ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 18 February 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-AUC and UNSD had conducted the first regional training workshop on Trade SDMX on 10-14 September 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia targeting the participation of 28 AU Member States. In this regard, AUC in collaboration with UNSD will conduct a 2nd Regional Training Workshop on Trade SDMX targeting 27 AU Member States which will target the remaining AU Member states.

The Training will aim to train the Trade Experts, both IT and trade statistician, on SDMX introductory topic in general, focused on SDMX-IMTS data structure definition version 1.1 and relevant code lists and SDMX tools currently available; assist trade statisticians/experts in implementing SDMX-IMTS by conducting mapping exercise between national database and SDMX-IMTS code lists; contribute on on-going review of current data structure definition both at technical and substantive levels; and test generic SDMX output function at Eurotrace.NET and explore possibility to integrate SDMX-IMTS into the latest version of

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For further information, please contact:

Mrs. Leila BEN ALI

Head of Statistics Division, AUSTAT

African Union Commission


Mr. Samson Bel-Aube NOUGBODOHOUE

Statistician, AUSTAT

African Union Commission