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ITEM OR PRODUCT ROTATION

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Definition:
The deliberate replacement of a sampled product, or item, for which prices are being collected, by another product before the replaced product has disappeared from the market or individual establishment. It is designed to keep the sample of products up to date and reduce the need for forced replacements caused by the disappearance of products.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Producer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/np/sta/tegppi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Tuesday, February 18, 2003

Last updated on Friday, July 08, 2005