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Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the
IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics

Moscow, Russia, October 24-26, 2011

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Summary of the Outcomes of the Committee's Discussions

Cross-cutting Papers

  • IMF Statistics Department—Recent Developments and Current Initiatives: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/03)
  • Summary of Selected Statistics Department Developments: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/16)
  • Cross-Sectoral Data Consistency: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/25)
  • SDMX Data Structure Definition for BPM6-based Data: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/15)

Portfolio Investment

  • Enhancements to the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/12)

Direct Investment

  • Results of the Coordinated Direct Investment Survey: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/13)
  • Recent Activities of the OECD Working Group on International Investment Statistics: Report by the OECD (BOPCOM-11/14)
  • World Investment Report 2011: Report by UNCTAD (BOPCOM-11/22)

International Reserves

  • Update of the Reserve Assets Template Guidelines: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/10)

International Banking Statistics

  • New Developments in the BIS International Financial and Banking Statistics: Report by the BIS (BOPCOM-11/21)

Securities Statistics

  • Debt Securities Statistics/Handbook on Securities Statistics—New Developments since the 2010 Meeting: Presentation by the BIS (BOPCOM-11/24)

Implementation of BPM6

  • Conversion of Statistics in IMF Publications to a BPM6 Presentational Format: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/04)
  • Coordinated Implementation in the European Union of the BPM6: Report by ECB/European Commission (Eurostat) (BOPCOM-11/05)
  • Implementation of BPM6 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: Paper by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (BOPCOM-11/06)
  • BPM6 - Superdividends: Discussion Paper by the Central Bank of Brazil (BOPCOM-11/07)
  • BPM6 Compilation Guide: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/08)
  • Agile Estimates of Private Capital Flows: Paper by the Central Bank of Russia (BOPCOM-11/09)

Recent Developments with Impact on Methodology and Compilation

  • Production Sharing Agreements: Paper by the Central Bank of Russia (BOPCOM-11/17)
  • The Effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake on Japan's BoP Statistics: Paper by the Central Bank of Japan (BOPCOM-11/18)
  • Basel III and the Implication for External Sector Statistics: Presentation by the BIS (BOPCOM-11/19)
  • Lending to European Union Governments in Financial Distress: An Overview: Paper by the European Commission (Eurostat) (BOPCOM-11/20) will follow

Work of Inter-Agency Task Forces

  • Progress Report on Work of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics: Report by the IMF (BOPCOM-11/11)
  • Work of the Task Force on Statistics of International Trade in Services: Report by the OECD (BOPCOM-11/23)