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Seventeenth Meeting of the
IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics

Pretoria, South Africa, October 2629, 2004

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Data Quality

  • Towards a Revisions Policy for India's Balance of Payments (BOPCOM-04/3)

Direct Investment

  • Update on Feasibility Study on Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (BOPCOM-04/4)
  • 2003 Survey of Implementation of Methodological Standards for Direct Investment: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-04/4A)
  • 2003 Survey of Implementation of Methodological Standards for Direct Investment: Report by the OECD (BOPCOM-04/4B)

External Debt, IIP, and International Financial Statistics

  • External Debt and IIP: Developments of Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics (BOPCOM-04/42)
  • New Developments in BIS International Financial Statistics (BOPCOM-04/43)

Financial Derivatives

  • Recent U.S. Progress in Collecting Data on Derivatives (BOPCOM-04/9)

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC)

  • HIPC and Exceptional Financing in the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPCOM-04/41)

Implementation of BPM5

  • Country Practices in Reporting Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Data to the Fund (BOPCOM-04/44) and attachment)

International Reserves

  • Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: Planned Regional Seminars to Review Experiences (BOPCOM-04/38)

Nonpermanent Workers and Remittances

  • Statistics on Remittances (BOPCOM-04/39)
  • Working Abroad: the Benefits from Nationals Working in Other Economies (BOPCOM-04/40)

Portfolio Investment

  • 2001 and 2002 Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey results: (BOPCOM-04/5)
  • Report of the Technical Group on Third Party Holdings (BOPCOM-04/6)
  • Report of the Technical Group on Reverse Transactions (BOPCOM-04/7)
  • Central Clearing Houses: Paper by the United Kingdom (BOPCOM-04/8)

Reporting by Multinational Corporations

  • Harmonization of Balance of Payments Reporting by Multinationals (BOPCOM-04/45)
  • Harmonization of Balance of Payments Reporting by Multinationals: Summary of the Meeting held in Frankfurt on September 15, 2004 (BOPCOM-04/45A)

Reporting Systems and Processing

  • The Evolution of the French Reporting System Since the Inception of the EMU (BOPCOM-04/10)
  • Development of Japan's Internet Reporting System (BOPCOM-04/11)
  • ABS Business Statistics Reengineering and the Impact on Australia's Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics: Prepared by Mr. Zia Abbasi (BOPCOM-04/12)

Services

  • International Trade in Services Statistics -Monitoring Progress on Implementation of the Manual and Assessing Data Quality (BOPCOM-04/13)
  • Revision of the CPC and relationships to EBOPS: Report by the United Nations (BOPCOM-04/14B)

Updating BPM5 and Other Related Macroeconomic Statistical Manuals