Regional Course on SNA 2008 (Special Topics): Improving Exhaustiveness of GDP Coverage

[22 to 30 August 2016 , Daejeon, Republic of Korea]


(a)Provide compilers of national accounts statistics with a good understanding of the SNA 2008 concepts, definitions and standards; and international and regional best practices in data sources, indicators, compilation techniques regarding quarterly estimation, and GDP benchmarking. It will also provide a forum for exchanging knowledge and experiences within the Asia-Pacific region;
(b) Identify estimation issues and actions to improve the quality and timeliness of quarterly national accounts including application of seasonal adjustment and trend estimation methods. .

Concept Note
Provisional Programme (pdf)
Course Materials
Module One : 2008 SNA Implementation
 Session 1.1-How are countries doing?
 Session 1.2- A review of 2008 SNA concepts and key changes pdf
Module Two : Issues in the compilation of GDP by production and expenditure approaches
 Session 2.1 & 2.2 - The Supply and Use Tables: An overview & Major data sources pdf
 Session 2.2- The Supply and Use Tables: pdf
  Session 2.3- The Supply and Use Tables : Specific issues
 Session 2.4- Balancing the Supply and Use Table pdf
 Session 2.5- Workshop-Balancing the Supply and Use Table
 Session 2.6 Workshop-Balancing the Supply And Use Table
 Session 2.7- Balancing the Supply and Use Tables— Country Practices
Module Three: Methods and Techniques for Quarterly National Accounts
 Session 3.1- accounts: An Introduction to quarterly national accounts
 Session 3.2- Strategic issues in quarterly national accounts (QNA)-Statistical Issues
 Session 3.3- Strategic issues in quarterly national accounts (QNA)-Statistical Issues from countries
 Session 3.4- Strategic issues in quarterly national accounts (QNA)-Quarterly GDP by the Supply and Use Approach pdf
Module Four: Sources of GDP and its components
 Session 4.1- GDP by Industry for QNA
 Session 4.2- GDP by expenditure types
Module 5: Benchmarking and estimation methods
 Session 5.1- Basics of Benchmarking
 Session 5.2- Specific Benchmarking techniques-Proportional Denton Method
 Session 5.3- Specific Benchmarking techniques-Particular Issues
 Session 5.4- Specific Benchmarking techniques-Alternative Benchmarking Methods
 Session 5.5- Specific Benchmarking techniques-Projections & Practice Session
  Session 5.6- Specific Benchmarking techniques-Seasonal Adjustment and estimation of trend cycles pdf
 Session 5.7- Data editing
 Session 5.8- Work in Progress pdf
 Session 5.9- Specific Benchmarking techniques-Price and Volume Measures
    Session 5.9- Price and Volume Measures: Chain Linked Volume Estimates pdf
    Session 5.9- Price and Volume Measures: Methods for Chain Linked Volume Estimates pdf
    Session 5.9- EUROSTAT Handbook on Quarterly National Accounts pdf
Module 6: Data quality, General Issues and way forward
 Session 6.1- Data quality and general issues pdf
Country Report and Presentation
 Afghanistan pdf  pdf Cambodia pdf
China  pdf Hong Kong, China pdf pdf
India pdf Indonesia pdf pdf
Kyrgyz Republic pdf pdf Lao People's Democratic pdf
Malaysia pdf pdf Maldives pdf pdf
Mongolia pdf Myanmar pdf
Republic of Korea pdf Samoa pdf pdf
Singapore pdf Sri Lanka pdf
Tonga pdf pdf Tajikistan pdf pdf
Uzbekistan pdf pdf Viet Nam pdf pdf