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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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SDMX Roadmap 2020

The SDMX Roadmap 2020 is a renewed strategic guidance, communicating high-level goals and key priorities of the seven sponsoring organisations for the coming years. The SDMX sponsors have identified four main priority areas for their “horizon 2020”: Strengthening the implementation of SDMX Making data usage easier, especially for policy use Modernising statistical processes, improving the… 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 >>