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Annual Report 2003

2004 International Monetary Fund
August 31, 2004


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Contents   (231k PDF version of full text)

List of Abbreviations
   
I. Introduction
   
II. Executive Summary
  Recent Trends in Global Balance of Payments Statistics
  Data Quality
  Revision to BPM5
  Portfolio Investment
  International Financial Statistics
  Direct Investment
  Income
  Uses of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics
  Other Issues
   
III. Recent Trends in Global Balance of Payments Statistics
  Global Current Account
  Global Capital and Financial Accounts
  Revisions
   
IV.      Work Program Undertaken by the Committee in 2003
  Data Quality
  Revision to BPM5
  Residence
  Portfolio Investment
  International Financial Statistics
  Direct Investment and Direct-Investment-Related Issues
  Income
  Uses of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics
  Reporting Under BPM5
  Other Issues
   
V. Future Work Program
   
VI. 2003 Meeting
   
Figures
  1.   Impact of Revisions in 2002 on Global Current Account Imbalances, 1996–2001
  2.   Impact of Revisions in 2002 on Global Financial Account Imbalances, 1996–2001
   
Tables
  1.   Global Balances on Current Account, 1996–2002
  2.   Global Balances on Capital and Financial Accounts, 1996–2002
  3.   Geographic Breakdown of Total Portfolio Investment: Top Ten Economies by Holders and Issuers, at Year-End 2001
  4. Geographic Breakdown of Total Portfolio Investment: Top Ten Economies by Holders and Issuers, at Year-End 2002
   
Boxes
  1.   Some Major Changes Proposed in the Annotated Outline for the Revision of the Balance of Payments Manual, Fifth Edition
  2.   List of Topics Referred by the Committee to Technical Expert Groups Set Up for the Revision of BPM5
   
Appendices
  1.   IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics: Composition as of December 31, 2003
  2.   Terms of Reference of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
  3.   Medium-Term Work Program of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics: End-December 2003