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Training Course on 'Wholesale and Retail Trade Statistics' in Uganda
 
Date : 10-12 August 2015 Venue : Kampala Uganda

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the training course on “Wholesale and Retail Trade Statistics” at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in Kampala on 10-12 August 2015. The course was conducted by Mr. Abdullah Yuksel, Expert at Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), with the participation of relevant officials of the UBOS.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009); business statistics – a statistical activity category under the Economic Statistics domain – covers economy wide statistics on the activities of enterprises, covers work on economic statistics across different sectors, deals with topics like statistics on economic activities of enterprises, business demography, business investment, business services, demand for services, industrial performance, enterprises by size class, industrial production, commodities, structure of sales and services, outputs of the service industries, non-profit institutions.

The training course on 'Wholesale and Retail Trade Statistics' focused on the following topics:

  • Classification of wholesale and retail trade
    • NACE Rev.2
    • CPA 2008
  • Classification of wholesale and retail trade (continued)
  • Short term business statistics:
  • Monthly and quarterly indicators for wholesale and retail trade
  • Value index and deflation:
    • Calculation of turnover (value) index
    • Calculation of volume index
  • Imputation techniques: Estimation of missing data
  • Seasonal adjustment of monthly retail trade index
  • Structural business statistics: Annual statistics

Sign up for an account at SESRIC Forum (http://forum.sesric.org/) to join the group discussion on the training course on “Wholesale and Retail Trade Statistics” in Uganda available at: http://forum.sesric.org/?p=36

For other activities of the Training and Technical Cooperation Department within the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, please visit: http://www.oicvet.org/cbp-statcab.php