Grant Agreement ‘Steps towards implementing the European System of interoperable Business Registers (ESBRs)’

The National Statistics Institute has started the project ‘Steps towards implementing the European System of interoperable Business Registers (ESBRs)’, according to the European Commission grant agreement No. 11172.2017.002-2017.603.

The main objectives of the project are to improve the compatibility and quality of information for the largest multinational enterprise groups operating in Europe (and their composite statistical units), national statistical business registers and the Eurostat Eurogroup register. The aim is to provide an adequate statistical framework for the production of applicable and compatible business statistics at national and European level.

In the frame of the action, NSI of Bulgaria will focus its activities in the following topics of interest:

A. Data exchange: standardization and automation in the data exchange process between EGR and the national SBRs.

B. Quality: output data assessment and input data improvement.

The project duration is 18 months and will be completed at the end of June 2019.