SESRIC


Training Course on 'Quarterly National Accounts' in Maldives
 
Date : 26-28 November 2012 Venue : Male Maldives

The Centre organised training course on “Quarterly National Accounts” at the Department of National Planning, Maldives, on 26-28 November 2012. The course was provided by Ms. Siti Asiah Ahmad an expert from the Department of Statistics, Malaysia and was attended by relevant staff members of the Department of National Planning, Maldives.

The training course on “Quarterly National Accounts” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Introduction to general concepts and structures of the SNA and Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)
  • Methodology for compilation of QNA by sectors
    • Production approach
    • Expenditure approach
  • Estimation of Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF)
  • Data sources in compilation of QNA
    • Production approach
    • Expenditure approach
  • Balancing and reconciliation of data
  • Benchmarking and revisions of QNA estimates
  • Seasonal adjustment of GDP series