In response to a request for IMF technical assistance made by the Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities and in consultation with the European Department (EUR), a government finance statistics (GFS) technical assistance (TA) mission from the Statistics Department (STA) visited Sarajevo during April 7-April 18, 2014. This activity 13STF68 is undertaken within the context of the following project: Government finance statistics STA_BIH_2008_04.
The main objective of the mission was to continue to assist the Central Bank of Bosnia Herzegovina (CBBH) in the compilation and dissemination of GFS in accordance with the guidelines of the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001 (GFSM 2001) and its update
(GFSM 2014). The mission focused on the compilation of a financial balance sheet. Another important topic of the mission was the extension of quarterly GFS tables to also include local government data.