Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 1.0

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The Central Product Classification (CPC) constitutes a comprehensive classification of all goods and services. This revised and expanded edition, classifies the whole universe of products in a hierarchical structure of 10 sections, 71 divisions, 294 groups, 1,162 classes and 2,093 subclasses. The CPC serves as an international standard for assembling and tabulating all kinds of data requiring product detail. Industrial production, national accounts, service industries, domestic and foreign commodity trade, international trade in services, balance of payments, consumption and price statistics are examples of areas for its application. The CPC also contains an alphabetical index and correspondence tables to serve as a conversion tool between the previous and the present edition.


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98.XVII.5 & Corr.1,2
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Statistical Papers (Ser. M)

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