20/10/2014
"NBS" in cooperation with the ESCWA starts a statistical project to develop PPPs for the UAE

 
"NBS" in cooperation with the ESCWA starts a statistical project to develop PPPs for the UAE
 

Abu Dhabi- the NBS received host in its headquarters a technical delegation from the ESCWA, headed by Mr. Majid Skinny, regional coordinator for the ICP projects at the ESCWA, and Mr. Maroun Leo, where a number of experts participate in the mission from  the National Bureau of Statistics, and representatives of the partners, and the Statistics Centre-Abu Dhabi, and Dubai Statistics Center.

The mission which is the first technical activity in this area organized by the National Center for Statistics, as a follow up on  the last meeting of the ICP project held by the regional office for the program in the ESCWA, in late February 2014 in Istanbul-Turkey, with participation of managers and national coordinators from member countries participated in the ICP program ESCWA, the mission aims to set up a road map to develop PPS on the federal and local level to serve economic comparisons and measuring economic performance in a harmonized methodology, and to utilize the consumer and ICP prices, and the success of this pilot project will help in using this experience in the region in the future.