Methods used in compiling the United Nations price indexes for external trade by United Nations. Statistical Office.

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StatementDepartment of International Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office.
SeriesStatistical papers., no. 82
ContributionsUnited Nations. Statistical Office.
LC ClassificationsHB225 .U473 1987
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Pagination2 v. :
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LC Control Number87406827

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METHODS USED IN COMPILING THE UNITED NATIONS -PRICE INDEXES FOR EXTERNAL TRADE VOLUME II (Also incorporating quantum indexes) UNITED NATIONS New York, NOTE Symbols of United Nations documents are composed of capital letters combined with figures. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this.

: Methods Used in Compiling the United Nations Price Indexes for Basic Commodities in International Trade EXvii.6 (): Not Available: Books. The article describes the functions of the United Nations Statistical Office, particularly its publishing and dissemination activity.

Special features covered include problems of international comparability, problems faced by researchers, data provided in machine-readable form, classifications used, and recent and future : Hugh F. Brophy. A summary of export and import price index methodology: 2: Unit value indices: 3: The price and volume of foreign trade: background, purpose, and uses of export and import price indices: 4: Valuation, timing, coverage, and classification: 5: Data sources: 6: Sampling issues in price collection: 7: Price collection Annex 1 Annex 2 Annex 3: 8.

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