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What is SDMX?

SDMX, which stands for Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange is an international initiative that aims at standardising and modernising (“industrialising”) the mechanisms and processes for the exchange of statistical data and metadata among international organisations and their member countries. SDMX is sponsored by seven international organisations including the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the European… More >>

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SDMX Sponsor Organisations

Common statement by the sponsor organisations The BIS (Bank for International Settlements), ECB (European Central Bank), EUROSTAT (Statistical Office of the European Union), IMF (International Monetary Fund), OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), UN (United Nations), and the World Bank have joined together to focus on business practices in the field of statistical information… More >>

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History of the SDMX Initiative

The heads of the statistics organisations sponsoring the Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) met on 14 June 2002 to agree on concrete projects that will advance their joint initiative. The institutions and their respective constituencies favour open and effective international cooperation in maintaining and if necessary developing new e-standards for their data exchanges. New… More >>