Training Course on 'National Accounts: Supply and Use Tables' in Egypt
Date: 06-08 June 2011
Venue: Cairo - Egypt

The Centre organised training on “National Accounts: Supply and Use Tables” at the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) of the Arab Republic of Egypt, on 6-8 June 2011. The Course was provided by Mr. Mehmet Kula, an expert from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), and was attended by 22 staff members of the CAPMAS.

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

  • SU and IO Tables
    • Compilation of the supply and use tables
    • Valuation matrices
    • Data sources
    • Classifications used by industry and by products (ISIC, CPC, COICOP, COFOG, HS, BOP)
    • Non-observed economy
    • Questionnaires used in annual accounts by sectors
    • Discussions on questionnaires by industries which will be used for the compilation of SUTs
  • Assessment of current situation on the compilation of SUTs
    • Information on Egyptian National Accounts and SUTs by CAPMAS Calculation methods by sectors
    • Calculation methods by sectors
    • Agriculture, animal husbandry, forestry and fishery
    • Mining and quarrying, manufacturing industry and energy
    • Construction, trade and hotels and restaurants
    • Transportation and communication, other business and personnel services
    • Public administration, defence and compulsory social security
    • Taxes and subsidies on products and production
    • Foreign trade statistics
    • Balance of payment statistics for services imports and exports
    • Household budget and labour force surveys
    • Price indices (CPI, PPI, IPI, Export and Import Prices Indices)
  • Analysis of available data by industries and by products
    • Price analysis for margins by products
    • Calculation of non-observed economy by industries
    • Calculation of incomes for trade and transportation sectors
    • Evaluation of mission and discuss to-do list for SUTs
    • Discuss and plan together with CAPMAS future activities and missions concerning this issue, if they need technical assistance.