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Uzbekistan’s Statistics Committee, IMF discuss national strategy for statistics dev’t

Uzbekistan Materials 27 January 2021 16:02
Uzbekistan’s Statistics Committee, IMF discuss national strategy for statistics dev’t

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan and International Monetary Fund discussed the implementation of the roadmap for the National Strategy for the Statistics Development for 2020-2025, Trend reports referring to the committee.

The mentioned issue was discussed during a videoconference between the leadership of the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan and experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as part of the IMF technical assistance on integrating fiscal rules into the budget process.

It is reported that the parties discussed the quality of compiling macroeconomic statistics, exchanged views on the methods for calculating GDP (gross domestic product), and assessing the shadow economy.

In addition, the work carried out by the Statistics Committee to improve and develop the national statistics system of Uzbekistan, and the implementation of the road map of the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics for 2020-2025 was covered.

In turn, the IMF mission appreciated the efforts of the State Statistics Committee and noted the key role of statistics in the successful implementation of the state's fiscal policy.

The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics is an executive body of the Uzbekistan government that runs the statistical methodology system and provides accurate statistics on the economic and social life of Uzbekistan. The site contains press releases and statistical documents.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international financial institution, headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of 190 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world while periodically depending on the World Bank for its resources.

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