On the morning of February 08, 2017, in Hue City, Thua Thien Hue province, the Central Economic Census Steering Committee opened the training conference on the 2017 Economic Census. Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO), Standing Deputy Head of the Central Economic Census Steering Committee delivered an opening speech and chaired the Conference. Attending the Conference were Mr. Nguyen Van Phuong, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien Hue province, Head of the Census Steering Committee of Thua Thien Hue province; representatives of the Central Census Steering Committee and Standing Group; the Census Steering Committee, Standing Group of the Ministry of National Defence and the Ministry of Public Security; representatives of the Census Steering Committee and Standing Group of 63 provinces and cities, of which nine provinces had the participation of Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee, Heads of the Economic Census Steering Committee; representatives of leadership and staffs of units under the GSO; representatives of some press agencies.
The goal of the 2017 Economic Census (hereafter referred as the Census) is to collect data on economic establishments in order to meet the following goals: (1) Assessing the development in the number of establishments and employees; results of production and business; application of information technology; structure and distribution of establishments and employees by province, kind of economic activity, types of ownership, meeting the management requirements of the Party, the Government, ministries and line ministries, provinces; (2) Calculating the official statistical indicators of statistical areas, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) for 2016 according to the Scheme on innovation of compilation process of gross regional domestic product, other statistical indicators in the System of National Accounts; (3) Supplementing data and updating the database on enterprises, the overall sample frame on economic establishments for sample surveys of the Statistics, ministries, line ministries and localities in the next period.
The Conference also spent time for participants to do exercises and discuss the contents of questionnaires as well as the organization and direction of the Census.
The training on the Census is held in three days, February 8-10, 2017. This is the first training conference for the Census of the Central Census Steering Committee; therefore, the ideas and suggestions of participants will be the basis for completing the Census documents of the Central Census Steering Committee, provincial and district Census Steering Committees as well as the direction work of the Census afterwards.
The preliminary findings of the Census will be announced in December 2017. The final results will be announced in the third Quarter of 2018.
Some images from the Conference:
|Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, Director General of the General Statistics Office (GSO), delivered an opening speech and chaired the Conference|
|Mr. Nguyen Van Phuong, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien Hue province, Head of the Census Steering Committee of Thua Thien Hue province|
|Overview of the Conference|