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2016 06 07 Frankfurt

Joint EurostatECB

Seasonal Adjustment Expert Group Meeting

Tuesday, 7 June 2016 (09:30-17:00)

Room C2.03 , conference area, 2nd floor

Main Building, Sonnemannstrasse 22 
60314 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (09:30-09:40)

2. JDEMETRA 2.1+: FURTHER DEVELOPMENT AND DOCUMENTATION (09:40-11:00)

2.1 Latest features by the National Bank of Belgium

2.2 Latest features by the Deutsche Bundesbank

3. OFFICIAL RELEASE OF JDEMETRA+ AND ITS PLUG-IN: FOLLOW-UP (11:00-12:00)

3.1 Clarifications of the release procedure for JDemetra+ (open discussion)

3.2 Quality Report plug-in and availability of seasonal adjustment metadata (by INSEE )

4.  SEASONAL ADJUSTMENT ROADMAP (12:00-12:30)

4.1 Eurostat work programme 2016-2018: priority areas-future Centre of Excellence – expected deliverables (by Eurostat )

Lunch break (12:30-13:30)

5. MIGRATION TO JDEMETRA+ (13:30 – 14:30)

5.1 Migration of NSIs and NCBs and usefulness of the roadmap for migration (open discussion)

5.2 Eurostat migration to JD+: state of the art (by Eurostat )

5.3 Report on migration to JD+ (by the ECB )

6. METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES (14:30 – 16:30)

6.1 Evolution of JDemetra+: JDemetra 2.2 and JDemetra+ 3.0 (NCB of Belgium)

6.2 A roadmap to address the discrepancies in the coding of seasonal and/or calendar adjusted series (by the ECB )

6.3 Use of trend-cycle series in official releases (by the ECB )

6.4 National calendars regressors (by the ECB )

7. POINTS FOR INFORMATION (16:30-16:45)

7.1 Handbook on Seasonal Adjustment (by Eurostat )

8.  NEXT STEPS (16:45-17:00)

Date of the next meeting

9.  ANY OTHER BUSINESS