Mr. Ning Jizhe Meets with the Director of the United Nations Statistics Division
National Bureau of Statistics of China2019-10-22 16:40




On the morning of October 15, Mr. Ning Jizhe, Commissioner of the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), met with Mr. Stefan Schweinfest, Director of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and his delegation.

 

 

On behalf of the NBS, Mr. Ning Jizhe extended a warm welcome to Mr. Schweinfest to attend the International Seminar on "the Application of Big Data in Official Statistics" in China and thanked him for his long-term support for the development of China's statistics.

 

Mr. Ning Jizhe introduced to Mr. Schweinfest the latest progress of China's statistical reform and development as well as the latest achievements of the Fourth Economic Census and the unified accounting of regional GDP. He pointed out that deepening the reform of the statistical management system, continuously promoting and ensuring the authenticity of statistical data, and continuously improving the quality of statistical data have been the basic guidelines of the NBS.

 

 

Mr. Ning Jizhe fully affirmed the positive contribution made by the China-UN Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Project in promoting the application of internationally accepted statistical rules, promoting international advanced statistical methods and technologies, improving the quality and efficiency of China's statistical data production and release, and improving the statistical capacity of Asia Pacific and other developing countries in the past 10 years. He said that the NBS will continue to actively promote the renewal of the third phase of the Trust Fund Project, and hoped to strengthen cooperation with the UNSD in the field of big data application, and steadily promote the construction of China-UN Statistical Big Bata Application Center.

 

Mr. Schweinfest expressed his appreciation for the positive results of the Trust Fund Project and looked forward to cooperation in the third phase of the project in a broader field. He pointed out that the cooperation between the two sides is mutually beneficial, and China's experience and practice provide a very good reference for the UNSD. The establishment of Statistical Big Data Application Center will open a new chapter of cooperation, and both sides will have new gains in integrating information resources and coping with data challenges.

 

Mr. Xian Zude, Deputy Commissioner of the NBS, Ms. An Yuhuan, Director-General of the Administrative Office (Department of International Cooperation), Mr. Cheng Zilin, Director-General of the Department of Statistical Design and Management, Mr. Zhao Jianhua, Director-General of the Data Management Center, Ms. Ba Yunhong, Deputy Director-General of the Administrative Office (Department of International Cooperation), Ms. Song Shaoying, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Education and Training Center, accompanied the meeting.

 

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