

In the field of market services for 2013 it is envisaged to collect, process and publish: 

Monthly data: 

• On the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, through all channels of sales, in current prices; 

• On changes in the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, in current and constant prices; 

Yearly data: 

• On the structure of market services, including personal services, in value terms (in current prices) and in quantity of sales;

• Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the goods and services markets in the Commonwealth countries in 2012.

 
Industry statistics
 
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing and publication of data on industry in the CIS countries: 

Monthly: output of the main types of industrial products in quantity, industrial output (in current prices), and indices of industrial output (in constant prices), both as a whole and by main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry); 

Yearly: output of the main types of industrial products by product category;

Forecasts of output of rolled ferrous metal products, steel pipes, cotton fibres, cement, selected kinds of machine building products, extraction and production of the main types of fuel and energy resources;

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of selected industrial branches.

New activities:

Methodology of industrial output indices calculation, development of the method for weighting coefficients of value added, revision of goods selection, improvement of data collection and processing methods.


2.4 Sectoral statistics (CIS-STAT)
2.2 Economic accounts (CIS-STAT)
National Accounts
Ongoing work:

Implementation of the System of National Accounts in the accounting practice of the CIS countries in 2013:

• Collection, analysis and dissemination of data on the key macroeconomic indicators developed on the basis of 1993 SNA concepts.

• Preparation of an abstract (Russian-English) illustrating main macroeconomic indicators of the CIS countries, and analytic report on main trends in production and use of gross domestic product in the Commonwealth countries.

• Advisory assistance to the CIS countries in refining methods of defining and reflecting economic processes and phenomena of relevance to the CIS countries in their national accounts.2.3 Business statistics (CIS-STAT)

Distributive Trade 
Ongoing work:  

In the distributive trade for 2013:

Monthly collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of retail trade and catering enterprises turnover  through all sales channels (for trading organisations and the sales of goods at retail markets, in current prices). 

• On volume changes in retail trade and catering enterprises  turnover (in current and constant prices). 

Quarterly data: 

• On volumes of retail trade turnover by small size enterprises (in current prices). 

• On stocks of goods in retail trade, in current prices. 

c)  Yearly data: 

• On the structure of sales of food and non-food goods in value terms in current prices and indicators of sales in quantity.

• Statistics on the intermediary activities of various specialized exchanges (goods, raw materials, stocks and shares, currencies, etc). 

• Sales of alcoholic beverages per capita.

d) Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the consumer markets  for goods and services in the CIS countries in 2012.

 
Business statistics
 
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and yearly data for the period 2012-2013 on profits of enterprises and organisations and the settlement situation of enterprises and organisations, both domestically and with other countries of the Commonwealth.

 
Market services
 
Ongoing work:  

In the field of market services for 2013 it is envisaged to collect, process and publish: 

Monthly data: 

• On the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, through all channels of sales, in current prices; 

• On changes in the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, in current and constant prices; 

Yearly data: 

• On the structure of market services, including personal services, in value terms (in current prices) and in quantity of sales;

• Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the goods and services markets in the Commonwealth countries in 2012.

 
Industry statistics
 
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing and publication of data on industry in the CIS countries: 

Monthly: output of the main types of industrial products in quantity, industrial output (in current prices), and indices of industrial output (in constant prices), both as a whole and by main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry); 

Yearly: output of the main types of industrial products by product category;

Forecasts of output of rolled ferrous metal products, steel pipes, cotton fibres, cement, selected kinds of machine building products, extraction and production of the main types of fuel and energy resources;

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of selected industrial branches.

New activities:

Methodology of industrial output indices calculation, development of the method for weighting coefficients of value added, revision of goods selection, improvement of data collection and processing methods.2.4 Sectoral statistics (CIS-STAT)
2.4.1 Agriculture, forestry, fisheries (CIS-STAT)

Agricultural Statistics
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data on agriculture in the Commonwealth countries:

• Monthly: output of selected types of livestock products. 

• Area under agricultural crops for the yield of the current year (3 times a year); progress of agricultural crops harvesting (5 times a year).

• Quarterly: agricultural output (in current prices) and indices of agricultural output (in constant prices), numbers of livestock.

• Yearly: availability and distribution of agricultural lands by categories of land users; gross harvests and crop yields calculated in accordance with FAO recommendations; products source and use tables; per capita consumption of main food products; number of peasant (individual farmers') holdings and associated land and their output of principal agricultural products; forecasts of cereals production.

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of agriculture.

New activities:

• Concept of agricultural  statistics improvement in the CIS countries in accordance with the Global Strategy of Improvement of Agricultural and Rural Statistics.2.4.2 Energy (CIS-STAT)

Electricity Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing and publication of data:

• Monthly: on the production of electric energy;

• Yearly: on the production of electric energy by kind of power stations; the electric-power balance of individual Commonwealth countries; forecasts of electric energy production.2.4.4 Transport (CIS-STAT)

Transport Statistics
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and publication of transport data for the Commonwealth countries:

• Monthly: carriage of goods and passengers, cargo and passenger volumes for all modes of transport;

• Yearly: availability of units of rolling stock by purpose, length of railway lines in operation by category (as of the end of the year); indices of tariffs for carriage of goods by main modes of transport.

• Preparation of a booklet “ Transport in the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012”  (English and Russian version).2.4.5 Tourism (CIS-STAT)

Tourism Statistics
Ongoing work:

In statistical study of tourism over the period 2013 (on a yearly basis):

• Collection, processing, and publication of data on international tourism of the Commonwealth countries:

• Number of  arrivals of  international visitors (number of trips) by purpose of trips and  countries;

• Number of persons going abroad (number of trips) by purpose of  trips and countries;

• Expenditures on international tourism (inbound, outbound).

• Preparation of analytic reports on international tourism in selected CIS countries.2.4.6 Banking, insurance, financial statistics (CIS-STAT)

Financial Statistics
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data over the period 2012-2013 (monthly, quarterly, yearly):

• Banking statistics (credit extended, deposits of population, emission of money, interest rates on credits, credit indebtedness, number of credit organizations, securities and the currency market);

• Statistics relating to insurance activity;

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.2.5 Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics (CIS-STAT)

State Budget Income and Expenditure
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on State budget income and expenditure in the Commonwealth countries over the period 2012-2013 (quarterly and yearly).

• Preparation of analytic reports on financial situation in the Commonwealth countries.

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.2.6 International trade and balance of payments (CIS-STAT)

Foreign Trade Statistics 
Ongoing work:

In foreign trade in goods over the period 2013:

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries (in current prices);

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance by regional amalgamations of the CIS countries (in current prices);

• On exports and imports of most important commodities in quantity as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries;

• Ratio of exports to imports;

• Share of the CIS countries and rest of the world countries in total volume of exports and imports transactions;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of intra trade;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of exports and imports transactions with the rest of the world countries;

• Average export prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries;

• Average import prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries.

• Commodity structure of exports (imports) of commodities: 

• total;

• in trade with CIS countries;

• in trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community;

• in trade with the rest of the world countries;

• Production, exports, imports and "visible" consumption of selected kinds of products of the CIS countries;

• Preparation of analytical reports illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries with the CIS countries, rest of the world countries and countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

• Preparation of abstracts illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries:

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS Countries in 2012" (Russian-English version);

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version).

• CIS-STAT will continue making forecasts of production, imports and exports and "visible consumption" of most important kinds of products by countries of the Commonwealth.

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance in statistics of foreign trade to national statistical services of the Commonwealth.

New activities:

• Recommendations on correspondence of Balance of payments data with the statistical data on foreign trade in goods. 

 
Trade in services
 
Ongoing work: 

On international trade in services over the period 2013(on a yearly basis):

• Collection of information from national statistical services on exports and imports of services in value terms by partner countries and kinds of services;

• Publication of data on trade in services of the CIS countries by main kinds of services and trade partners;

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance to the national statistical services of the CIS countries in the statistics of international trade in services.

  
2.7 Prices (CIS-STAT)
Price Statistics
Ongoing work:  

CIS-STAT collects and processes data on producer price indices, tariffs for goods transport and consumer price indices:

• Monthly: producer price indices for the main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry) and consumer price indices;

• Yearly: producer price indices for agricultural products, aggregate indices of prices in the construction industry, including prices for assembly work, and indices of tariffs for goods transport both for the transport industry generally and for individual modes of transport (for the Commonwealth countries which keep such records).

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically.  

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically. 

New activities:

Envisaged for 2013 according to the International Comparison Programme are:

• Receipt from the CIS statistical services of preliminary information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of  GDP expenditure.

• Calculation of preliminary results  of 2011 international comparison of GDP of the CIS countries and their submission to the participating countries  (jointly with Rosstat).

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison. 

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison.2.8 Labour cost (CIS-STAT)

Labour cost, wages and salaries
 Ongoing work:

 • Preparation of a review (report) entitled: "Labour Costs in the Commonwealth Countries". Consultations with the CIS countries on improving the recording and analysis of wages and salaries will continue. 

 New activities:

Preparation of methodological recommendations on measuring and calculation of labour costs and index of labour costs.2.9 Science and technology (CIS-STAT)

Science and Technology Statistics
Ongoing work:

 • Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of the data provided annually by the national statistical services, as an interstate exchange, on the level and composition of expenditure on research and development and on the number of specialists engaged in scientific research activities.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Scientific Research and Scientists in the Commonwealth Countries".

• CIS-STAT will continue consulting national statistical services on organization of statistical observation of science and technology activities based on accepted international standards for science statistics.


2.5 Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics (CIS-STAT)
State Budget Income and Expenditure
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on State budget income and expenditure in the Commonwealth countries over the period 2012-2013 (quarterly and yearly).

• Preparation of analytic reports on financial situation in the Commonwealth countries.

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.


2.6 International trade and balance of payments (CIS-STAT)
Foreign Trade Statistics 
Ongoing work:

In foreign trade in goods over the period 2013:

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries (in current prices);

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance by regional amalgamations of the CIS countries (in current prices);

• On exports and imports of most important commodities in quantity as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries;

• Ratio of exports to imports;

• Share of the CIS countries and rest of the world countries in total volume of exports and imports transactions;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of intra trade;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of exports and imports transactions with the rest of the world countries;

• Average export prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries;

• Average import prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries.

• Commodity structure of exports (imports) of commodities: 

• total;

• in trade with CIS countries;

• in trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community;

• in trade with the rest of the world countries;

• Production, exports, imports and "visible" consumption of selected kinds of products of the CIS countries;

• Preparation of analytical reports illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries with the CIS countries, rest of the world countries and countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

• Preparation of abstracts illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries:

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS Countries in 2012" (Russian-English version);

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version).

• CIS-STAT will continue making forecasts of production, imports and exports and "visible consumption" of most important kinds of products by countries of the Commonwealth.

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance in statistics of foreign trade to national statistical services of the Commonwealth.

New activities:

• Recommendations on correspondence of Balance of payments data with the statistical data on foreign trade in goods. 

 
Trade in services
 
Ongoing work: 

On international trade in services over the period 2013(on a yearly basis):

• Collection of information from national statistical services on exports and imports of services in value terms by partner countries and kinds of services;

• Publication of data on trade in services of the CIS countries by main kinds of services and trade partners;

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance to the national statistical services of the CIS countries in the statistics of international trade in services.

  


2.7 Prices (CIS-STAT)
Price Statistics
Ongoing work:  

CIS-STAT collects and processes data on producer price indices, tariffs for goods transport and consumer price indices:

• Monthly: producer price indices for the main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry) and consumer price indices;

• Yearly: producer price indices for agricultural products, aggregate indices of prices in the construction industry, including prices for assembly work, and indices of tariffs for goods transport both for the transport industry generally and for individual modes of transport (for the Commonwealth countries which keep such records).

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically.  

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically. 

New activities:

Envisaged for 2013 according to the International Comparison Programme are:

• Receipt from the CIS statistical services of preliminary information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of  GDP expenditure.

• Calculation of preliminary results  of 2011 international comparison of GDP of the CIS countries and their submission to the participating countries  (jointly with Rosstat).

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison. 

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison.


2.8 Labour cost (CIS-STAT)
Labour cost, wages and salaries
 Ongoing work:

 • Preparation of a review (report) entitled: "Labour Costs in the Commonwealth Countries". Consultations with the CIS countries on improving the recording and analysis of wages and salaries will continue. 

 New activities:

Preparation of methodological recommendations on measuring and calculation of labour costs and index of labour costs.


2.9 Science and technology (CIS-STAT)
Science and Technology Statistics
Ongoing work:

 • Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of the data provided annually by the national statistical services, as an interstate exchange, on the level and composition of expenditure on research and development and on the number of specialists engaged in scientific research activities.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Scientific Research and Scientists in the Commonwealth Countries".

• CIS-STAT will continue consulting national statistical services on organization of statistical observation of science and technology activities based on accepted international standards for science statistics.



3. Environment and multi-domain statistics (CIS-STAT)
2.2 Economic accounts (CIS-STAT)
National Accounts
Ongoing work:

Implementation of the System of National Accounts in the accounting practice of the CIS countries in 2013:

• Collection, analysis and dissemination of data on the key macroeconomic indicators developed on the basis of 1993 SNA concepts.

• Preparation of an abstract (Russian-English) illustrating main macroeconomic indicators of the CIS countries, and analytic report on main trends in production and use of gross domestic product in the Commonwealth countries.

• Advisory assistance to the CIS countries in refining methods of defining and reflecting economic processes and phenomena of relevance to the CIS countries in their national accounts.


2.3 Business statistics (CIS-STAT)
Distributive Trade 
Ongoing work:  

In the distributive trade for 2013:

Monthly collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of retail trade and catering enterprises turnover  through all sales channels (for trading organisations and the sales of goods at retail markets, in current prices). 

• On volume changes in retail trade and catering enterprises  turnover (in current and constant prices). 

Quarterly data: 

• On volumes of retail trade turnover by small size enterprises (in current prices). 

• On stocks of goods in retail trade, in current prices. 

c)  Yearly data: 

• On the structure of sales of food and non-food goods in value terms in current prices and indicators of sales in quantity.

• Statistics on the intermediary activities of various specialized exchanges (goods, raw materials, stocks and shares, currencies, etc). 

• Sales of alcoholic beverages per capita.

d) Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the consumer markets  for goods and services in the CIS countries in 2012.

 
Business statistics
 
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and yearly data for the period 2012-2013 on profits of enterprises and organisations and the settlement situation of enterprises and organisations, both domestically and with other countries of the Commonwealth.

 
Market services
 
Ongoing work:  

In the field of market services for 2013 it is envisaged to collect, process and publish: 

Monthly data: 

• On the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, through all channels of sales, in current prices; 

• On changes in the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, in current and constant prices; 

Yearly data: 

• On the structure of market services, including personal services, in value terms (in current prices) and in quantity of sales;

• Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the goods and services markets in the Commonwealth countries in 2012.

 
Industry statistics
 
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing and publication of data on industry in the CIS countries: 

Monthly: output of the main types of industrial products in quantity, industrial output (in current prices), and indices of industrial output (in constant prices), both as a whole and by main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry); 

Yearly: output of the main types of industrial products by product category;

Forecasts of output of rolled ferrous metal products, steel pipes, cotton fibres, cement, selected kinds of machine building products, extraction and production of the main types of fuel and energy resources;

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of selected industrial branches.

New activities:

Methodology of industrial output indices calculation, development of the method for weighting coefficients of value added, revision of goods selection, improvement of data collection and processing methods.


2.4 Sectoral statistics (CIS-STAT)
3.1 Environment (CIS-STAT)
Environment Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating the state of environmental protection.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Environmental Protection in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of environmental protection in the Commonwealth countries.

New activities:

Preparation of review “Practice of Statistical Observation of Environmental Protection in the CIS Countries in View of the Forthcoming Revision of Basic Principles of Environmental Protection Statistics”.


2.5 Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics (CIS-STAT)
State Budget Income and Expenditure
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on State budget income and expenditure in the Commonwealth countries over the period 2012-2013 (quarterly and yearly).

• Preparation of analytic reports on financial situation in the Commonwealth countries.

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.


2.6 International trade and balance of payments (CIS-STAT)
Foreign Trade Statistics 
Ongoing work:

In foreign trade in goods over the period 2013:

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries (in current prices);

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance by regional amalgamations of the CIS countries (in current prices);

• On exports and imports of most important commodities in quantity as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries;

• Ratio of exports to imports;

• Share of the CIS countries and rest of the world countries in total volume of exports and imports transactions;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of intra trade;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of exports and imports transactions with the rest of the world countries;

• Average export prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries;

• Average import prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries.

• Commodity structure of exports (imports) of commodities: 

• total;

• in trade with CIS countries;

• in trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community;

• in trade with the rest of the world countries;

• Production, exports, imports and "visible" consumption of selected kinds of products of the CIS countries;

• Preparation of analytical reports illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries with the CIS countries, rest of the world countries and countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

• Preparation of abstracts illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries:

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS Countries in 2012" (Russian-English version);

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version).

• CIS-STAT will continue making forecasts of production, imports and exports and "visible consumption" of most important kinds of products by countries of the Commonwealth.

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance in statistics of foreign trade to national statistical services of the Commonwealth.

New activities:

• Recommendations on correspondence of Balance of payments data with the statistical data on foreign trade in goods. 

 
Trade in services
 
Ongoing work: 

On international trade in services over the period 2013(on a yearly basis):

• Collection of information from national statistical services on exports and imports of services in value terms by partner countries and kinds of services;

• Publication of data on trade in services of the CIS countries by main kinds of services and trade partners;

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance to the national statistical services of the CIS countries in the statistics of international trade in services.

  


2.7 Prices (CIS-STAT)
Price Statistics
Ongoing work:  

CIS-STAT collects and processes data on producer price indices, tariffs for goods transport and consumer price indices:

• Monthly: producer price indices for the main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry) and consumer price indices;

• Yearly: producer price indices for agricultural products, aggregate indices of prices in the construction industry, including prices for assembly work, and indices of tariffs for goods transport both for the transport industry generally and for individual modes of transport (for the Commonwealth countries which keep such records).

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically.  

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically. 

New activities:

Envisaged for 2013 according to the International Comparison Programme are:

• Receipt from the CIS statistical services of preliminary information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of  GDP expenditure.

• Calculation of preliminary results  of 2011 international comparison of GDP of the CIS countries and their submission to the participating countries  (jointly with Rosstat).

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison. 

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison.


2.8 Labour cost (CIS-STAT)
Labour cost, wages and salaries
 Ongoing work:

 • Preparation of a review (report) entitled: "Labour Costs in the Commonwealth Countries". Consultations with the CIS countries on improving the recording and analysis of wages and salaries will continue. 

 New activities:

Preparation of methodological recommendations on measuring and calculation of labour costs and index of labour costs.


2.9 Science and technology (CIS-STAT)
Science and Technology Statistics
Ongoing work:

 • Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of the data provided annually by the national statistical services, as an interstate exchange, on the level and composition of expenditure on research and development and on the number of specialists engaged in scientific research activities.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Scientific Research and Scientists in the Commonwealth Countries".

• CIS-STAT will continue consulting national statistical services on organization of statistical observation of science and technology activities based on accepted international standards for science statistics.



4. Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis (CIS-STAT)
2.2 Economic accounts (CIS-STAT)
National Accounts
Ongoing work:

Implementation of the System of National Accounts in the accounting practice of the CIS countries in 2013:

• Collection, analysis and dissemination of data on the key macroeconomic indicators developed on the basis of 1993 SNA concepts.

• Preparation of an abstract (Russian-English) illustrating main macroeconomic indicators of the CIS countries, and analytic report on main trends in production and use of gross domestic product in the Commonwealth countries.

• Advisory assistance to the CIS countries in refining methods of defining and reflecting economic processes and phenomena of relevance to the CIS countries in their national accounts.


2.3 Business statistics (CIS-STAT)
Distributive Trade 
Ongoing work:  

In the distributive trade for 2013:

Monthly collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of retail trade and catering enterprises turnover  through all sales channels (for trading organisations and the sales of goods at retail markets, in current prices). 

• On volume changes in retail trade and catering enterprises  turnover (in current and constant prices). 

Quarterly data: 

• On volumes of retail trade turnover by small size enterprises (in current prices). 

• On stocks of goods in retail trade, in current prices. 

c)  Yearly data: 

• On the structure of sales of food and non-food goods in value terms in current prices and indicators of sales in quantity.

• Statistics on the intermediary activities of various specialized exchanges (goods, raw materials, stocks and shares, currencies, etc). 

• Sales of alcoholic beverages per capita.

d) Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the consumer markets  for goods and services in the CIS countries in 2012.

 
Business statistics
 
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and yearly data for the period 2012-2013 on profits of enterprises and organisations and the settlement situation of enterprises and organisations, both domestically and with other countries of the Commonwealth.

 
Market services
 
Ongoing work:  

In the field of market services for 2013 it is envisaged to collect, process and publish: 

Monthly data: 

• On the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, through all channels of sales, in current prices; 

• On changes in the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, in current and constant prices; 

Yearly data: 

• On the structure of market services, including personal services, in value terms (in current prices) and in quantity of sales;

• Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the goods and services markets in the Commonwealth countries in 2012.

 
Industry statistics
 
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing and publication of data on industry in the CIS countries: 

Monthly: output of the main types of industrial products in quantity, industrial output (in current prices), and indices of industrial output (in constant prices), both as a whole and by main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry); 

Yearly: output of the main types of industrial products by product category;

Forecasts of output of rolled ferrous metal products, steel pipes, cotton fibres, cement, selected kinds of machine building products, extraction and production of the main types of fuel and energy resources;

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of selected industrial branches.

New activities:

Methodology of industrial output indices calculation, development of the method for weighting coefficients of value added, revision of goods selection, improvement of data collection and processing methods.


2.4 Sectoral statistics (CIS-STAT)
4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
CIS Classifications
 Ongoing work:

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)

Dissemination
Ongoing work:

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 2013:

 Operative editions:

• Report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly)

• Statistical bulletin "CIS Statistics" (one issue monthly)

• Press releases in Russian and English (monthly)

Statistical abstracts:

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook)-Russian-English version

• "Commonwealth of Independent States, 2000-2012", (concise statistical abstract);

• "External Trade of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2012" (Russian-English version)

• “Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2007-2012” (Russian –English version)

• "Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States” (Russian-English version)

All publications are 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 (18th edition)

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook), Russian-English version

 New activities:

 There are plans for 2013 to publish: 

• " Macroeconomics and Finances of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• " Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "Social Indicators of the  CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "External Trade of the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• “Monitoring of  the Indicators of Population Quality of Life in the Countries of the Commonwealth” (booklet, Russian English version)

• “Transport in the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

Data warehousing

 • Statistical information, collected and published by CIS-STAT, is stored in electronic versions of the publications, as well as in users’ data banks of CIS-STAT’s personnel.

 


2.5 Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics (CIS-STAT)
State Budget Income and Expenditure
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on State budget income and expenditure in the Commonwealth countries over the period 2012-2013 (quarterly and yearly).

• Preparation of analytic reports on financial situation in the Commonwealth countries.

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.


2.6 International trade and balance of payments (CIS-STAT)
Foreign Trade Statistics 
Ongoing work:

In foreign trade in goods over the period 2013:

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries (in current prices);

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance by regional amalgamations of the CIS countries (in current prices);

• On exports and imports of most important commodities in quantity as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries;

• Ratio of exports to imports;

• Share of the CIS countries and rest of the world countries in total volume of exports and imports transactions;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of intra trade;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of exports and imports transactions with the rest of the world countries;

• Average export prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries;

• Average import prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries.

• Commodity structure of exports (imports) of commodities: 

• total;

• in trade with CIS countries;

• in trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community;

• in trade with the rest of the world countries;

• Production, exports, imports and "visible" consumption of selected kinds of products of the CIS countries;

• Preparation of analytical reports illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries with the CIS countries, rest of the world countries and countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

• Preparation of abstracts illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries:

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS Countries in 2012" (Russian-English version);

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version).

• CIS-STAT will continue making forecasts of production, imports and exports and "visible consumption" of most important kinds of products by countries of the Commonwealth.

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance in statistics of foreign trade to national statistical services of the Commonwealth.

New activities:

• Recommendations on correspondence of Balance of payments data with the statistical data on foreign trade in goods. 

 
Trade in services
 
Ongoing work: 

On international trade in services over the period 2013(on a yearly basis):

• Collection of information from national statistical services on exports and imports of services in value terms by partner countries and kinds of services;

• Publication of data on trade in services of the CIS countries by main kinds of services and trade partners;

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance to the national statistical services of the CIS countries in the statistics of international trade in services.

  


2.7 Prices (CIS-STAT)
Price Statistics
Ongoing work:  

CIS-STAT collects and processes data on producer price indices, tariffs for goods transport and consumer price indices:

• Monthly: producer price indices for the main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry) and consumer price indices;

• Yearly: producer price indices for agricultural products, aggregate indices of prices in the construction industry, including prices for assembly work, and indices of tariffs for goods transport both for the transport industry generally and for individual modes of transport (for the Commonwealth countries which keep such records).

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically.  

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically. 

New activities:

Envisaged for 2013 according to the International Comparison Programme are:

• Receipt from the CIS statistical services of preliminary information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of  GDP expenditure.

• Calculation of preliminary results  of 2011 international comparison of GDP of the CIS countries and their submission to the participating countries  (jointly with Rosstat).

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison. 

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison.


2.8 Labour cost (CIS-STAT)
Labour cost, wages and salaries
 Ongoing work:

 • Preparation of a review (report) entitled: "Labour Costs in the Commonwealth Countries". Consultations with the CIS countries on improving the recording and analysis of wages and salaries will continue. 

 New activities:

Preparation of methodological recommendations on measuring and calculation of labour costs and index of labour costs.


2.9 Science and technology (CIS-STAT)
Science and Technology Statistics
Ongoing work:

 • Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of the data provided annually by the national statistical services, as an interstate exchange, on the level and composition of expenditure on research and development and on the number of specialists engaged in scientific research activities.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Scientific Research and Scientists in the Commonwealth Countries".

• CIS-STAT will continue consulting national statistical services on organization of statistical observation of science and technology activities based on accepted international standards for science statistics.



5. Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics at nat.and intl.level (CIS-STAT)
2.2 Economic accounts (CIS-STAT)
National Accounts
Ongoing work:

Implementation of the System of National Accounts in the accounting practice of the CIS countries in 2013:

• Collection, analysis and dissemination of data on the key macroeconomic indicators developed on the basis of 1993 SNA concepts.

• Preparation of an abstract (Russian-English) illustrating main macroeconomic indicators of the CIS countries, and analytic report on main trends in production and use of gross domestic product in the Commonwealth countries.

• Advisory assistance to the CIS countries in refining methods of defining and reflecting economic processes and phenomena of relevance to the CIS countries in their national accounts.


2.3 Business statistics (CIS-STAT)
Distributive Trade 
Ongoing work:  

In the distributive trade for 2013:

Monthly collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of retail trade and catering enterprises turnover  through all sales channels (for trading organisations and the sales of goods at retail markets, in current prices). 

• On volume changes in retail trade and catering enterprises  turnover (in current and constant prices). 

Quarterly data: 

• On volumes of retail trade turnover by small size enterprises (in current prices). 

• On stocks of goods in retail trade, in current prices. 

c)  Yearly data: 

• On the structure of sales of food and non-food goods in value terms in current prices and indicators of sales in quantity.

• Statistics on the intermediary activities of various specialized exchanges (goods, raw materials, stocks and shares, currencies, etc). 

• Sales of alcoholic beverages per capita.

d) Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the consumer markets  for goods and services in the CIS countries in 2012.

 
Business statistics
 
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of quarterly and yearly data for the period 2012-2013 on profits of enterprises and organisations and the settlement situation of enterprises and organisations, both domestically and with other countries of the Commonwealth.

 
Market services
 
Ongoing work:  

In the field of market services for 2013 it is envisaged to collect, process and publish: 

Monthly data: 

• On the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, through all channels of sales, in current prices; 

• On changes in the supply of market services, including personal services rendered to population, in current and constant prices; 

Yearly data: 

• On the structure of market services, including personal services, in value terms (in current prices) and in quantity of sales;

• Preparation of economic reports on the situation at the goods and services markets in the Commonwealth countries in 2012.

 
Industry statistics
 
Ongoing work: 

Collection, processing and publication of data on industry in the CIS countries: 

Monthly: output of the main types of industrial products in quantity, industrial output (in current prices), and indices of industrial output (in constant prices), both as a whole and by main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry); 

Yearly: output of the main types of industrial products by product category;

Forecasts of output of rolled ferrous metal products, steel pipes, cotton fibres, cement, selected kinds of machine building products, extraction and production of the main types of fuel and energy resources;

• Preparation of analytic reports on the situation and development of selected industrial branches.

New activities:

Methodology of industrial output indices calculation, development of the method for weighting coefficients of value added, revision of goods selection, improvement of data collection and processing methods.


2.4 Sectoral statistics (CIS-STAT)
5.2 Statistical programmes, priority setting, relationships with users and respondents (CIS-STAT)
Statistical Programme
 Ongoing work:

 • The Work Programme of the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS is the main document organizing its activities in the forthcoming year (the Work Programme of CIS-STAT for 2013).

• The structure of the mentioned Work Programmes covers the following kinds of activities: international comparisons programme,  methodological work, economic work, exchange of experience and training of the personnel of national statistical services of the CIS, information and publishing activities, dissemination of information and information and reference services, improvement of computer technology, cooperation with international organizations.

• Considerable part of the works included in the programmes is connected with the International Comparisons Programme, methodological, analytical and information and publishing activities and submission of necessary information to interstate bodies of the CIS, government and economic bodies of the Commonwealth, international organizations, mass media and other users. Of high priority in the Work Programme for 2013 are the works connected with international comparisons of the GDP of the CIS countries for 2011 in the framework of the Global round of ICP.

• According to the programme of international comparisons in 2013 it is planned to conduct three meetings of the CIS countries specialists: on the issues of disaggregation  of GDP, on preliminary results of 2011 international comparisons of GDP of the CIS countries and  on the results of experimental inclusion of the CIS region into the global results.

• The Work Programme includes high priority work on the forecast of production, "visible consumption", imports and exports of selected kinds of products in the countries of the Commonwealth for 2014 (jointly with the Executive Committee of the CIS).

• Envisaged in the Work Programme is a number of works connected with forecast estimates:

• Maintenance of the database for forecast estimates of the main macroeconomic indicators growth rates by CIS countries.

• Preparation of analytic papers on the following themes:

• Preliminary forecasts of the CIS countries development  for near- term perspective;

• Forecast estimates of GDP and consumer prices growth rates by CIS countries and  most important regional amalgamations of the countries of the world (including CIS)  for 2014;

• Collection of information for CIS countries on the forecasts of the main indicators for the period 2013-2014, developed by  governmental bodies of the countries (ministries of economy, finances, central banks, etc.), programmes of economy development for mid-term and long-term perspective and their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources);

• Collection of analytic and statistical materials of the UN, IMF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD, Eurostat and other international organizations on the trends of the development of the economy of the world, regional amalgamations and selected countries of the world, on general perspectives of their development for the coming years, on forecasts of growth rates of the main macroeconomic indicators of the countries of the world (including CIS countries) for the period 2013-2014 and on their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources).

• In pursuance of the decision of the Council of the Heads of CIS Governments of November 19, 2010 on  the main  target macroeconomic indicators of the development of economy of the CIS countries, CIS-STAT carries out monitoring of the  main macroeconomic indicators illustrating socio-economic situation, level and dynamics of economic development, degree of economic integration of the CIS countries. This work is carried out each year.

• Apart from that, the Work Programme includes preparation of the materials on monitoring indicators of quality of life of population in the Commonwealth countries.

• In 2013 publication of brief results of the 2010 round of population censuses in the CIS countries will be continued.

• The Work Programme envisages as well the upgrading of qualification of the personnel of the CIS national statistical services on most important divisions of economic statistics: system of national accounts, statistics of prices, finances, balance of payments, etc.5.5 Technological resources (including standards for electronic data exchange and data sharing) (CIS-STAT)

Electronic exchange of statistical information
 Ongoing work:

• Collection and processing of monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical data, supplied to CIS-STAT by national statistical services of the Commonwealth, is carried out in accordance with the coordinated schedule by electronic mail over the Internet in the form of standardized questionnaires incorporating 220 Excel-format tables.

• Verification of the coming information including its comparison on the sites of the national statistical services; collection of missing information from the sites of the CIS statistical services and foreign countries, including the sites of international statistical organizations.

New activities:

• In 2013 work will continue on improving the electronic exchange of statistical information with national statistical services and international organizations. 5.6 Co-ordination of international statistical work (CIS-STAT)

Rest of the World-CIS Coordination
Ongoing work:

 • Coordinating statistical work and aligning and harmonizing statistical tools with international standards in the areas of the System of National Accounts, economic, demographic and social statistics, and improving methods of processing information from Commonwealth member States.

• Materials in preparation are discussed by the CIS-STAT Scientific Council, task forces and ad hoc meetings. The most important are discussed by the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS. Once finalized, they are circulated as recommendations to national statistical services. 


2.5 Government finance, fiscal and public sector statistics (CIS-STAT)
State Budget Income and Expenditure
Ongoing work:

• Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on State budget income and expenditure in the Commonwealth countries over the period 2012-2013 (quarterly and yearly).

• Preparation of analytic reports on financial situation in the Commonwealth countries.

• Improvement of the tables of the questionnaire on financial statistics received from the Commonwealth countries with the purpose to unify the indicators submitted by the countries on the basis of national experience study.


2.6 International trade and balance of payments (CIS-STAT)
Foreign Trade Statistics 
Ongoing work:

In foreign trade in goods over the period 2013:

Collection, processing, analysis and publication of data:

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries (in current prices);

• On volumes of exports and imports, foreign trade balance by regional amalgamations of the CIS countries (in current prices);

• On exports and imports of most important commodities in quantity as a whole with a breakdown by CIS countries and rest of the world countries;

• Ratio of exports to imports;

• Share of the CIS countries and rest of the world countries in total volume of exports and imports transactions;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of intra trade;

• Share of selected countries of the Commonwealth in total volume of exports and imports transactions with the rest of the world countries;

• Average export prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries;

• Average import prices for main commodities in the Commonwealth countries.

• Commodity structure of exports (imports) of commodities: 

• total;

• in trade with CIS countries;

• in trade with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community;

• in trade with the rest of the world countries;

• Production, exports, imports and "visible" consumption of selected kinds of products of the CIS countries;

• Preparation of analytical reports illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries with the CIS countries, rest of the world countries and countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

• Preparation of abstracts illustrating foreign trade of the Commonwealth countries:

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS Countries in 2012" (Russian-English version);

• "Foreign Trade of the CIS and EU Countries in 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version).

• CIS-STAT will continue making forecasts of production, imports and exports and "visible consumption" of most important kinds of products by countries of the Commonwealth.

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance in statistics of foreign trade to national statistical services of the Commonwealth.

New activities:

• Recommendations on correspondence of Balance of payments data with the statistical data on foreign trade in goods. 

 
Trade in services
 
Ongoing work: 

On international trade in services over the period 2013(on a yearly basis):

• Collection of information from national statistical services on exports and imports of services in value terms by partner countries and kinds of services;

• Publication of data on trade in services of the CIS countries by main kinds of services and trade partners;

• Provision of advisory and methodological assistance to the national statistical services of the CIS countries in the statistics of international trade in services.

  


2.7 Prices (CIS-STAT)
Price Statistics
Ongoing work:  

CIS-STAT collects and processes data on producer price indices, tariffs for goods transport and consumer price indices:

• Monthly: producer price indices for the main kinds of economic activities (branches of industry) and consumer price indices;

• Yearly: producer price indices for agricultural products, aggregate indices of prices in the construction industry, including prices for assembly work, and indices of tariffs for goods transport both for the transport industry generally and for individual modes of transport (for the Commonwealth countries which keep such records).

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically.  

• The section entitled "International Comparison Programme" created on the website of CIS-STAT is updated periodically. 

New activities:

Envisaged for 2013 according to the International Comparison Programme are:

• Receipt from the CIS statistical services of preliminary information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of  GDP expenditure.

• Calculation of preliminary results  of 2011 international comparison of GDP of the CIS countries and their submission to the participating countries  (jointly with Rosstat).

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison. 

• Receipt  from the CIS statistical services of final information on 2011 GDP in accordance with classification of GDP expenditure. 

• Calculation of final results of  2011 international comparison (jointly with Rosstat) and their submission to OECD and ICP Global Office.

• Conduct of three meetings of the CIS countries specialists to discuss  preliminary and final results of 2011 international comparison.


2.8 Labour cost (CIS-STAT)
Labour cost, wages and salaries
 Ongoing work:

 • Preparation of a review (report) entitled: "Labour Costs in the Commonwealth Countries". Consultations with the CIS countries on improving the recording and analysis of wages and salaries will continue. 

 New activities:

Preparation of methodological recommendations on measuring and calculation of labour costs and index of labour costs.


2.9 Science and technology (CIS-STAT)
Science and Technology Statistics
Ongoing work:

 • Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of the data provided annually by the national statistical services, as an interstate exchange, on the level and composition of expenditure on research and development and on the number of specialists engaged in scientific research activities.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Scientific Research and Scientists in the Commonwealth Countries".

• CIS-STAT will continue consulting national statistical services on organization of statistical observation of science and technology activities based on accepted international standards for science statistics.




3. Environment and multi-domain statistics (CIS-STAT)
1. Demographic and social statistics (CIS-STAT)
3.1 Environment (CIS-STAT)
Environment Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating the state of environmental protection.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Environmental Protection in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of environmental protection in the Commonwealth countries.

New activities:

Preparation of review “Practice of Statistical Observation of Environmental Protection in the CIS Countries in View of the Forthcoming Revision of Basic Principles of Environmental Protection Statistics”.



2. Economic statistics (CIS-STAT)
3.1 Environment (CIS-STAT)
Environment Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating the state of environmental protection.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Environmental Protection in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of environmental protection in the Commonwealth countries.

New activities:

Preparation of review “Practice of Statistical Observation of Environmental Protection in the CIS Countries in View of the Forthcoming Revision of Basic Principles of Environmental Protection Statistics”.



3. Environment and multi-domain statistics (CIS-STAT)
3.1 Environment (CIS-STAT)
Environment Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating the state of environmental protection.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Environmental Protection in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of environmental protection in the Commonwealth countries.

New activities:

Preparation of review “Practice of Statistical Observation of Environmental Protection in the CIS Countries in View of the Forthcoming Revision of Basic Principles of Environmental Protection Statistics”.



4. Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis (CIS-STAT)
3.1 Environment (CIS-STAT)
Environment Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating the state of environmental protection.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Environmental Protection in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of environmental protection in the Commonwealth countries.

New activities:

Preparation of review “Practice of Statistical Observation of Environmental Protection in the CIS Countries in View of the Forthcoming Revision of Basic Principles of Environmental Protection Statistics”.



5. Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics at nat.and intl.level (CIS-STAT)
3.1 Environment (CIS-STAT)
Environment Statistics
Ongoing work:

Collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data provided by national statistical services of the Commonwealth countries illustrating the state of environmental protection.

• Preparation of annual report entitled: "Environmental Protection in the Commonwealth Countries".

• It is envisaged to provide advisory services to national statistical services on the organisation of statistical observation of environmental protection in the Commonwealth countries.

New activities:

Preparation of review “Practice of Statistical Observation of Environmental Protection in the CIS Countries in View of the Forthcoming Revision of Basic Principles of Environmental Protection Statistics”.




4. Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis (CIS-STAT)
1. Demographic and social statistics (CIS-STAT)
4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
CIS Classifications
 Ongoing work:

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).


4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)
Dissemination
Ongoing work:

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 2013:

 Operative editions:

• Report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly)

• Statistical bulletin "CIS Statistics" (one issue monthly)

• Press releases in Russian and English (monthly)

Statistical abstracts:

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook)-Russian-English version

• "Commonwealth of Independent States, 2000-2012", (concise statistical abstract);

• "External Trade of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2012" (Russian-English version)

• “Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2007-2012” (Russian –English version)

• "Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States” (Russian-English version)

All publications are 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 (18th edition)

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook), Russian-English version

 New activities:

 There are plans for 2013 to publish: 

• " Macroeconomics and Finances of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• " Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "Social Indicators of the  CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "External Trade of the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• “Monitoring of  the Indicators of Population Quality of Life in the Countries of the Commonwealth” (booklet, Russian English version)

• “Transport in the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

Data warehousing

 • Statistical information, collected and published by CIS-STAT, is stored in electronic versions of the publications, as well as in users’ data banks of CIS-STAT’s personnel.

 



2. Economic statistics (CIS-STAT)
4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
CIS Classifications
 Ongoing work:

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).


4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)
Dissemination
Ongoing work:

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 2013:

 Operative editions:

• Report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly)

• Statistical bulletin "CIS Statistics" (one issue monthly)

• Press releases in Russian and English (monthly)

Statistical abstracts:

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook)-Russian-English version

• "Commonwealth of Independent States, 2000-2012", (concise statistical abstract);

• "External Trade of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2012" (Russian-English version)

• “Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2007-2012” (Russian –English version)

• "Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States” (Russian-English version)

All publications are 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 (18th edition)

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook), Russian-English version

 New activities:

 There are plans for 2013 to publish: 

• " Macroeconomics and Finances of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• " Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "Social Indicators of the  CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "External Trade of the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• “Monitoring of  the Indicators of Population Quality of Life in the Countries of the Commonwealth” (booklet, Russian English version)

• “Transport in the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

Data warehousing

 • Statistical information, collected and published by CIS-STAT, is stored in electronic versions of the publications, as well as in users’ data banks of CIS-STAT’s personnel.

 



3. Environment and multi-domain statistics (CIS-STAT)
4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
CIS Classifications
 Ongoing work:

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).


4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)
Dissemination
Ongoing work:

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 2013:

 Operative editions:

• Report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly)

• Statistical bulletin "CIS Statistics" (one issue monthly)

• Press releases in Russian and English (monthly)

Statistical abstracts:

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook)-Russian-English version

• "Commonwealth of Independent States, 2000-2012", (concise statistical abstract);

• "External Trade of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2012" (Russian-English version)

• “Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2007-2012” (Russian –English version)

• "Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States” (Russian-English version)

All publications are 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 (18th edition)

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook), Russian-English version

 New activities:

 There are plans for 2013 to publish: 

• " Macroeconomics and Finances of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• " Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "Social Indicators of the  CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "External Trade of the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• “Monitoring of  the Indicators of Population Quality of Life in the Countries of the Commonwealth” (booklet, Russian English version)

• “Transport in the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

Data warehousing

 • Statistical information, collected and published by CIS-STAT, is stored in electronic versions of the publications, as well as in users’ data banks of CIS-STAT’s personnel.

 



4. Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis (CIS-STAT)
4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
CIS Classifications
 Ongoing work:

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).


4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)
Dissemination
Ongoing work:

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 2013:

 Operative editions:

• Report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly)

• Statistical bulletin "CIS Statistics" (one issue monthly)

• Press releases in Russian and English (monthly)

Statistical abstracts:

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook)-Russian-English version

• "Commonwealth of Independent States, 2000-2012", (concise statistical abstract);

• "External Trade of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2012" (Russian-English version)

• “Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2007-2012” (Russian –English version)

• "Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States” (Russian-English version)

All publications are 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 (18th edition)

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook), Russian-English version

 New activities:

 There are plans for 2013 to publish: 

• " Macroeconomics and Finances of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• " Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "Social Indicators of the  CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "External Trade of the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• “Monitoring of  the Indicators of Population Quality of Life in the Countries of the Commonwealth” (booklet, Russian English version)

• “Transport in the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

Data warehousing

 • Statistical information, collected and published by CIS-STAT, is stored in electronic versions of the publications, as well as in users’ data banks of CIS-STAT’s personnel.

 



5. Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics at nat.and intl.level (CIS-STAT)
4.2 Classifications (CIS-STAT)
CIS Classifications
 Ongoing work:

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review  on the state and development of  national systems of classifications in the CIS countries.

Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).Conduct of the survey and  preparation of the review on the state of statistical registers in the CIS countries.

Harmonization of  the model Statistical Classification of  Products (goods and services) (SKP-2) with  the European analogue PRODCOM (List 2011).

• Maintenance of a base of problem issues arising with national statistical services during the implementation of national classifications of products (goods and services) and kinds of economic activities.

• Consultations in the course of the implementation in the Commonwealth countries of model classifications: Classification of Kinds of Economic Activities (OKED-3) and Classification of Products (goods and services) (SKP-2).


4.5 Dissemination, data warehousing (CIS-STAT)
Dissemination
Ongoing work:

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 2013:

 Operative editions:

• Report "Socio-Economic Situation in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States" (monthly)

• Statistical bulletin "CIS Statistics" (one issue monthly)

• Press releases in Russian and English (monthly)

Statistical abstracts:

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (a digest of provisional statistical results), Russian - English version;

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook)-Russian-English version

• "Commonwealth of Independent States, 2000-2012", (concise statistical abstract);

• "External Trade of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2012" (Russian-English version)

• “Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States 2007-2012” (Russian –English version)

• "Population, Employment and Living Conditions in the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States” (Russian-English version)

All publications are 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 (18th edition)

• "Commonwealth of Independent States in 2012" (statistical yearbook), Russian-English version

 New activities:

 There are plans for 2013 to publish: 

• " Macroeconomics and Finances of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• " Population of the CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "Social Indicators of the  CIS Countries and Selected Rest of the World Countries" (booklet, Russian-English version)

• "External Trade of the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

• “Monitoring of  the Indicators of Population Quality of Life in the Countries of the Commonwealth” (booklet, Russian English version)

• “Transport in the CIS and EU Countries 2009-2012” (booklet, Russian-English version)

Data warehousing

 • Statistical information, collected and published by CIS-STAT, is stored in electronic versions of the publications, as well as in users’ data banks of CIS-STAT’s personnel.

 




5. Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics at nat.and intl.level (CIS-STAT)
1. Demographic and social statistics (CIS-STAT)
5.2 Statistical programmes, priority setting, relationships with users and respondents (CIS-STAT)
Statistical Programme
 Ongoing work:

 • The Work Programme of the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS is the main document organizing its activities in the forthcoming year (the Work Programme of CIS-STAT for 2013).

• The structure of the mentioned Work Programmes covers the following kinds of activities: international comparisons programme,  methodological work, economic work, exchange of experience and training of the personnel of national statistical services of the CIS, information and publishing activities, dissemination of information and information and reference services, improvement of computer technology, cooperation with international organizations.

• Considerable part of the works included in the programmes is connected with the International Comparisons Programme, methodological, analytical and information and publishing activities and submission of necessary information to interstate bodies of the CIS, government and economic bodies of the Commonwealth, international organizations, mass media and other users. Of high priority in the Work Programme for 2013 are the works connected with international comparisons of the GDP of the CIS countries for 2011 in the framework of the Global round of ICP.

• According to the programme of international comparisons in 2013 it is planned to conduct three meetings of the CIS countries specialists: on the issues of disaggregation  of GDP, on preliminary results of 2011 international comparisons of GDP of the CIS countries and  on the results of experimental inclusion of the CIS region into the global results.

• The Work Programme includes high priority work on the forecast of production, "visible consumption", imports and exports of selected kinds of products in the countries of the Commonwealth for 2014 (jointly with the Executive Committee of the CIS).

• Envisaged in the Work Programme is a number of works connected with forecast estimates:

• Maintenance of the database for forecast estimates of the main macroeconomic indicators growth rates by CIS countries.

• Preparation of analytic papers on the following themes:

• Preliminary forecasts of the CIS countries development  for near- term perspective;

• Forecast estimates of GDP and consumer prices growth rates by CIS countries and  most important regional amalgamations of the countries of the world (including CIS)  for 2014;

• Collection of information for CIS countries on the forecasts of the main indicators for the period 2013-2014, developed by  governmental bodies of the countries (ministries of economy, finances, central banks, etc.), programmes of economy development for mid-term and long-term perspective and their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources);

• Collection of analytic and statistical materials of the UN, IMF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD, Eurostat and other international organizations on the trends of the development of the economy of the world, regional amalgamations and selected countries of the world, on general perspectives of their development for the coming years, on forecasts of growth rates of the main macroeconomic indicators of the countries of the world (including CIS countries) for the period 2013-2014 and on their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources).

• In pursuance of the decision of the Council of the Heads of CIS Governments of November 19, 2010 on  the main  target macroeconomic indicators of the development of economy of the CIS countries, CIS-STAT carries out monitoring of the  main macroeconomic indicators illustrating socio-economic situation, level and dynamics of economic development, degree of economic integration of the CIS countries. This work is carried out each year.

• Apart from that, the Work Programme includes preparation of the materials on monitoring indicators of quality of life of population in the Commonwealth countries.

• In 2013 publication of brief results of the 2010 round of population censuses in the CIS countries will be continued.

• The Work Programme envisages as well the upgrading of qualification of the personnel of the CIS national statistical services on most important divisions of economic statistics: system of national accounts, statistics of prices, finances, balance of payments, etc.


5.5 Technological resources (including standards for electronic data exchange and data sharing) (CIS-STAT)
Electronic exchange of statistical information
 Ongoing work:

• Collection and processing of monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical data, supplied to CIS-STAT by national statistical services of the Commonwealth, is carried out in accordance with the coordinated schedule by electronic mail over the Internet in the form of standardized questionnaires incorporating 220 Excel-format tables.

• Verification of the coming information including its comparison on the sites of the national statistical services; collection of missing information from the sites of the CIS statistical services and foreign countries, including the sites of international statistical organizations.

New activities:

• In 2013 work will continue on improving the electronic exchange of statistical information with national statistical services and international organizations. 


5.6 Co-ordination of international statistical work (CIS-STAT)
Rest of the World-CIS Coordination
Ongoing work:

 • Coordinating statistical work and aligning and harmonizing statistical tools with international standards in the areas of the System of National Accounts, economic, demographic and social statistics, and improving methods of processing information from Commonwealth member States.

• Materials in preparation are discussed by the CIS-STAT Scientific Council, task forces and ad hoc meetings. The most important are discussed by the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS. Once finalized, they are circulated as recommendations to national statistical services. 



2. Economic statistics (CIS-STAT)
5.2 Statistical programmes, priority setting, relationships with users and respondents (CIS-STAT)
Statistical Programme
 Ongoing work:

 • The Work Programme of the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS is the main document organizing its activities in the forthcoming year (the Work Programme of CIS-STAT for 2013).

• The structure of the mentioned Work Programmes covers the following kinds of activities: international comparisons programme,  methodological work, economic work, exchange of experience and training of the personnel of national statistical services of the CIS, information and publishing activities, dissemination of information and information and reference services, improvement of computer technology, cooperation with international organizations.

• Considerable part of the works included in the programmes is connected with the International Comparisons Programme, methodological, analytical and information and publishing activities and submission of necessary information to interstate bodies of the CIS, government and economic bodies of the Commonwealth, international organizations, mass media and other users. Of high priority in the Work Programme for 2013 are the works connected with international comparisons of the GDP of the CIS countries for 2011 in the framework of the Global round of ICP.

• According to the programme of international comparisons in 2013 it is planned to conduct three meetings of the CIS countries specialists: on the issues of disaggregation  of GDP, on preliminary results of 2011 international comparisons of GDP of the CIS countries and  on the results of experimental inclusion of the CIS region into the global results.

• The Work Programme includes high priority work on the forecast of production, "visible consumption", imports and exports of selected kinds of products in the countries of the Commonwealth for 2014 (jointly with the Executive Committee of the CIS).

• Envisaged in the Work Programme is a number of works connected with forecast estimates:

• Maintenance of the database for forecast estimates of the main macroeconomic indicators growth rates by CIS countries.

• Preparation of analytic papers on the following themes:

• Preliminary forecasts of the CIS countries development  for near- term perspective;

• Forecast estimates of GDP and consumer prices growth rates by CIS countries and  most important regional amalgamations of the countries of the world (including CIS)  for 2014;

• Collection of information for CIS countries on the forecasts of the main indicators for the period 2013-2014, developed by  governmental bodies of the countries (ministries of economy, finances, central banks, etc.), programmes of economy development for mid-term and long-term perspective and their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources);

• Collection of analytic and statistical materials of the UN, IMF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD, Eurostat and other international organizations on the trends of the development of the economy of the world, regional amalgamations and selected countries of the world, on general perspectives of their development for the coming years, on forecasts of growth rates of the main macroeconomic indicators of the countries of the world (including CIS countries) for the period 2013-2014 and on their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources).

• In pursuance of the decision of the Council of the Heads of CIS Governments of November 19, 2010 on  the main  target macroeconomic indicators of the development of economy of the CIS countries, CIS-STAT carries out monitoring of the  main macroeconomic indicators illustrating socio-economic situation, level and dynamics of economic development, degree of economic integration of the CIS countries. This work is carried out each year.

• Apart from that, the Work Programme includes preparation of the materials on monitoring indicators of quality of life of population in the Commonwealth countries.

• In 2013 publication of brief results of the 2010 round of population censuses in the CIS countries will be continued.

• The Work Programme envisages as well the upgrading of qualification of the personnel of the CIS national statistical services on most important divisions of economic statistics: system of national accounts, statistics of prices, finances, balance of payments, etc.


5.5 Technological resources (including standards for electronic data exchange and data sharing) (CIS-STAT)
Electronic exchange of statistical information
 Ongoing work:

• Collection and processing of monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical data, supplied to CIS-STAT by national statistical services of the Commonwealth, is carried out in accordance with the coordinated schedule by electronic mail over the Internet in the form of standardized questionnaires incorporating 220 Excel-format tables.

• Verification of the coming information including its comparison on the sites of the national statistical services; collection of missing information from the sites of the CIS statistical services and foreign countries, including the sites of international statistical organizations.

New activities:

• In 2013 work will continue on improving the electronic exchange of statistical information with national statistical services and international organizations. 


5.6 Co-ordination of international statistical work (CIS-STAT)
Rest of the World-CIS Coordination
Ongoing work:

 • Coordinating statistical work and aligning and harmonizing statistical tools with international standards in the areas of the System of National Accounts, economic, demographic and social statistics, and improving methods of processing information from Commonwealth member States.

• Materials in preparation are discussed by the CIS-STAT Scientific Council, task forces and ad hoc meetings. The most important are discussed by the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS. Once finalized, they are circulated as recommendations to national statistical services. 



3. Environment and multi-domain statistics (CIS-STAT)
5.2 Statistical programmes, priority setting, relationships with users and respondents (CIS-STAT)
Statistical Programme
 Ongoing work:

 • The Work Programme of the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS is the main document organizing its activities in the forthcoming year (the Work Programme of CIS-STAT for 2013).

• The structure of the mentioned Work Programmes covers the following kinds of activities: international comparisons programme,  methodological work, economic work, exchange of experience and training of the personnel of national statistical services of the CIS, information and publishing activities, dissemination of information and information and reference services, improvement of computer technology, cooperation with international organizations.

• Considerable part of the works included in the programmes is connected with the International Comparisons Programme, methodological, analytical and information and publishing activities and submission of necessary information to interstate bodies of the CIS, government and economic bodies of the Commonwealth, international organizations, mass media and other users. Of high priority in the Work Programme for 2013 are the works connected with international comparisons of the GDP of the CIS countries for 2011 in the framework of the Global round of ICP.

• According to the programme of international comparisons in 2013 it is planned to conduct three meetings of the CIS countries specialists: on the issues of disaggregation  of GDP, on preliminary results of 2011 international comparisons of GDP of the CIS countries and  on the results of experimental inclusion of the CIS region into the global results.

• The Work Programme includes high priority work on the forecast of production, "visible consumption", imports and exports of selected kinds of products in the countries of the Commonwealth for 2014 (jointly with the Executive Committee of the CIS).

• Envisaged in the Work Programme is a number of works connected with forecast estimates:

• Maintenance of the database for forecast estimates of the main macroeconomic indicators growth rates by CIS countries.

• Preparation of analytic papers on the following themes:

• Preliminary forecasts of the CIS countries development  for near- term perspective;

• Forecast estimates of GDP and consumer prices growth rates by CIS countries and  most important regional amalgamations of the countries of the world (including CIS)  for 2014;

• Collection of information for CIS countries on the forecasts of the main indicators for the period 2013-2014, developed by  governmental bodies of the countries (ministries of economy, finances, central banks, etc.), programmes of economy development for mid-term and long-term perspective and their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources);

• Collection of analytic and statistical materials of the UN, IMF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD, Eurostat and other international organizations on the trends of the development of the economy of the world, regional amalgamations and selected countries of the world, on general perspectives of their development for the coming years, on forecasts of growth rates of the main macroeconomic indicators of the countries of the world (including CIS countries) for the period 2013-2014 and on their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources).

• In pursuance of the decision of the Council of the Heads of CIS Governments of November 19, 2010 on  the main  target macroeconomic indicators of the development of economy of the CIS countries, CIS-STAT carries out monitoring of the  main macroeconomic indicators illustrating socio-economic situation, level and dynamics of economic development, degree of economic integration of the CIS countries. This work is carried out each year.

• Apart from that, the Work Programme includes preparation of the materials on monitoring indicators of quality of life of population in the Commonwealth countries.

• In 2013 publication of brief results of the 2010 round of population censuses in the CIS countries will be continued.

• The Work Programme envisages as well the upgrading of qualification of the personnel of the CIS national statistical services on most important divisions of economic statistics: system of national accounts, statistics of prices, finances, balance of payments, etc.


5.5 Technological resources (including standards for electronic data exchange and data sharing) (CIS-STAT)
Electronic exchange of statistical information
 Ongoing work:

• Collection and processing of monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical data, supplied to CIS-STAT by national statistical services of the Commonwealth, is carried out in accordance with the coordinated schedule by electronic mail over the Internet in the form of standardized questionnaires incorporating 220 Excel-format tables.

• Verification of the coming information including its comparison on the sites of the national statistical services; collection of missing information from the sites of the CIS statistical services and foreign countries, including the sites of international statistical organizations.

New activities:

• In 2013 work will continue on improving the electronic exchange of statistical information with national statistical services and international organizations. 


5.6 Co-ordination of international statistical work (CIS-STAT)
Rest of the World-CIS Coordination
Ongoing work:

 • Coordinating statistical work and aligning and harmonizing statistical tools with international standards in the areas of the System of National Accounts, economic, demographic and social statistics, and improving methods of processing information from Commonwealth member States.

• Materials in preparation are discussed by the CIS-STAT Scientific Council, task forces and ad hoc meetings. The most important are discussed by the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS. Once finalized, they are circulated as recommendations to national statistical services. 



4. Methodology of data collection, processing, dissemination and analysis (CIS-STAT)
5.2 Statistical programmes, priority setting, relationships with users and respondents (CIS-STAT)
Statistical Programme
 Ongoing work:

 • The Work Programme of the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS is the main document organizing its activities in the forthcoming year (the Work Programme of CIS-STAT for 2013).

• The structure of the mentioned Work Programmes covers the following kinds of activities: international comparisons programme,  methodological work, economic work, exchange of experience and training of the personnel of national statistical services of the CIS, information and publishing activities, dissemination of information and information and reference services, improvement of computer technology, cooperation with international organizations.

• Considerable part of the works included in the programmes is connected with the International Comparisons Programme, methodological, analytical and information and publishing activities and submission of necessary information to interstate bodies of the CIS, government and economic bodies of the Commonwealth, international organizations, mass media and other users. Of high priority in the Work Programme for 2013 are the works connected with international comparisons of the GDP of the CIS countries for 2011 in the framework of the Global round of ICP.

• According to the programme of international comparisons in 2013 it is planned to conduct three meetings of the CIS countries specialists: on the issues of disaggregation  of GDP, on preliminary results of 2011 international comparisons of GDP of the CIS countries and  on the results of experimental inclusion of the CIS region into the global results.

• The Work Programme includes high priority work on the forecast of production, "visible consumption", imports and exports of selected kinds of products in the countries of the Commonwealth for 2014 (jointly with the Executive Committee of the CIS).

• Envisaged in the Work Programme is a number of works connected with forecast estimates:

• Maintenance of the database for forecast estimates of the main macroeconomic indicators growth rates by CIS countries.

• Preparation of analytic papers on the following themes:

• Preliminary forecasts of the CIS countries development  for near- term perspective;

• Forecast estimates of GDP and consumer prices growth rates by CIS countries and  most important regional amalgamations of the countries of the world (including CIS)  for 2014;

• Collection of information for CIS countries on the forecasts of the main indicators for the period 2013-2014, developed by  governmental bodies of the countries (ministries of economy, finances, central banks, etc.), programmes of economy development for mid-term and long-term perspective and their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources);

• Collection of analytic and statistical materials of the UN, IMF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD, Eurostat and other international organizations on the trends of the development of the economy of the world, regional amalgamations and selected countries of the world, on general perspectives of their development for the coming years, on forecasts of growth rates of the main macroeconomic indicators of the countries of the world (including CIS countries) for the period 2013-2014 and on their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources).

• In pursuance of the decision of the Council of the Heads of CIS Governments of November 19, 2010 on  the main  target macroeconomic indicators of the development of economy of the CIS countries, CIS-STAT carries out monitoring of the  main macroeconomic indicators illustrating socio-economic situation, level and dynamics of economic development, degree of economic integration of the CIS countries. This work is carried out each year.

• Apart from that, the Work Programme includes preparation of the materials on monitoring indicators of quality of life of population in the Commonwealth countries.

• In 2013 publication of brief results of the 2010 round of population censuses in the CIS countries will be continued.

• The Work Programme envisages as well the upgrading of qualification of the personnel of the CIS national statistical services on most important divisions of economic statistics: system of national accounts, statistics of prices, finances, balance of payments, etc.


5.5 Technological resources (including standards for electronic data exchange and data sharing) (CIS-STAT)
Electronic exchange of statistical information
 Ongoing work:

• Collection and processing of monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical data, supplied to CIS-STAT by national statistical services of the Commonwealth, is carried out in accordance with the coordinated schedule by electronic mail over the Internet in the form of standardized questionnaires incorporating 220 Excel-format tables.

• Verification of the coming information including its comparison on the sites of the national statistical services; collection of missing information from the sites of the CIS statistical services and foreign countries, including the sites of international statistical organizations.

New activities:

• In 2013 work will continue on improving the electronic exchange of statistical information with national statistical services and international organizations. 


5.6 Co-ordination of international statistical work (CIS-STAT)
Rest of the World-CIS Coordination
Ongoing work:

 • Coordinating statistical work and aligning and harmonizing statistical tools with international standards in the areas of the System of National Accounts, economic, demographic and social statistics, and improving methods of processing information from Commonwealth member States.

• Materials in preparation are discussed by the CIS-STAT Scientific Council, task forces and ad hoc meetings. The most important are discussed by the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS. Once finalized, they are circulated as recommendations to national statistical services. 



5. Strategic and managerial issues of official statistics at nat.and intl.level (CIS-STAT)
5.2 Statistical programmes, priority setting, relationships with users and respondents (CIS-STAT)
Statistical Programme
 Ongoing work:

 • The Work Programme of the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS is the main document organizing its activities in the forthcoming year (the Work Programme of CIS-STAT for 2013).

• The structure of the mentioned Work Programmes covers the following kinds of activities: international comparisons programme,  methodological work, economic work, exchange of experience and training of the personnel of national statistical services of the CIS, information and publishing activities, dissemination of information and information and reference services, improvement of computer technology, cooperation with international organizations.

• Considerable part of the works included in the programmes is connected with the International Comparisons Programme, methodological, analytical and information and publishing activities and submission of necessary information to interstate bodies of the CIS, government and economic bodies of the Commonwealth, international organizations, mass media and other users. Of high priority in the Work Programme for 2013 are the works connected with international comparisons of the GDP of the CIS countries for 2011 in the framework of the Global round of ICP.

• According to the programme of international comparisons in 2013 it is planned to conduct three meetings of the CIS countries specialists: on the issues of disaggregation  of GDP, on preliminary results of 2011 international comparisons of GDP of the CIS countries and  on the results of experimental inclusion of the CIS region into the global results.

• The Work Programme includes high priority work on the forecast of production, "visible consumption", imports and exports of selected kinds of products in the countries of the Commonwealth for 2014 (jointly with the Executive Committee of the CIS).

• Envisaged in the Work Programme is a number of works connected with forecast estimates:

• Maintenance of the database for forecast estimates of the main macroeconomic indicators growth rates by CIS countries.

• Preparation of analytic papers on the following themes:

• Preliminary forecasts of the CIS countries development  for near- term perspective;

• Forecast estimates of GDP and consumer prices growth rates by CIS countries and  most important regional amalgamations of the countries of the world (including CIS)  for 2014;

• Collection of information for CIS countries on the forecasts of the main indicators for the period 2013-2014, developed by  governmental bodies of the countries (ministries of economy, finances, central banks, etc.), programmes of economy development for mid-term and long-term perspective and their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources);

• Collection of analytic and statistical materials of the UN, IMF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, OECD, Eurostat and other international organizations on the trends of the development of the economy of the world, regional amalgamations and selected countries of the world, on general perspectives of their development for the coming years, on forecasts of growth rates of the main macroeconomic indicators of the countries of the world (including CIS countries) for the period 2013-2014 and on their adjustments during 2013 (from Internet and other sources).

• In pursuance of the decision of the Council of the Heads of CIS Governments of November 19, 2010 on  the main  target macroeconomic indicators of the development of economy of the CIS countries, CIS-STAT carries out monitoring of the  main macroeconomic indicators illustrating socio-economic situation, level and dynamics of economic development, degree of economic integration of the CIS countries. This work is carried out each year.

• Apart from that, the Work Programme includes preparation of the materials on monitoring indicators of quality of life of population in the Commonwealth countries.

• In 2013 publication of brief results of the 2010 round of population censuses in the CIS countries will be continued.

• The Work Programme envisages as well the upgrading of qualification of the personnel of the CIS national statistical services on most important divisions of economic statistics: system of national accounts, statistics of prices, finances, balance of payments, etc.


5.5 Technological resources (including standards for electronic data exchange and data sharing) (CIS-STAT)
Electronic exchange of statistical information
 Ongoing work:

• Collection and processing of monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical data, supplied to CIS-STAT by national statistical services of the Commonwealth, is carried out in accordance with the coordinated schedule by electronic mail over the Internet in the form of standardized questionnaires incorporating 220 Excel-format tables.

• Verification of the coming information including its comparison on the sites of the national statistical services; collection of missing information from the sites of the CIS statistical services and foreign countries, including the sites of international statistical organizations.

New activities:

• In 2013 work will continue on improving the electronic exchange of statistical information with national statistical services and international organizations. 


5.6 Co-ordination of international statistical work (CIS-STAT)
Rest of the World-CIS Coordination
Ongoing work:

 • Coordinating statistical work and aligning and harmonizing statistical tools with international standards in the areas of the System of National Accounts, economic, demographic and social statistics, and improving methods of processing information from Commonwealth member States.

• Materials in preparation are discussed by the CIS-STAT Scientific Council, task forces and ad hoc meetings. The most important are discussed by the Council of Heads of Statistical Services of the CIS. Once finalized, they are circulated as recommendations to national statistical services. 




 

 

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