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Training material title
Methodology-International Recommendations for Distributive Trade Statistics
Brief description and comments

The draft of IRDTS 2008 incorporated inputs from national statistical offices and international organizations received during the worldwide consultations on its contents conducted during November 2006–December 2007.

1.Scope of distributive trade statistics
2.Statistical and reporting units
3.Characteristics of statistical units
4.Data items and their definitions
5.Data sources and data compilation methods
6.Short-term distributive trade statistics
7.Data quality and metadata

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Department of Economic and Social Affairs




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