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Term
Coverage of the HICP
Term extension
Harmonised indices of consumer prices
Definition
The "coverage of the HICP", that is the statistical "target universe" to be represented by the HICP, means the set of all transactions falling within the scope of household final monetary consumption expenditure
Source
European Union, Commission regulation (EC) No 1334/2007 of 14 November 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 1749/96 on initial implementing measures for Council Regulation (EC) No 2494/95 concerning harmonised indices of consumer prices
Hyperlink
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2007/l_296/l_29620071115en00220026.pdf
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