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Wednesday, 1 December 2010 - 16:10
The President of the NSI will participate in a working meeting and a conference in Belgium
Working Meeting of the Directorate General for Regional Statistics of the European Commission
On 1st December 2010 the President of the NSI Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva will participate in the meeting of the Directorate General for Regional Policy at the European Commission in Brussels.
Wednesday, 1 December 2010 - 16:05
Russian experts on a consulting meeting to BNSI on retail trade statistics
Experts from the State Statistical Office of the Russian Federation (ROSSTAT), working in the field of retail trade statistics were on a three-day mission (30 November – 2 December 2010) to BNSI.
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 - 16:40
The President of NSI will take part in the 7th Meeting of the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC)
The President of NSI – Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva will take part in the 7th Meeting of the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC), which will be held on 18 November 2010 in Eurostat, Luxembourg.
According to the agenda, the Committee will take decisions on 7 comitology items – proposals for Commission Regulations as regards labour statistics, healthcare, social protection benefits and accidents at work.
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 - 16:10
A delegation from NSI will visit the National Statistics Office of Malta
A delegation from the National Statistical Institute, headed by its President Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva, will visit the National Statistics Office of Malta on 11th and 12th November. Members of the delegation are the Secretary General of NSI Mr. Tsvetan Nanov and experts. The purpose of the visit is to obtain technical and methodological assistance on designing a web-based “School in Statistics”, like the one already developed there.
Thursday, 28 October 2010 - 11:00
In NSI a seasonal adjustment of business surveys data was carried out for the first time
In October 2010 in NSI a seasonal adjustment of business surveys’ time series was carried out for the first time. The procedure was carried out with the help of the software developed by Eurostat Demetra, where the algorithm TRAMO / SEATS was applied.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 - 13:55
Workshop on Quality Assurance in the National Statistical System
On October 22, 2010, the National Statistical Institute held a final workshop on Quality Assurance in the National Statistical System. The workshop was financed by NSI and Eurostat within the frame of the Grant Agreement No 80201.2009.006-2009.318.).
The NSI Deputy President, Gergana Mihaylova opened the forum, welcomed all participants and emphasized the importance the National Statistical System to provide timely and accurate statistical information, respecting all principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice.
Friday, 22 October 2010 - 16:40
For the first time we celebrate the World Statistics Day
On 20th October 2010, the World Statistics Day, in the library of the National Statistical Institute an exhibition entitled “NSI – part of the world statistics family” was opened. The exhibits are valuable and rare statistical publications, some of which are shown for the first time.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 - 11:35
20.10.2010: World Statistics Day

European statistics: an information source for everyone

On 20 October, World Statistics Day1 is celebrated for the first time. This event highlights the importance of official statistics in our society. At EU level, efforts have been made over more than 50 years by the National Statistical Offices of the Member States, together with Eurostat, to produce reliable and comparable data. Nowadays European statistics are used in many different ways by a growing number of people.
Monday, 11 October 2010 - 13:15
NSI opens new subsections "Monthly working day adjusted data" and "Monthly seasonally adjusted data" under "Short-term business statistics"
From today, 11.10.2010, on the internet website, NSI opens new subsections "Monthly working day adjusted data" and "Monthly seasonally adjusted data" under "Short-term business statistics". For the first time the working day and seasonally adjusted monthly data are published for industrial production, production in construction and turnover in retail trade for the period 2000 - 2010.
Tuesday, 5 October 2010 - 15:40
The NSI will participate in the annual meeting of Eurostat with the EU candidate countries
The NSI President – Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva will take part in the annual meeting of Eurostat with the EU candidate countries, which will be held on 6 – 7 October 2010 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During the sessions the following issues will be discussed:
• preparation of census 2011.
• Eurostat strategy on training statisticians from the Western Balkan countries.
• international cooperation, mainly participation in international meetings.

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