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International Comparison Program - Western Asia

2011 ICP Round in Western Asia

6th ICP Regional Workshop for 2011 round in Western Asia region
21-27 January 2013,
Istanbul, Turkey


Objective of the Workshop:

  • The Workshop focused on four main objectives:

    - The validation of the quarterly and annual Household Consumption price data;
    - The presentation of the newly developed manuals for the validation of Machinery and Equipment and Private Education surveys;
    - The validation of special surveys data;
    - The improvement of input data quality and reliability in order to meet the international comparability standards and to generate enhanced preliminary PPPs.


The sixth ICP Workshop was hosted by ESCWA at the Central Palace Hotel - Istanbul, where a total of 28 participants attended.
The meeting hosted twenty three representatives from all twelve participating countries including price experts and national coordinators. It featured also representative from the World Bank.

Related Information
List of Participants
Final Report


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