A technical Assistance (TA) Mission was conducted by CAPTAC-DR1 from May 14 to 18, 2018 with the objective of supporting the Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador (CBR) in its efforts to strengthen its national accounts statistics for decision making. The TA mission covered the following topics: compilation of an Input-Output Table (IOT) for 2014; as well as to follow up on the recommendations made in previous TA missions to disseminate Supply and Use Tables (SUT) for 2015 and thereafter, as part of the national accounts’ series with base year 2005. In addition, the mission provided training to the Department of National Accounts (DNA) team of the CBR in the methodological and conceptual aspects necessary for the analysis and application of the IOT as a statistical and analytical tool.
structure by product), the verification of the two basic equations for the two most used input-output models, that of Leontief, x = (IA) -1y, and that of Gosh, p = (IB) -1d, where x is the production, p the price level, I the identity matrix, A the matrix of technical coefficients, and B the coefficients of distribution matrix, and
the identification of key homogeneous industries in the Salvadoran economy according to technical and distribution coefficients.
30. The IOTcompilationwork has been carried out across three files: one for the creation of valuation