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GESMES

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Definition:
GESMES (Generic Statistical Message) is a United Nations standard (EDIFACT message) allowing partner institutions to exchange statistical multi-dimensional arrays in a generic but standardised way. It has been designed by Expert Group 6 (Statistics) of the European Board for EDI Standardisation.

Context:
GESMES/CB is a GESMES profile.

Source Publication:
European Central Bank (ECB), Bank for International Settlement (BIS), Eurostat, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "GESMES/TS User Guide", Release 3.00, February, 2003; unpublished on paper.

Cross References:
Attribute
EDIFACT
Electronic data interchange (EDI)
GESMES TS
GESMES/CB
Statistical message

Statistical Theme: Information and communication technology

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, May 17, 2011