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Consumer Prices, Housing prices and PPP Department

Albena Dancheva
Head of Consumer Prices, Housing prices and PPP Department
 
Contact Information:
Address: Sofia 1038, 2, "P. Volov" Str.
Telephone: +359 2 9857 767

The “Consumer Prices, Housing prices and PPP” Department (CPHP&PPP) shall perform the following activities:

1. carry out activities on construction, production and dissemination of national Consumer Prices Indices (CPI), the Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices (HICP) and the Price Indices of a Small Basket (PISB);

2. carry out activities on construction, production and dissemination of Housing price indices (HPI) and Owner Occupied Housing Indices (OOHI);

3. elaborate and improve a methodology and instruments for statistical surveys of consumer prices and market prices of dwellings and methods for calculation of indices of their modification, ensuring their harmonization with Eurostat’s requirements;

4. develop and improve the methodology and instruments for statistical surveys of prices of new and existing dwellings; services regarding dwellings acquisition and ownership; dwellings insurance and methods for calculation of indices of their modification, ensuring their harmonization with Eurostat’s requirements;

5. organize and conduct the statistical surveys of consumer prices, carry out processing, production and dissemination of statistical information on consumer price indices and inflation;

6. organize and conduct statistical surveys on housing prices, perform processing, production and publication of statistics on housing price indices;

7. be liable for operational planning and reporting of statistical surveys in the mentioned areas;

8. elaborate analytical materials in the field of statistics on consumer prices and statistics on housing prices;

9. prepare informational materials related to the preparation of statistical publications, the NSI’s site, the information service for general public, state authorities, as well as in accordance with international contracts for provision of information;

10. participate in elaboration, maintenance and updating the statistical classifications used in the field of consumer prices and housing prices statistics;

11. participate in the work of working groups, national and international meetings and seminars in the field of consumer prices and housing prices statistics;

12. carry out methodological leadership and co-ordination of the work on preparation of national statistical data for international comparisons of PPPs, relative price levels and macroeconomic indicators in accordance with the European Comparisons Program (ECP);

13. organize preparation and conducting of specific price collections within ECP partner countries, RSOs and external experts;

14. jointly with Eurostat organize and co-ordinate the preparation of national statistical information necessary for calculation of correction coefficients in accordance with the Staff Regulations;

15. being a member of Eurostat’s Working Party PPP and WP Article 64 of Staff Regulations, participate in preparation of programmes, strategies in the process of harmonization with the international statistical standards.