CWPS – 22 February 2017

22 February 2017
Mr Reuben Fenech, Director General National Statistics Office, chaired the second Council working party on statistics of the Maltese Presidency. In the meeting, the Commission presented its proposal and impact assessment for the new framework regulation on integrated farm statistics (IFS), which will aim to streamline the European Agricultural Statistics System and to render statistical production in this important sector more efficient and relevant. Additionally, the Commission presented its proposal for a regulation on statistical units and territorial typologies (TERCET) which will amend Regulation No 1059/2003 on NUTS.