3. Concepts and Principles
- International Monetary Fund
- Published Date:
- May 2002
Although the manner in which the national survey is to be conducted is left to the national compiler, the concepts and principles underlying the national survey are to be applied in conformity with BPM5. To assist compilers in meeting this task, the Task Force identified the following areas where practical guidance is required:
distinction between direct and portfolio investment, and
securities where there is a potential to double-count.