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GENERAL DATA DISSEMINATION SYSTEM (GDDS)

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Definition:
The General Data Dissemination System (GDDS) is a structured process through which IMF member countries commit voluntarily to improving the quality of the data produced and disseminated by their statistical systems over the long run to meet the needs of macroeconomic analysis.

Source Publication:
International Monetary Found (IMF), "Guide to the General Data Dissemination System", 2002 + dsbb.imf.org.

Cross References:
Data dissemination standards, IMF
Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

Hyperlink:
http://dsbb.imf.org/vgn/images/pdfs/gddsguide.pdf

Statistical Theme: Quality, statistical

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Wednesday, November 06, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013