Colleagues from Macedonia and the Baltic States are visiting CSB (with photo)


On March 17-18 study visit on the organization of Farm Structure Survey for experts from State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia is taking place in the CSB. Within framework of the visit, experts from the CSB are sharing their experience in the preparation of Farm Structure Survey in Latvia: development of list of indicators, selection of farms, organization of data compilation process, analysis and dissemination of data obtained, estimation of data quality and use of administrative data sources for statistical purposes. Experts from the CSB also present Statistical Farm Register, which is used in formation of sample surveys in agricultural statistics. Experience acquired will be useful to experts from State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia to ensure European Union legislation requirements and to improve data acquisition methodology before entering the European Union.

On March 17-18 meeting of statisticians from three Baltic States regarding statistical issues in macroeconomics is also taking place in the CSB. Together with Lithuanian and Estonian colleagues main task of this year - implementation of the new European System of Accounts 2010 - is discussed. Colleagues from the Baltic States are discussing methodological aspects of the calculation, ways for informing users and kinds for publishing news. 

In the upper part - colleagues from Macedonia
In the lower part - colleagues from Estonia and Lithuania