NBS The Progress of NBS Data Dissemination to OECD 13th NBS-OECD Workshop on National Accounts Haikou, 30 Nov. – 4 Dec. 2009 XU Yating Department of National Accounts of NBS
Background • It has experienced 4 years… • In November 2005, NBS and OECD initiated the discussion on China’s joining in the OECD data dissemination program. • In October 2006, NBS sent a professional person to visit OECD to study the feasibility of China’s participation in the program. • In September 2007, a presentation about data dissemination was made on the 11th NBS-OECD workshop held in Beijing.
Background • In September 2008, expert from OECD visit NBS and made an agreement on the issues of data dissemination on the first stage. • In October 2008, issues on data dissemination were discussed again on the 12th NBS-OECD workshop held in Paris. • In May 2009, Department of National Accounts of NBS officially started to fill in OECD Questionnaire.
Current situation and Progress on Data Dissemination Frequency Content Started from Factbook Oct. 2007 Annually Including 11 indicators: GDP, GDP per capita, value-added by industry, fixed capital information, etc. MEI Monthly 2002 Including GDP and its growth rate of China. OECD Questionnaire May 2009 Annually Table 0101： Gross value added at basic prices and gross domestic product at market prices Table 0102： GDP from the expenditure side Table 0107： Disposable income, saving, net lending/borrowing Table 0110： Population and employment Quarterly Table 0101
OECD Questionnaire Principle in filling in the Questionnaire: Provide existing data As for the differences in classification, evaluation and accounting method, instead of any further adjustment, we provide explanations by footnotes. Advancing the program step by step We will provide data that is published in Year Book of China.
OECD Questionnaire ——Annual National Accounts
OECD Questionnaire ——Quarterly National Accounts At present, NBS could only provide quarterly data of GDP at production side.
Looking Forward • Take the data provision as a regular work of NBS in the future. • Provide the published data in time. • Data of 2008 will be provided after the Second Economic Census data is published. • Further enhance the communication and cooperation on data sharing between NBS and OECD.