On the morning of December 8, 2020, the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam collaborated with the Statistics Division (ASEANstats) to hold online meeting of the 10th Session of the ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS) Committee (Closed Session). Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong – General Director of General Statistics Office of Viet Nam delivered her opening speech.

Participants attended the meeting included: members of the ACSS Committee, members of the ACSS Sub-Committee on Planning and Coordination (SCPC), and members of the ACSS Working Groups on Data Sharing, Analysis, Dissemination and Communication of Statistics (WGDSA), on International Merchandise Trade Statistics (WGIMTS), on International Investment Statistics (WGIIS), on Statistics on International Trade in Services (WGSITS), on System National Accounts (WGSNA)and on Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (WGSDGI), Statistics Division (ASEANstats) and ASEAN Integration Monitoring Directorate (AIMD).

Following the report of the National Statistics Office of Thailand on the highlights of the 9th Session of the ACSS-Committee (ACSS9), Mr. Nguyen Trung Tien – Deputy Director of GSO presented the Outcomes of the 10th Meeting of the Committee of the Whole (CoW10) held in January 2020.

The close session on December 8, 2020 of the ACSS Committee also focused on some main contents such as: The ACSS initiative to develop the Concept Note on Big Data for Enhancing the ACSS Official Statistics, Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the ACSS Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and Revised ACSS Strategic Plan 2016-2025, Implementation of ASEAN-Help-ASEAN Framework (AHAF) to Strengthen ACSS Capacity Building, Enhanced ASEAN Statistical Indicators Consolidated Template (ASI-CT), AWP 2020 Monitoring Report and Monitoring and uation (M&E) of the KPIs of ACSS Strategic Plan 2016-2025, Code of Practice (CoP) Section B – Statistical Output and Section C – Statistical Process by ACSS WGs and Concept Note on Communication Plan revised Policy and Guidelines on data Sharing, Analysis and Dissemination.