TitleManual on statistics of international trade in services 2010 : compiler’s guide
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The Guide provides practical support on the compilation of service transactions between residents - non-residents transactions utilizing the EBOPS classification with special emphasis on the partner country break-down, the foreign affiliates statistics (FATS) and also on flows by modes of supply. The overarching aim is to increase the availability and quality of SITS in order to fulfil the urgent needs and demands for such data by policy makers, researchers, market analysts and the public in general. While the international standards in economic statistics are in the process of being implemented, this Guide comes timely, providing the statistical community with guidelines, best practices, case studies, and practical advice on the compilation of SITS. Part 1. General frameworks -- Chapter 1. Concepuual frameworks -- Chapter 2. Legal framework -- Chapter 3. Institutional arrangements -- Part 2. Data collection -- Chapter 4. Introduction and overview of data sources within the modes of services supply framework -- Chapter 5. Statistical business registers and survey frames -- Chapter 6. Enterprise and establishment surveys -- Chapter 7. Surveys of persons and households, and population censuses -- Chapter 8. International transaction reporting system -- Chapter 9. Administrative records -- Chapter 10. Other data sources -- Chapter 11. Comparing data sources -- Part 3. Data compilation -- Chapter 12. Introduction and overview of data compilation within the modes of services supply statistical framework -- Chapter 13. Integration of data from different sources -- Chapter 14. Compilation of resident/non-resident trade in services statistics -- Chapter 15. Compilation of foreign affiliates statistics and the international supply of services -- Chapter 16. Compilation of additional indicators on the international supply of services -- Chapter 17. Estimation and modelling of missing data and forecasting or back-casting -- Part 4. Cross-cutting topics -- Chapter 18. Metadata -- Chapter 19. Quality management and quality reporting -- Chapter 20. Data and metadata dissemination -- Chapter 21. Use of information and communications technology.