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Re: [Czechlist] Re: Economic terms

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  • Matej Klimes
    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:
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      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:

      http://www.czso.cz/

      Matej

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Vollams <vollams@...>
      To: <Czechlist@yahoogroups.com>
      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
      set
      > 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
      Standard
      > 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
      > you.
      >
      > Ah, the joys of TLAs (three-letter acronyms)!
      >
      > Simon
      >
      >
      >
      > 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
      a
      > 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........
      >
      >
      > Matej
      >
      >
      >
      >
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