Presentation on theme: "The MEETS programme (Modernisation of European Enterprise and Trade Statistics)"— Presentation transcript:
The MEETS programme (Modernisation of European Enterprise and Trade Statistics)
The MEETS programme New needs, outdated needs Clear EU policy target; globalised economy; statistics have to portray new phenomena; outdated requirements.
The MEETS programme New ways of producing statistics Burden on business is an issue; away from surveys; towards the use af administrative data; more integration needed in statistics.
The MEETS programme Four main areas develop target sets of indicators and review priorities streamline the framework of business related statistics support a more efficient way of producing data modernise and simplify the data collection system for Intrastat
The MEETS programme Objective 1: The development of target sets of indicators and a review of priorities Action 1.1: Identify the areas of lesser importance » conduct regular reviews Action 1.2: Development of new areas » define and agree » harmonised definitions » test
The MEETS programme Objective 2: A streamlined framework of business-related statistics Action 2.1: Integration of the legal framework and the methodology »review existing legal acts »harmonise methodologies »studies on consistency Action 2.2: Development of statistics on enterprise groups »Implementation of the EuroGroups register »support actions in Member States Action 2.3: European sample schemes »not all data needed from all countries or at all level of detail
The MEETS programme Objective 3: The implementation of a smarter way of collecting data Action 3.1: Make better use of data that already exist in the statistical system »Data linking, optimal sampling, combination of sources, estimation Action 3.2: Make better use of data that already exist in the economy »The use of administrative and accounting data Action 3.3: Develop tools for the more efficient extraction, transmission and processing of data
The MEETS programme Objective 4: The modernisation and simplification of Intrastat Action 4.1: Harmonisation of methods to improve quality under a simplified Intrastat system Action 4.2: Better use of administrative data Action 4.3: Data exchange
The MEETS programme Resources Resource allocation in million (provisional) – 42.5 million in total
The MEETS programme Main purpose MEETS should not only be a financing tool, but should create momentum that is needed to allow for a modernisation of business and trade statistics.
The MEETS programme MEETS-projects, annual actions On a technical level MEETS will be broken down into 25 MEETS-projects. Each MEETS-projects will be handled individually. A project might run over several years. From these projects the annual actions to go into the annual work programme will be derived.
The MEETS programme The legal form of MEETS: European Council and Parliament Decision –Started in summer 2006; –proposed by Commission on 19 July 2007; –adopted by European Parliament 9 July 2008; –adoption in Council 18 November 2008; –published in OJ on 19 December –Start of the programme 1 January 2009; –end of the programme 31 December 2013.