Putting SDMX into Practice - Discussion at Department of Statistics Malaysia

13 Mar 2014 to 14 Mar 2014
Putrajaya, Malaysia

A discussion organized on 13-14 March 2014 between the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), ADB and ESCAP to review strategies for the implementation of the ADB-ESCAP Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) Capacity Building Initiative.

The purpose of the discussion, involving DOSM staff from the IT and dissemination divisions as well as staff from the substantive divisions (national account, balance of payment statistics), is to identify expectations, needs and priorities of DOSM. ADB and ESCAP will introduce the SDMX capacity building initiative and provide information on SDMX standards, guidelines and tools. Participants will discuss methodological, IT and institutional aspects relevant to the implementation of SDMX standards and tools and develop an action plan for the achievement of the project’s objectives.