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June 20th 2013

JOINT EUROSTAT – ECB

SEASONAL ADJUSTMENT STEERING GROUP MEETING

Thursday, 20 June 2013 (10:00 - 17:00)

European Central Bank

Room CP22 Plinth building, second floor

Neue Mainzer Strasse / Junghofstrasse

60311 Frankfurt

 

MINUTES

 

AGENDA

 

 

1. Approval of the Agenda and acceptance of the previous meeting minutes

 

2. Welcome to new SASG members

 

3. General issues on Seasonal adjustment

      3.1 Seasonal Adjustment general strategy

      3.2 SA tools development

             3.2.1 JDemetra+ development

             3.2.2 Report from User Testing Group ( + Minutes last SAUG meeting)

      3.3 National practices using Demetra+ (by guest speakers)

             3.3.1 Using JDemetra+ at STATEC

             3.3.2 Using Demetra+ at SURS

      3.4 Strategy implementation

            3.4.1 Future governance, maintenance and support of Jdemetra+ (presentation)

            3.4.2 Revision of the guidelines (last draft)

 

4. Points for information

      4.1 Handbook on SA (presentation)

      4.2 New functionality to obtain a metadata template

      4.3 Demetra+ users’ manual: report on progress (presentation) (+ last version)

      4.4 Other: e-learning on SA , status of the QNA handbook revision (last draft), future training and dissemination policy

 

5. Next steps

Date next meeting

 

6. Any other business