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Thirty-Fourth Meeting of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
October 2629, 2020
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Documents below labeled as "papers" were discussed at the meeting, while those labeled as "reports" were only made available for information.

Balance of Payments Task Team (BPTT)

  • Overview of the Work of the Balance of Payments Task Team. Report by BPTT (BOPCOM 20/14)
  • Reconciliation Between Flows and Stocks (B.4). Paper by BPTT (BOPCOM 20/02)
  • Reconciliation Between Flows and Stocks: Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by BPTT (BOPCOM 20/02.1)

Current Account Task Team (CATT)

  • Overview of the Work of the Current Account Task Team. Report by CATT (BOPCOM 20/15)
  • Recording Transactor-Based Components of Services (C.1). Paper by CATT (BOPCOM 20/03)
  • Recording Transactor-Based Components of Services (C.1): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by CATT (BOPCOM 20/03.1)
  • Goods, Services, and Investment Income Accounts by Enterprise Characteristics (C.2). Paper by CATT (BOPCOM 20/04)
  • Goods, Services, and Investment Income Accounts by Enterprise Characteristics (C.2): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by CATT (BOPCOM 20/04.1)
  • Statistical Impact of the Change in Treatment of Operating Leases in Business Accounting (C.5.1). Paper by CATT (BOPCOM 20/05)
  • Statistical Impact of the Change in Treatment of Operating Leases in Business Accounting (C.5.1): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by CATT (BOPCOM 20/05.1)

Globalization Task Team (GZTT)

  • Progress Report on Work Undertaken by the Globalization Task Team. Report by GZTT (BOPCOM 20/18)
  • Valuation of Imports and Exports of Goods in International Standards (CIF to FOB Adjustment) (C.11). Paper by GZTT (BOPCOM 20/06)

Direct Investment Task Team (DITT)

  • Overview of the Work of the Direct Investment Task Team. Report by DITT (BOPCOM 20/16)
  • Ultimate Investing Economy/Ultimate Host Economy and Identifying Pass-through Capital (D.6). Paper by DITT (BOPCOM 20/07)
  • Ultimate Investing Economy/Ultimate Host Economy and Identifying Pass-through Capital (D.6): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by DITT (BOPCOM 20/07.1)
  • Sectoral Breakdown of Direct Investment (D.7). Paper by DITT (BOPCOM 20/08)
  • Sectoral Breakdown of Direct Investment (D.7): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by DITT (BOPCOM 20/08.1)
  • Reconciling BPM-based Direct Investment and AMNE Statistics (D.9). Paper by DITT (BOPCOM 20/09)
  • Reconciling BPM-based Direct Investment and AMNE Statistics (D.9): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by DITT (BOPCOM 20/09.1)

Financial and Payment Systems Task Team (FITT)

  • Overview of the Work of the Direct Investment Task Team. Report by DITT (BOPCOM 20/17)
  • Valuation of Debt Securities at Both Market and Nominal Value (F.8). Paper by FITT (BOPCOM 20/10)
  • Valuation of Debt Securities at Both Market and Nominal Value (F.8): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by FITT (BOPCOM 20/10.1)
  • Treatment of Credit Default Swaps (F.5). Paper by FITT (BOPCOM 20/11)
  • Treatment of Credit Default Swaps (F.5): Outcome of the Public Consultation. Paper by FITT (BOPCOM 20/11.1)

Other Task Teams

  • Progress Report on Work Undertaken on Informal Economy (IETT). Report by IETT (BOPCOM 20/19)
  • Progress Report on Work Undertaken on Intellectual Property Products (IPTT). Report by IPTT (BOPCOM 20/20)
  • Progress Report on Work Undertaken on Islamic Finance (IFTT). Report by IFTT (BOPCOM 20/21)
  • Sustainable Finance: How to Move Forward. Paper by De Nederlandsche Bank and IMF (BOPCOM 20/22)
  • Progress Report on Work Undertaken by the Communication Task Team (CMTT). Report by CMTT (BOPCOM 20/23)
  • Collaborative Compilers Hub. Report by CMTT (BOPCOM 20/24)

Work Program of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics

  • 2021 Work Program of the IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics. Paper by IMF (BOPCOM 20/12)

Other Items:

  • Progress Report on Other External Sector Statistics Initiatives Underway in the IMF’s Statistics Department. Report by IMF (BOPCOM 20/25)
  • Special Purpose Entities: Guidelines for a Data Template. Report by IMF (BOPCOM 20/26)
  • World Investment Report 2020: Key Messages and Overview. Report by UNCTAD (BOPCOM 20/27)