5248.0 - Information Paper: Australian National Accounts, Introduction of Chain Volume and Price Indexes, Sep 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/03/1998   
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Describes what chain volume and price indexes are, their advantages and disadvantages with respect of fixed-weighted indexes, and how and when they are to be implemented in the Australian national accounts and associated statistics. Experimental chain volume measures for the expenditure-based estimate of GDP and its components are provided.