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APEC Capacity Building Seminar Workshop on the Measurement of International Trade in Services

APEC Capacity Building Seminar Workshop on the Measurement of International Trade in Services

PUBLICATION NUMBER
APEC#209-CT-04.7
YEAR
2009
PUBLISHED DATE
December 2009
TYPE OF PUBLICATION
Proceedings
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PAGES
64
ACCESSED
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Individual Files

  • Executive Summary
  • Part I Summary of Proceedings
  • Part II Summary of Findings and Recommendations
  • Part III Proceedings of the Seminar Workshop
  • Part IV Summary of Evaluation of the Seminar-Workshop
  • Annexes



Description

the report of "APEC Capacity Building Seminar Workshop on the Measurement of International Trade in Services, July 2009 (Printed in December 2009)" responds to the need to upgrade the capacity of APEC member-economies to measure international trade in services. Specifically, the forum aimed to:

  • To share information on trends and economy experiences on the collection, measurement, dissemination and use of statistics on international trade in services (SITS) and best practices and strategies for responding to challenges in capturing SITS;
  • To discuss the possible harmonization of measurement methodologies and networking/data sharing of SITS among APEC economies to improve the comparability and transparency of services trade data; and,
  • To identify strategies on how best to strengthen statistical capacity and address issues related to the generation of SITS, estimation methodologies, harmonization of standard concepts, provision of technical assistance, access to experts/consultants, information sharing and networking, and use/analysis of SITS.




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INDIVIDUAL FILES

Individual Files

  • Executive Summary
  • Part I Summary of Proceedings
  • Part II Summary of Findings and Recommendations
  • Part III Proceedings of the Seminar Workshop
  • Part IV Summary of Evaluation of the Seminar-Workshop
  • Annexes


DESCRIPTIONS

Description

the report of "APEC Capacity Building Seminar Workshop on the Measurement of International Trade in Services, July 2009 (Printed in December 2009)" responds to the need to upgrade the capacity of APEC member-economies to measure international trade in services. Specifically, the forum aimed to:

  • To share information on trends and economy experiences on the collection, measurement, dissemination and use of statistics on international trade in services (SITS) and best practices and strategies for responding to challenges in capturing SITS;
  • To discuss the possible harmonization of measurement methodologies and networking/data sharing of SITS among APEC economies to improve the comparability and transparency of services trade data; and,
  • To identify strategies on how best to strengthen statistical capacity and address issues related to the generation of SITS, estimation methodologies, harmonization of standard concepts, provision of technical assistance, access to experts/consultants, information sharing and networking, and use/analysis of SITS.

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File size: 401.18KB


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