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Additional Information
Meetings
Subgroups
Statistics
Members
Name:
Agricultural accounts and prices (E01523)
Active
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Abbreviation:
AAP
Policy Area:
Statistics
Lead DG:
ESTAT - Eurostat
Associated DG:
AGRI - DG Agriculture and Rural Development
Type:
Informal, Permanent
Scope:
Limited
Mission:
The group advises the Commission and the Directors of Agricultural Statistics (DGAS) in all relevant matters in the statistical domain of Agricultural Accounts and Prices Statistics. Being part of the governance system of the European Statistical System, the group shall assist in preparing technical proposals in the area of agricultural accounts and prices statistics prior to the decisions to be taken by DGAS and the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC). The group discusses and agrees methodology in the area of agricultural accounts and prices statistics, it identifies best practices and discusses quality improvements. The group discusses Eurostat's work planning in the area of agricultural accounts and prices, ensuring improved data availability and quality. The group is a platform to exchange know-how between countries and to co-operate at European level and with international organisations.
Task:
Assist the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programmes and policies
Assist the Commission in the preparation of delegated acts
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
In the light of better regulation principles, the WG proposes options for abolishing overlapping reporting obligations.
Other
Provides expertise to the Commission when preparing implementing measures, i.e. before the Commission submits these draft measures to a comitology committee
Contact:
ESTAT-EAP@ec.europa.eu
Publication in RegExp:
03 Oct 2005
Last updated:
31 Aug 2017
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