Re: [Czechlist] Re: Economic terms
- Thanks Simon,
very useful, only one hitch: cso.cz is the website of Ceska Spolecnost
Ornitologicka....(in case Tony didn't know...)
The Stats people are at:
----- Original Message -----
From: Vollams <vollams@...>
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 2:20 PM
Subject: [Czechlist] Re: Economic terms
> Hi Matej and all,
> Sorry to arrive a bit late in the day. SKP is indeed the Czech version of
> CPA. The best source of more information is the Czech Statistical Office's
> Statistical Yearbook, available for free on its website www.cso.cz. It's
> rather cumbersome to work with, but it contains tables with the original
> English classifications (e.g. CPA, NACE) listed side-by-side with their
> official Czech translations (SKP, OKECˇ). Each chapter also has a useful
> of explanatory notes.
> I would strongly advise anyone given a statistical classification for
> translating from Czech into English to assume that the Czech is _not_ the
> original. Don't let Czech acronyms put you off! I had a Czech text on
> tourism recently in which much of the terminology was based on the
> International Classification of Tourism Activities and other international
> lists. But nowhere was the abbreviation SICTA (or TSA/TCP or TSP or CPC)
> used. Took a fair bit of detective work to track that one down, I can tell
> Ah, the joys of TLAs (three-letter acronyms)!
> Hi Jarda, thanks for the abbreviation, I found this on the Web somewhere:
> Zahranicní obchod podle SKP - External Trade by CPA (a translated title of
> publication) - which sounded reliable, but couldn't find any other meaning
> of CPA apart from Certified Professional Accountant........
> Your explanation is much better!
> Thanx again........
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