|The Intersecretariat Working Group on National Accounts (ISWGNA) expects the Moderator of the Electronic Discussion Group (EDG) on pensions to issue by end-December 2003 a Report on proposed changes to the treatment of employer pension schemes in the System of National Accounts (SNA). Those recommendations for changes will be discussed, for approval, during the first Advisory Expert Group (AEG) meeting scheduled for February 16-20, 2003. The text posted today is the IMF Statistics Department (STA) position in the debate.
The IMF Statistics Department
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