|0. Prerequisites of quality|
|0.1 Legal and institutional environment||LO||O||O||O||O||LO||9,14||0.2 GFS: Consultants have been engaged to computerize the Accounting and Budgeting System.|
|0.2 Resources||LO||LO||LO||LO||LO||LO||10,13,16||0.2 MS: BoB’s Research Department is in the process of implementing a time series database.|
|0.3 Quality awareness||LO||LO||NO||LO||LO||O||11,13,15||0.2 BOPS: BoB is developing quarterly IIP and comprehensive quarterly surveys of enterprises.|
|1.1 Professionalism||O||O||O||O||O||O||1.2 CPI/PPI: The CSO plans to introduce regular users meetings|
that will be the forum for notification of changes in methodology and statistical techniques.
|1.3 Ethical standards||O||O||O||O||O||O|
|2. Methodological soundness|
|2.1 Concepts and definitions||LO||O||LO||LO||LO||O||23,25–27||2.1 GFS: MFDP’s Strategic Plan—to improve financial systems.|
2.2 MS: BoB plans to expand the monetary survey to include all ODCs in the short-term
2.3 NAS: CSO plans to publish comprehensive national account statistics, using
|2.3 Classification/sectorization||LNO||LO||O||LO||LO||LO||23, 24, 26, 28, 29||BASIC 3, starting with the references year 1996/97 (no later than DEc.2002).|
2.3 CPI: CSO plans to introduce COICOP at the next rebasing
2.4 GFS: MFDP plans to make the classification consist with internal
|2.4 Basis for recording||LO||O||O||LO||O||O||23, 26||standards in short-term.|
|3. Accuracy and Reliability|
|3.1 Source data||LO||LO||LNO||LO||LO||LO||30,32–34,|
|3.1 BOPS: BoB’s short-term plan includes improvement in data collection with|
attention to enhance accuracy of data in the financial account, developing data on
private sector external debt, and improving survey data.
|3.2 Statistical techniques||LO||LO||O||O||LO||LO||31,32,36,|
|3.2 NAS: CSO plans to use the results of the 1999 Informal Sector Survey to|
inform coverage adjustments for informal activities in future national accounts
|3.3 Assessment and validation of source|
|3.2 CPI: CSO’s planned changes for the next rebasing include addition of owner-|
occupied dwelling services, use of short-term price relatives, and use of growth in
related items for temporarily missing price quotes.
|3.4 Assessment and validation of|
intermediate data and statistical outputs
|3.5 Revision studies||LNO||NA||NA||NA||LO||LO||31–33, 35–37|
|4.1 Relevance||LO||LO||LO||LO||LO||LO||38–42||4.1 CPI/PPI: CSO plans to reactivate user group in 2002. 4.2 NAS: CSO plans to regularize the dissemination of quarterly national accounts|
|4.2 Timeliness and periodicity||O||SDDS||LNO||LNO||LO||O||39–42||(current and constant prices) with a lag of three months in 2002.|
4.2 BOPS: BoB is currently developing quarterly balance of payments data.
|4.3 BOPS: BoB short-term plan includes harmonization of data formats of|
monetary and balance of payments data with a view to develop flow of fund
statistics and reconciliation of balance of payments data and national accounts data.
|4.4 Revision policy and practice||LO||LO||NA||LO||LO||LO||38–42|
|5.1 Data accessibility||LO||LO||LNO||LO||LO||LO||43–47||5.1 GFS: MFDP’s Strategic Plan: To improve accessibility of information to all|
stakeholders by 2003.
|5.2 Metadata accessibility||LO||O||NO||LNO||LNO||LNO||43–47|
|5.3 Assistance to users||O||LO||LO||LO||LO||LO||43–47|