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Informal Economy Data: Compilation Practices

See Also:

Balance of Payments Home Page

Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB): metadata on SDDS and GDDS data categories

External Debt Statistics: debt data, conference on capital flows and debt statistics, Guide for Compilers and Users, and other selected publications

World MapIMF Committee on
Balance of
Payments Statistics

The IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics was established in 1992 to:

  • Oversee the implementation of the recommendations contained in the reports of two IMF Working Parties that investigated the principal sources of discrepancy in global balance of payments statistics.

  • Advise the Fund on methodological and compilation issues in the context of balance of payments and international investment position statistics.

  • Foster greater coordination of data collection among countries.

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