Nicaragua: Improvements in Macroeconomic Statistics

The Central Bank intends to adopt international standards for the system of performance indicators of the economy.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Projected for the period 2014-2021, the Programme for Modernization of Macroeconomic Statistics, as well as including new indicators, will have qualitative changes in databases and modernization of the presentation of results, including the renovation of urban and rural mapping and creation of a digital directory of buildings.

"With the digital mapping project the bank plans to provide an information tool which can show where particular housing or economic activity buildings are located. "Once it has been finished, in three years, we hope to make it available to the operators to serve them for their assessments and decision-making and investment projects," said Ovidio Reyes, President of the Central Bank (BCN). "



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A Disappointing 2014 For Industrial Sector in El Salvador

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