G20 DGI Progress Reports and Other Documents

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) submit yearly progress reports on the implementation of the G20 Data Gaps Initiative (DGI) to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. Other documents provide additional information on the DGI.

2021

October 7, 2021

The Sixth Progress Report: Countdown to December 2021

This report provides an overview of the progress in implementing the DGI-2 recommendations since the end of 2020, the remaining work towards completing the recommendations, and the possible new DGI.

2020

October 7, 2020

The Fifth Progress Report: Countdown to 2021 in Light of COVID-19

This report provides an overview of the progress since the previous report in September 2019. It sets out the challenges encountered by participating economies during this pandemic and the remaining steps to implement the DGI-2 recommendations in 2021.

2019

October 11, 2019

The Fourth Progress Report: Countdown to 2021

This report provides an overview of the progress since September 2018 and the challenges that remain in implementing the DGI-2 recommendations until the final deadline of 2021.

October 11, 2019

Status of Progress and Key Challenges of Participating Economies

This document provides the status of progress of implementation of the DGI-2 recommendations and key challenges of participating economies, based on self-assessment.

2018

September 25, 2018

The Third Progress Report

The report updates on the work undertaken since September 2017 to advance implementation of the 20 recommendations aimed at addressing the data gaps identified after the global financial crisis and promoting the regular flow of timely and reliable statistics for policy use.

2017

September 21, 2017

The Second Progress Report

The report updates on the work undertaken since September 2016 to advance implementation of the 20 recommendations aimed at addressing the data gaps identified after the global financial crisis and promote the regular flow of timely and reliable statistics for policy use.

2016

September 2, 2016

Second Phase of the G20 Data Gaps Initiative: First Progress Report

In September 2015, G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors endorsed the proposed recommendations of the second phase of the Data Gaps Initiative (DGI-2). This First Progress Report on DGI-2 provides an overview of progress made since September 2015.

March 1, 2016

IMF Working Paper: G20 Data Gaps Initiative II: Meeting the Policy Challenges

The paper presents the DGI as an overarching initiative, bringing together various statistical frameworks for a complete picture of the economic and financial system to support the work of policy makers.

2015

September 2015

Sixth Progress Report

This final progress report highlights the substantial completion of the 20 recommendations of the Data Gaps Initiative and sets out a proposal for a second phase of the DGI (DGI-2) for endorsement by the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.  

October 2015

Consolidation and Corporate Groups: An Overview of Methodological and Practical Issues

This reference document takes stock of the methodologies of the various statistical systems in use, especially as regards the definition of corporate groups, the consolidation concepts adopted, and the comparability of the various existing data sets, and suggests some methodological and practical avenues to facilitate the measurement and monitoring by the users of these statistics of the positions of groups of financial and non-financial corporations. It also sheds light on potential work that could be undertaken to measure and monitor cross-border exposures of corporations at a later stage.

2014

September 2014

The Fifth Progress Report

This progress report highlights the progress since the start of the Data Gaps Initiative in 2009, provides benchmarks to determine when to call each recommendation complete, and outlines a future work plan.

2013

September 2013

The Fourth Progress Report

This progress report provides an update on the status of implementation of the 20 recommendations in the G20 Data Gaps Initiative. The report takes stock of the progress to date, describes implementation issues and links with policy work and other initiatives, and outlines the strategy going forward.

January 11, 2013

IMF Working Paper: Why are the G20 Data Gaps Initiative and the SDDS Plus Relevant for Financial Stability Analysis?

This paper explains the relevance of the Data Gaps Initiative for financial stability analysis and the close link with the SDDS Plus. The importance of the SDDS Plus in promoting the dissemination to the public of a core set of data for financial stability analysis is emphasized.

2012

September 2012

Progress Report on the G20 Data Gaps Initiative: Status, Action Plans, and Timetables

The report takes stock of progress to date in implementing the recommendations in the G20 Data Gaps Initiative, and elaborates on implementation issues, challenges, and priority actions going forward. A detailed description of progress on each recommendation, as well as action plans and timetables, are provided.

2011

June 2011

Implementation Progress Report

The report updates on the work undertaken since September 2016 to advance implementation of the 20 recommendations aimed at addressing the data gaps identified after the global financial crisis and promote the regular flow of timely and reliable statistics for policy use.

2010

September 2010

Finding New Data

The global crisis revealed vast gaps in international financial statistics that authorities are working to fill.

May 2010

Progress report: Action Plans and Timetables

This report provides a concrete plan of action, including a timetable, to address each of the outstanding recommendations to address information gaps. A consultative process was conducted involving international experts on financial stability and statistics from national authorities, international agencies, as well as standard setting bodies. The report describes the progress since November 2009 and the plans going forward.

2009

October 29, 2009

The Financial Crisis and Information Gaps: Report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

In April 2009, the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Working Group on Reinforcing International Co-operation and Promoting Integrity in Financial Markets called on the IMF and the FSB to explore information gaps and provide appropriate proposals for strengthening data collection and report back to the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. This report responds to that request. The report identifies the main financial and economic information gaps and presents recommendations for closing them.

March 2009

Data to the Rescue

Why improved statistical information will be key for prevention of future crises.