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JOINT OECD-EUROSTAT PURCHASING POWER PARITY (PPP) PROGRAMME

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Definition:
Under the Joint OECD-Eurostat Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Programme, the OECD and Eurostat share the responsibility for calculating PPPs. Broadly, Eurostat handles the calculations for the European Union (EU) countries and for the EU “Candidate countries”. The OECD deals with the non- European OECD Member countries and the other non- EU countries such as Russia, China, Ukraine, etc, which are included in the PPP Programme.

Source Publication:
OECD National accounts, Purchasing Power Parities website.

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/EconStatKB/KnowledgebaseArticle10220.aspx

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power parities - Purchasing power parities

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013