Training Course on 'National Accounts: Supply and Use Tables' in Jordan
Date : 27-29 December 2010 Venue : Amman Jordan

The Centre organised a training Course on “National Accounts: Supply and Use Tables” at Jordan Department of Statistics on 27-29 December 2010. The Course was provided by Dr. Hüsniye Aydın, an expert from the Turkish Statistical Institute of the Republic of Turkey, and was attended by 17 staff members of Jordan Department of Statistics in Jordan.

The training course on “National Accounts: Supply and Use Tables” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • General overview on National Accounts
  • National Accounts in Turkey
  • Supply-Use and Input-Output Tables in NA System
  • Methods and compilation principles
  • Data sources and questionnaires
  • Classifications
  • Non-observed economy
  • Compilation of the supply and use tables
  • Valuation matrices
  • The balancing of supply and use tables
  • Import matrices
  • Symmetric input-output tables
  • Cif/fob adjustments
  • Calculation and allocation method of FISIM
  • Price and volume measures in supply and use framework
  • Other topics on GDP estimations and SU/IO Tables
  • General Evaluation of Training Course and Mission on SUTs

The aim of this training course was to improve the statistical capacity building and performance of the Jordan Department of Statistics on “Supply and Use Tables”.