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First Technical Meeting for National Accounts of the International Comparison Program (ICP)

Organized jointly by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean and CARICOM

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - 10-12 Oct 2018

Description

The First Technical Meeting for National Accounts of the International Comparison Program (ICP) will be held at ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean, in Port of Spain from 10-12 October 2018.

Programme

Draft Agenda

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

9:00-9:10 Registration of participants

Topic 1: Opening of the workshop: Objectives, organization, and administrative matters

09:10-09:30 Welcome remarks: Representatives of

  • ECLAC
  • CARICOM
  • Secretariat and World Bank

09:30-9:40 Introduction of participants

09:40-9:50 Approval of the agenda

Topic 2 Overall ICP National Accounts Requirements

09:50-10:20 Summary of ICP 2017 National Accounts Data Requirements

» William Vigil-Oliver (World Bank)

10:20-11:10 Model Report on Expenditure Statistics (MORES) Form

» Giovanni Savio (ECLAC)

11:10-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:15 Special Survey: Government Compensation

» Patricia Goldszier (World Bank Consultant)

12:15-13:00 Interim requirements: 2012-2016 GDP (constant/current) and deflators

» Bruno Lana (ECLAC)

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch Break

Topic 3 Methodologies and estimations for Household Consumption

14:15-14:45 Methodology for the estimation of Household Consumption

» Federico Dorin (ECLAC)

14:45-15:45 Definition of country clusters for the estimation

  • Cluster 1 (supported by Bruno Lana and María Paz Collinao)
  • Cluster 2 (supported by Giovanni Savio and Patricia Goldszier)
  • Cluster 3 (supported by Federico Dorín and Patricia Marchant)

15:45-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Estimation exercises [continued]

17:00-18:00 Presentation and discussion of results

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Topic 4 Methodologies and estimations for Government Consumption

09:00-09:40 Methodology for the estimation of Government Consumption

» María Paz Collinao (ECLAC)

09:40-11:00 Definition of country clusters for the estimation

  • Cluster 1 (supported by Bruno Lana and María Paz Collinao)
  • Cluster 2 (supported by Giovanni Savio and Patricia Goldszier)
  • Cluster 3 (supported by Federico Dorín and Patricia Marchant)

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:15 Estimation [continued]

12:15-13:00 Presentation and discussion of results

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch Break

Topic 5 Methodologies and estimations for Gross Capital Formation

14:15-14:45 Methodology for the estimation of Gross Capital Formation

» Giovanni Savio (ECLAC)

14:45-15:45 Definition of country clusters for the estimation

  • Cluster 1 (supported by Bruno Lana and María Paz Collinao)
  • Cluster 2 (supported by Giovanni Savio and Patricia Goldszier)
  • Cluster 3 (supported by Federico Dorín and Patricia Marchant)

15:45-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Estimation exercises [continued]

17:00-18:00 Presentation and discussion of results

Friday, 12 October 2018

Topic 6 Methodologies and estimations for International Trade

09:00-09:40 Methodology for the estimation of the balance of exports and imports

» Patricia Goldszier (World Bank Consultant)

09:40-11:00 Definition of country clusters for the estimation exercises

  • Cluster 1 (supported by Bruno Lana and María Paz Collinao)
  • Cluster 2 (supported by Giovanni Savio and Patricia Goldszier)
  • Cluster 3 (supported by Federico Dorín and Patricia Marchant)

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:15 Estimation exercises [continued]

12:15-13:00 Presentation and discussion of results

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch Break

Topic 7 Summary of National Accounts estimates

14:15 - 14:45 Summary of results

14:45 - 15:30 Validation of results

15:30 - 16:00 Discussion and approval

16:00 - 16:15 Coffee Break

Topic 8 Permanent ICP and Future timetables

16:15 - 16:40 ICP 2017 Regional Calendar of National Accounts activities and results

» Bruno Lana (ECLAC)

16:40–17:10 Evaluation of the Meeting and Conclusions

» Giovanni Savio (ECLAC)

17:10-18:00 Closing reception

Practical information

Meeting coordination

The meeting is being organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Questions on substantive matters relating to the meeting may be addressed to Giovanni Savio, Head of the Economic and Environmental Statistics Unit, Statistics Division of ECLAC (giovanni.savio@cepal.org, tel. (+56) 2 2210 2751).

Questions on logistical matters relating to the meeting may be addressed to Maria Veronica Moreno (veronica.moreno.de@gmail.com, (+56) 2 2210 2315).

Languages

The official language of the meeting is English.

ICP / PCI
10-12 Oct 2018
Meetings and technical symposiums
ECLAC Subregional Headquarters
1 Chancery Lane
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago
By invitation

Contact

Giovanni Savio
División de Estadísticas
giovanni.savio@cepal.org
+562 22102751

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