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Twenty-Eighth Meeting of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
October 27–29, 2015

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  • Summary of the Outcomes of the Committee’s Discussions(BOPCOM-15/26)

BPM6 Implementation and Strategy

  • The Brazilian Experience in Implementing the BPM6: Report by Banco Central do Brasil (BOPCOM 15/03)
  • China’s Implementation of BPM6: Report by State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) (BOPCOM-15/04)
  • Progress in Implementing BPM6: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/05)
  • Implementation of the BPM6 in the European Union (incl. SDMX and Data Sharing Initiatives): Report by ECB/Eurostat(BOPCOM-15/06)
  • A Strategy for Implementing BPM6—Towards a Tailored Approach: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/07)
  • Uganda’s Strategy for Implementing BPM6: Report by Bank of Uganda (BOPCOM-15/07.a)
  • Philippines’ Strategy for Implementing BPM6: Report by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BOPCOM-15/07.b)

Cross-border Interconnectedness

  • Recent Developments in the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/09)
  • Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey of Turkey: Report by Central Bank of Turkey (BOPCOM-15/09.a)
  • CPIS––The Dutch Experience: Report by De Nederlandsche Bank (BOPCOM-15/09.b)
  • Russia’s Difficulties and Plans in Compiling the CPIS Enhancements: Short note by Central Bank of the Russian Federation (BOPCOM-15/09.c)
  • The USA’s Plans and Difficulties in Compiling the CPIS Enhancements: Short note prepared by the Federal Reserve Board, presented by the Bureau of Economic Analysis(BOPCOM 15/09.d)
  • Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS): Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/10))
  • Foreign Direct Investments Stocks: An Overview of the French Data Collection Process: Report by Banque de France (BOPCOM-15/10.a)
  • Developing CDIS Granular Data: Report by Central Bank of the Russian Federation (BOPCOM-15/10.b)
  • Plans and Difficulties in Reporting the CDIS Granular Data: Short note by SAFE (BOPCOM-15/10.c)
  • Improved FDI-CDIS and Cross-Border FDI-Related Measures at Statistics Canada and Associated Issues: Short note by Statistics Canada (BOPCOM-15/10.d)

Global Discrepancies

  • Revisiting Global Asymmetries—Think Globally, Act Bilaterally: Paper by IMF(BOPCOM 15/08)

IIP Enhancements and Capital Flows

  • IMF/BIS/FSB: Work on Foreign Currency Exposures––Report to G-20 Economies: Report by IMF (BOPCOM-15/12)
  • IIP: Implementing the BPM6 Enhancements: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/13)
  • The Trend to Improved IIP Measures at Statistics Canada: Report by Statistics Canada (BOPCOM- 15/13.a)
  • Egypt's Experience in Compiling BPM6 Enhancements to IIP: Report by Central Bank of Egypt (BOPCOM-15/13.b)
  • Japan’s Experiences in Compiling Enhancements to IIP: Presentation by Bank of Japan (BOPCOM-15/13.c)
  • Measuring International Financial Flows of Households: Methods and Lessons Learned: Paper by Banque de France (BOPCOM-15/13.d)

Conceptual Issues

  • Clarifying the Concept of Reserve Assets and Reserve Currency: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/14)
  • Remaining Maturity Classification––Clarification of the Definition: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/15)
  • The Treatment of Pension and Insurance Reserves: Report by Australian Bureau of Statistics (BOPCOM-15/25)

Roadmap for Updating BPM6

  • Process and Timeline for Updating the BPM6: Paper by IMF (BOPCOM-15/16)
  • Updating BPM6 Issues for Consideration––An Australian Perspective: Paper by Australian Bureau of Statistics (BOPCOM-15/17)

Goods and Services

  • G-20 Trade Aggregates Based on IMF’s Balance of Payments Database: Report by IMF (BOPCOM-15/22)

Reserve Assets

  • Update on Reserve-Related Initiatives: Report by IMF(BOPCOM-15/23)

International Banking and Debt Securities Statistics

  • Enhanced Data to Analyze International Banking: Report by BIS(BOPCOM-15/11.a)
  • Changes to the BIS International Debt Securities Statistics: Report by BIS (BOPCOM-15/11.b)

Direct Investment

  • World Investment Report 2015––Reforming International Investment Governance: Report by UNCTAD(BOPCOM-15/21)

Work of Inter-Agency Task Forces

  • Recent OECD Activities Related to Balance of Payments, Trade, and Foreign Direct Investment Statistics: Report by OECD (BOPCOM-15/20)
  • Progress Report on Work of the Interagency Task Force on Finance Statistics (TFFS): Report by IMF (BOPCOM-15/24)

Data Standards Initiatives

  • Report on the IMF’s Data Standards Initiatives: Report by IMF (BOPCOM-15/19)