We inform you about the approval of a new methodological provision on the formation of indicators of domestic trade statistics
The Statistics Agency under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan recalculated "The volume of domestic trade statistics for 2014-2021" according to the methodology of "System of National Accounts - 2008" (SNA-2008), and posted in the "Official Statistics" section at the Statistics Agency's website at: https://stat.uz/uz/rasmiy-statistika/internal-trade-2
In order to further improve the calculation of domestic trade indicators through the introduction of international methodologies, a resolution was adopted to approve the “Methodological regulation on the formation of indicators of domestic trade statistics” approved by order of the Director of the Statistics Agency under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 34 dated September 28, 2022.
When developing these Methodological Provisions, the legal acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan regulating the activities of enterprises and organizations of wholesale and retail trade, as well as the following international guidelines and recommendations were used: “System of National Accounts 2008 (SNA-2008)”, “International Recommendations for Distributive Trade Statistics 2008” (IRDTS 2008), “Methodological recommendations on statistical monitoring of retail trade turnover and calculation of its volume index” (CIS Statistical Committee, 2011).
In accordance with this order, starting from January 2023, domestic trade indicators will be calculated and disseminated in accordance with the National Classification of Economic Activities (OKED-2):
- Wholesale trade turnover - section 46 according to OKED-2 (Wholesale trade, except for trade of cars and motorcycles);
- Retail trade turnover - section 47 according to OKED-2 (retail trade, except for the trade turnover of catering establishments, trade in cars and motorcycles and their spare parts);
- Wholesale and retail sale of cars and their spare parts - section 45 according to OKED-2 (except for codes 45.2 and 45.40.3 - repair and maintenance of cars and motorcycles);
- Turnover of public catering enterprises - section 56 according to OKED-2 (services for the provision of food and drinks).