November 16th 2012

Joint Eurostat – ECB

Steering Group on Seasonal Adjustment Meeting

Friday, 16 November 2012 (10.00-16.30)

Bech Building B2/464

Eurostat, Luxembourg






1.         Approval of the Agenda


2.         SA tools development

2.1.  SA tools porting into JAVA (presentation).

2.2.  Report from User Testing Group (presentation).

2.3   New version of Demetra+ User Manual (presentation).


3.         Points for information         

3.1  E-learning on Seasonal Adjustment.

3.2  Status of the QNA handbook revision (presentation).

3.3  Revision of the guidelines (comments by A. Ciammola).

3.4  Handbook on SA.

3.5  Proposal for further development, maintenance and support of JDEMETRA+ (presentation).


4.         Point for discussion: Governance, release and maintenance of JDemetra+

Roadmap and future actions.


5.         Next steps

Date next meeting.


6.         Any other business