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

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

Thirteenth Meeting of the
IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
Washington D.C., October 23-27, 2000

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Current and Capital Transfers

  • Use of DAC Statistics on Grant Disbursements for Balance of Payments Compilation (BOPCOM-00/25)

Data Quality

Direct Investment/ Reinvested Earnings

  • Direct Investment: Report by IMF on Updating the SIMSDI Survey of National Practices and Clarifications of Direct Investment Recommendations (BOPCOM-00/16)

External Debt

  • Report on the Work Program of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics and Related Issues (BOPCOM-00/18)
  • New Developments in BIS Financial Statistics (BOPCOM-00/28)
  • Classification and Valuation of Domestic Loans Sold to Non-residents at a Discount in the Balance of Payments Statistics and International Investment Position (BOPCOM-00/15)

Implementation of BPM5

  • Country Practices in Reporting Balance of Payments Data to the Fund (BOPCOM-00/24)

International Reserves

  • Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: An Update on the Initiative (BOPCOM-00/19)

Investment Income/Accrued Income

  • Calculating the Accrual of Interest on Tradable Debt Securities (BOPCOM-00/14)
  • Accrued Interest in the Euro Area Balance of Payments and International Investment Position (BOPCOM-00/30)
  • Treatment of Income: Analogy Between Non-financial and Financial Assets (BOPCOM-00/41)

Merchandise Trade

  • Evaluation of Foreign Trade Transactions in Illegal Drug Trafficking (BOPCOM-00/27)
  • Differences in the Mirror Statistics in INTRASTAT (BOPCOM-00/36)

Portfolio Investment

  • Covering Note for Documents on the Work on the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (BOPCOM-00/7)
  • Report on the Task Force on the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (BOPCOM-00/8)
  • Draft Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey Guide, second edition (BOPCOM-00/9)
  • Report on the Working Group on Securities Databases (BOPCOM-0010A)
  • Results of the Questionnaire on Securities Databases: Preliminary Draft for Comments (BOPCOM-00/10)

Repurchase Agreements (Repos)

  • The Macroeconomic Statistical Treatment of Reverse Transactions (BOPCOM-00/13)
  • Comments on the Macroeconomic Statistical Treatment of Repo-Type Transactions and Securities Lending (BOPCOM-00/33)


Other Issues

  • Training in the Use of Balance of Payments Statistics - Staff Notes (BOPCOM-00/12)
  • Towards a Sixth Edition of the Balance of Payments Manual (BOPCOM-00/21)
  • Estimating Monthly Balance of Payments (BOPCOM-00/26)
  • Recent Work Carried Out by the ESCB Working Group on Balance of Payments and External Reserves Statistics (BOPCOM-00/34)
  • Survey on the Use, Compilation and Dissemination of Macroprudential Indicators (MPIs) (BOPCOM-00/37).
  • The Concept of Monthly Balance of Payments Statistics In Germany (BOPCOM-00/39)