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The 27th Japanese Statistical Mission to China
The 27th Japanese Statistical Mission to China headed by Mr. Yoshihide Totani, Director-General of the National Statistics Center (NSC), visited China from December 5 to 10, 2011.
They discussed the implementation of the 2010 Population Census and the 2008 Economic Census of China with the staff of the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS).
In addition, the mission visited Shaanxi province, and exchanged information about the implementation structure of statistics in local governmental organizations with the staff of Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of Statistics.
Japan and China have been cooperating with each other to exchange statistical missions almost every year since 1980. The main purpose of this program is to develop official statistics for both governments. The missions have discussed a wide array of experiences and challenges regarding statistical issues, such as organization, surveys, data processing, data provision, and circumstances of local statistical organizations.
The members of the 27th mission were as follows:
Mr. Yoshihide Totani
Ms. Chiaki Yamaguchi
(Director for Information Processing, Survey Planning Division, Statistical Survey Department, SBJ)
Mr. Hideki Kajikawa
(Deputy Director, Administration and Planning Division, Tabulation Department, NSC)
Mr. Tomohiro Mizusawa
(Deputy Director, Population Census Division, Statistical Survey Department, SBJ)
The 27th Japanese Statistical Mission