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					           Industry
Monetary          Statistics
                System

Reforms
                        Economy

             Business
           Writing skill
Understanding and writing statistics
         Contents

1.   How to write statistics.
2.   Examples.
3.   Exercise.
4.   Homework.
         How to write statistics
Ask yourself questions:
  –   How does the chart look like? (Graph, bar, line, pie,
      etc.)
  –   Are there any tables of figures?
  –   What does statistical writing ask for? (comparison,
      comment, analysis)
Examples


 Decrease
 Increase
 Trend
 Others
            Decrease


               • (1) a sudden fall or drop
      (1)
               • (2) a drop / fall / decrease /
(2)              decline
            Increase


                • (3) a dramatic increase
(3)             • (4) to rise steadily or
                  to increase gradually
      (4)
             Trend


                • (9) an upward trend
(9)
                • (10) a downward trend

      (10)
       Others
(5)
          •   (5) to reach a peak
(6)       •   (6) to reach a plateau
(7)       •   (7) to level off
          •   (8) to remain constant
 (8)
                         Exercises
      This graph showing sales of Viet Export Corp. Fill in the
                       missing information

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1. In February, sales ______________ to 100 million.


2. In the following two months, they _________ at 100
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3. In the next three months, they _________60 million.


4. The next two month two months saw_________ to 120
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5. This was followed by __________to 40 million in October.


6. Sales _________ in December to finish the ear at 120 million.
               Homework
Write a short paragraph related to the statistics
 of incomes of a company which you find on
 the Internet, using the language in statistical
 writing.
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