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International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.
Published Date:
August 2004
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    © 2004 International Monetary Fund

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    Figures: Vicki R. McGill

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    ISSN 1020-1637

    ISBN 1-58906-369-4

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    INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

    IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics

    ANNUAL REPORT 2003

    IMF Statistics Department

    Contents

    List of Abbreviations

    1993 SNA

    System of National Accounts 1993

    AEG

    Advisory Expert Group for the review of the 1993 SNA

    AO

    Annotated Outline for the revision of BPM5

    BIS

    Bank for International Settlements

    BD

    OECD Benchmark Definition of Foreign Direct Investment

    BOPSY

    Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook

    BOPTEG

    Balance of Payments Technical Expert Group

    BPM5

    Balance of Payments Manual, fifth edition

    CCH

    Central clearing house

    CDIS

    Coordinated Direct Investment Survey

    c.i.f.

    Cost including insurance and freight

    CPIS

    Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey

    CSDB

    ECB’s central securities database

    CUTEG

    Currency Union Technical Expert Group

    DITEG

    Direct Investment Technical Expert Group

    DQAF

    Data Quality Assessment Framework

    ECB

    European Central Bank

    ESA95

    European System of Accounts 1995 (Eurostat)

    Esteva Report

    Final Report of the Working Party on the Statistical Discrepancy in World Current Account Balances

    EU

    European Union

    Eurostat

    Statistical Office of the European Communities

    f.o.b.

    Free on board

    Godeaux Report

    Final Report of the Working Party on the Measurement of International Capital Flows

    GFSR

    Global Financial Stability Report

    GSDB

    Global securities database

    IAS

    International Accounting Standard

    IATFFS

    Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics

    IIP

    International investment position

    ISWGNA

    Inter-Secretariat Working Group on National Accounts

    ITRS

    International transactions reporting system

    LCFAR

    Liabilities constituting foreign authorities’ reserves

    MNC

    Multinational corporation

    NAICS

    North American Industrial Classification System

    NDFs

    Nondeliverable forwards

    OECD

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OTC

    Over the counter

    SEIFiC

    Small economy with international financial center

    SEFER

    Survey of Securities Held as Foreign Exchange Reserves

    SIC

    Standard Industrial Classification

    SIMSDI

    IMF-OECD Survey of the Implementation of Methodological Standards for Direct Investment

    SME

    Small or medium-sized enterprise

    SPEs

    Special purpose entities

    SSIO

    Survey of Securities held by International Organizations

    TFI

    OECD Task Force on Insurance

    TF-QA

    ECB-Eurostat Task Force on Data Quality

    TGRT

    Technical Group on Reverse Transactions

    TGTPH

    Technical Group on Third Party Holdings

    TPH

    Third party holdings

    UBO

    Ultimate beneficial owner

    WIIS

    OECD Workshop on International Investment Statistics

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