Second ECB conference on statistics

The European Central Bank confirmed on Thursday it will hold its second conference on statistics on 22 and 23 April 2004 in Frankfurt on "Statistics and their use for monetary and economic policy-making".

The purpose of these biennial conferences is to bring together statisticians, policy-makers, researchers and other users of euro area statistics to exchange views on current topics and on challenges and priorities for the future.

The aim of this year's conference is to elaborate on the statis