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The set of procedures employed to improve coverage / classification / timing / valuation of the data or to conform to an accounting/recording basis or address data quality differences in compiling specific data sets.

Items covered may include changes in positions during the reference period associated with transactions, exchange rate changes, price changes, seasonal adjustment and other adjustments.

Source Publication:
Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) - BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IBRD, IMF, OECD and UNSD - Metadata Common Vocabulary.

Cross References:
Compilation practices
Revision policy
Seasonal adjustment
Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:

Created on Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Last updated on Wednesday, March 8, 2006