8514.0 - Information Paper: Introduction of Concurrent Seasonal Adjustment into the Retail Trade Series, 1999  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/12/1999   
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Summarises investigations into improving the Retail Trade seasonally adjusted series by replacing annually derived forward factors with factors derived each month (this is known as concurrent seasonal adjustment). Recommendations for implementing the change for Retail Trade are presented and the implications for other ABS collections are discussed.