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International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.
Published Date:
December 2013
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    Index

    Numbers in references refer to paragraphs in chapters, boxes, tables, or Appendixes.

    A

    • Access to data

      • Advance Release Calendar, 1.17, 7.3

      • Data Quality Assessment Framework and, App. 4

      • DSBB, 9.2

      • formats for dissemination, 1.20, 7.4

      • metadata presentation on DSBB, Table A5.1

      • NSDP, 8.32

      • overview, 7.2

      • prerelease to internal government, 1.18, 7.14–7.17

      • procedures to facilitate, 8.2, 8.3

      • simultaneous release, 1.17, 7.4, 8.16–8.17

      • subscriber responsibilities, 1.17, 7.2, 7.3, Box 1.1

    • Advance Release Calendar

      • cross-check of release dates, 8.10

      • cross-country comparisons, 9.5

      • data coverage and categories, 8.6, 8.8

      • deviations from scheduled release dates, 9.8, 10.12

      • on DSBB, 1.26, 8.8, 8.16–8.18, 9.5, 9.7–9.9

      • electronic format for, 1.31, 8.4, 8.7

      • flexibility options, viii, 8.9, 8.12–8.15, 9.8

      • mandate for, 7.3

      • metadata, 8.16

      • minimum requirements, 8.8

      • monitoring of SDDS observance, 8.3, 8.10, 10.3, 10.5, 10.11, 10.17, 10.18, 10.21

      • “no later than” dates, 8.9, 8.15, 10.12

      • notes section, 9.8

      • observance issues, 10.10, 10.12

      • periodicity, 8.10, 8.11, 9.7

      • posting on DSBB, 1.26

      • privately-compiled data on, 8.14, 8.17

      • public access, 7.3

      • purpose, 7.3, 8.2, 8.3

      • query facility, 9.9

      • range of dates for, 8.9, 8.12

      • release dates, 1.28, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10, 8.12, 8.15, 10.17

      • SDDS coordinator responsibilities, 1.29

      • simultaneous release requirement, 8.16–8.17

      • subscriber responsibilities, 1.28, 1.31, 8.1–8.5, Box 1.1, App. 2.14–2.15

      • timeliness, 8.9, 8.10, 8.11, 9.7, 9.8, 10.17, 10.18

      • transition period for flexibility options, 8.15

      • transmission to IMF, 8.4, 8.7, 10.12

    • ARC. See Advance Release Calendar

    • “As relevant” provisions

      • appropriate use, 2.10

      • by data category, 2.28, Table 2.2

      • definition and description, 1.7, 1.14, 2.10

      • labor market data, 3.17, 3.21, 3.26, 3.30

      • in NSDP, 2.11

      • production indices, 3.7, 3.8

      • summaries of observance and, 9.4

    B

    • Balance of payments

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • in comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • data coverage, 6.2–6.4, Table 2.1

      • definition, 6.2

      • flexibility options, 2.24, 6.4, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for compilation, 6.2

      • periodicity, 6.3, Table 2.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.12

      • timeliness, 6.3, Table 2.1

    • Balance of Payments Manual (fifth edition) (BPM5), 4.3, 6.2, 6.18, 6.22, 6.25

    • Balance of Payments Manual (sixth edition) (BPM6), 6.2, 6.18, 6.20, 6.22, 6.25

    • Base pages

      • DSBB, 1.26, 9.3, Table A5.1

      • hyperlink from general metadata page, 9.11

      • hyperlink to dissemination format page, 9.13, App. 3.5

      • metadata presentation on, 9.12, Table A5.1

      • NSDP hyperlinks, 8.31, App. 3.5

    • Benchmarked or reweighted data, 2.15

    • Broad money, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, Table 5.1, Table 5.2

    • Business confidence, 1.9, 3.10

    C

    • CAMELS rating system, 5.19

    • Cash Flow Statement. See Statement of Sources and Use of Cash

    • Central bank survey

    • Central government debt

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • broad institutional coverage, 4.31

      • data coverage, 4.30–4.36, Table 2.1, Table 4.1, Table 4.4

      • debt service projections, 2.8, 4.35

      • disaggregation of data, 4.33, 4.36

      • flexibility options, 4.38, Table 2.2

      • Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001 methodology, 4.36, 4.37, Table 4.1, Table 4.4

      • guidelines for dissemination, 4.37

      • interest and amortization payments, 4.35

      • liability components, 4.30, 4.36, Table 4.4, Table 4.5

      • long-term debt, 4.32

      • periodicity, 4.2, 4.30, 4.35, 4.36, 4.38, Table 2.1, Table 4.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.10, 2.6

      • short-term debt, 4.32

      • timeliness, 4.30, 4.38, Table 2.1, Table 4.1

    • Central government operations accrual basis accounting, 4.22–4.24

      • aggregate financing component, 4.25

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • cash basis accounting, 4.22–4.24

      • data coverage, 4.19, 4.20–4.22, 4.24–4.27, Table 2.1, Tables 4.14.3

      • deficit/surplus component, 4.25

      • disaggregation of data, 4.21

      • expenditure component, 4.25

      • flexibility options, 2.24, 4.16, 4.28, 4.29, Table 2.2

      • GFSM 2001 methodology, 4.22–4.24, Table 4.29, Tables 4.14.3

      • metadata, 4.19, 4.27

      • periodicity, 4.2, 4.20, 4.23, 4.28, Table 2.1, Table 4.1

      • revenue component, 4.25

      • as SDDS data category, 1.10

      • timeliness, 4.16, 4.28, 4.29, Table 2.1, Table 4.1

      • total interest payment component, 4.26

      • tracking indicators, 2.5

    • Commission of the European Communities, 3.11

    • Comprehensive statistical frameworks, 2.4

    • Confidentiality, 7.6, 7.8, 7.9, 7.10

    • Consumer price index

      • component detail, 7.32, 7.34

      • data coverage, 3.32, 3.34, 3.35

      • flexibility options, 3.36

      • metadata, 3.32, 3.34, 3.35

      • periodicity, 3.32

      • as SDDS data category, 1.9

      • timeliness, 3.32

      • See also Price indices

    • Coordinator, SDDS

    • Coverage of data

      • components and categories, 1.9–1.14, 2.2, 2.9, Table 2.1

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.9, 10.22

      • flexibility, 2.23–2.24

      • metadata presentation on DSBB, Table A5.1

      • minimum requirements, 1.15

      • monitoring observance, 1.30

      • as SDDS dimension, 1.5, 1.8, Box 1.1

      • SDDS rationale for, 1.8, Box 1.1

      • tracking categories, 2.5

      • See also Data

    • Cross-checks of data, 1.19, 7.31–7.34, 8.10

    D

    • Data

      • additional, beyond minimum requirements, 1.15

      • dissemination formats, 1.20

      • expression in magnitude versus percentage, 2.8

      • flexibility options, 2.13, Table 2.2

      • flow and stock, 2.8, 2.15, 4.2

      • implied or derivable, 2.14

      • key sectors and categories, 1.8, 1.9–1.14, 2.2, 2.9, Table 2.1. See also specific sector or category

      • monitoring of, 1.30–1.32

      • privately-compiled, 2.7, 7.12, 7.13, 7.17, 8.14, 8.17

      • SDDS dimensions, 1.5, 1.8–1.13, Box 1.1

      • sources, 2.7

      • terms and conditions of collection and processing of, 7.6–7.13

      • tracking categories, 2.5

      • units of measurement, 2.8, 2.15

      • See also “As relevant” provisions; Coverage of data; Periodicity of data; Quality of data; Timeliness of reporting

    • Data Dissemination and Review Division, 1.33

    • Data Module on the Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes, 7.36

    • Data Quality Assessment Framework, 7.36, 9.10, App. 4

    • Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

      • contingent short-term net drains, 6.12, Table 6.1

      • currency used in presentation of, 6.13

      • data coverage, 6.12–6.14, Table 6.1

      • deviations from SDDS, 10.6

      • disclosure of nonactivity, 6.13

      • draft submission from prospective subscribers, App. 2.16

      • flexibility options, 6.15

      • foreign currency assets, 6.12, Table 6.1

      • guidelines, vii, 1.34, 6.7

      • integral sections, 6.12

      • memorandum items, 6.12, Table 6.1

      • NSDP hyperlinks, 6.14, 8.27

      • official reserve assets, 6.12, Table 6.1

      • periodicity, 6.10, 6.15, Table 2.1

      • predetermined short-term net drains, 6.12, Table 6.1

      • redissemination on IMF database, 6.14

      • revisions to prescribed practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • timeliness, 2.21, 6.10, 6.11, 6.15, Table 2.1

      • as tracking category, 2.5

    • Debt liabilities

      • central government, 4.30, 4.38, Table 4.4

      • general government, 3.14

    • Debt-service projections, 2.8, 4.35, 6.26, Table 6.3

    • Depository corporations survey

      • “as relevant” provision, Table 2.1

      • broad money components, 5.5, 5.6, Table 5.1

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • in countries with extensive branch banking, 5.7

      • data coverage, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 5.6, Table 2.1, Table 5.1

      • domestic credit, 5.5, Table 5.1

      • flexibility options, 5.8, Table 2.2

      • foreign assets and liabilities, 5.5, Table 5.1

      • guidelines for compilation, 5.3

      • monetary aggregates, 5.5

      • narrow money, 5.5

      • NSDP presentation, App. 3.22

      • periodicity, 5.4, 5.8, Table 2.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.11

      • timeliness, 5.7, 5.8, Table 2.1

    • Direct investment intercompany lending, 6.25

    • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)

      • Advance Release Calendar on, 9.5, 9.7–9.9

      • annual assessment of observance, 1.30, 10.5, 10.25

      • base page, 1.26, 9.12, Table A5.1

      • contents, 1.25–1.27, 9.3

      • cross-country comparison, 9.5

      • data sources, 1.25

      • deviations from accepted methodologies, 7.35

      • documentation on methodology and sources, 7.30

      • establishment of, 1.4, 9.2

      • IMF monitoring responsibilities, 1.30

      • list of accepted statistical methodologies, 8.22

      • list of subscribers, 1.32

      • metadata certification, 9.15, 10.5

      • metadata presentation, 1.24, 1.25, 9.10–9.15, Table A5.1

      • ministerial commentary, identification of, 7.20, 7.21

      • notification of changes in methodology, 7.25

      • NSDP and, 1.20, 1.27, 1.28, 1.30, 8.28, 8.31, 8.33, 9.16, 9.17, App. 3.26–3.29

      • posting of Advance Release Calendars, 8.16–8.18

      • prerelease access, identification of, 7.17

      • purpose, vii, 8.3, 9.2

      • query facility, 9.5

      • removal from, 1.32

      • revision of date, 7.26

      • statistical cross-check data, 7.34

      • subscriber responsibilities, 1.28

      • summary of observance, 2.27, 9.4

      • terms and conditions summaries, 7.11, 7.12

    • Documentation on methodology and sources, 7.29, 7.30

    • Domestic financing

      • central government operations, 4.21

      • general government operations, 4.8

    • DSBB. See Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)

    E

    • Earnings. See Wages/earnings

    • Eighth Review of data standards initiatives, viii

    • Electronic formats

      • Advance Release Calendar, 8.3

      • metadata, 1.25, 8.3

      • simultaneous release of data, 7.4

      • standardized procedures, 1.31, 8.4, 10.3, 10.5, 10.8

      • See also Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB)

    • Employment

      • “as relevant” provisions, 3.17, 3.21

      • definition, 3.20

      • flexibility option, 3.22

      • measures of, 3.19, 3.20

      • prescribed dissemination of data, 3.17

      • as SDDS data category, 1.9

    • Encouraged practices

      • data categories and components, Table 2.1

      • description, 1.7, 1.14, 2.8

      • purpose, 2.8

    • European Central Bank data quality monitoring

      • framework, 7.36

    • Exchange rate

      • “as relevant” provisions, 6.31, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 6.30, Table 2.1

      • data sources, 6.30

      • flexibility options, 6.31, Table 2.2

      • metadata, 6.30

      • NSDP presentation, App. 3.23

      • periodicity, 6.30, 6.31, Table 2.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.12, 2.6

      • spot market, 6.31

      • timeliness, 6.30, Table 2.1

    • Executive Board

      • approval of SDDS Plus, vii

      • endorsement Data Quality Assessment Framework, 9.10

      • endorsement of annual SDDS observance assessments, 10.5

      • endorsement of electronic formats, 8.4

      • establishment of SDDS, 1.3

      • procedures for addressing nonobservance of SDDS, 10.7

      • updates to SDDS endorsed by, vii, viii, Box 1.2

    • Expectations surveys, 3.10

    • External debt

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 6.25–6.28, Table 2.1

      • data template, 1.34

      • debt-service projections, 2.9, 6.26, Table 6.3

      • deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.6

      • disaggregation of data, 6.25–6.27, Tables 6.26.5

      • dissemination on World Bank’s Quarterly External Debt Service database, 6.28

      • enhancements to SDDS data, viii

      • flexibility options, 2.24, 6.29, Table 2.2

      • future debt-service payments, 6.26

      • gross outstanding, 6.26, 6.27, Table 6.4, Table 6.5

      • guidelines for data compilation, 6.24

      • households and nonprofit institutions serving households, 6.25, 6.26

      • NSDP presentation, App. 3.17

      • periodicity, 6.24, Table 2.1

      • presentation format, 6.25, Table 6.2

      • remaining maturity, viii, 6.26

      • as SDDS data category, 1.12

      • timeliness, 6.24, Table 2.1

      • as tracking indicator, 2.5

    • External Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users, viii, 1.34, 6.24

    • External sector

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • balance of payments, 2.4, 6.2–6.4, Table 2.1, Table 2.2

      • changes to encouraged practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • data categories, 1.12, 6.1. See also specific category

      • data coverage, 2.2, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • international investment position, 2.4, 6.2–6.4, Table 2.1, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, Table 2.1

      • revisions to prescribed practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • in SDDS data categories, 1.8

      • timeliness, Table 2.1

    F

    • Financial Balance Sheet, 4.10

    • Financial crises

      • 1994–95, 1.1

      • 1997–98, viii

      • 2008, viii

      • goals of SDDS in preventing or mitigating, 1.3

      • rationale for financial soundness indicators, viii, 5.19

    • Financial derivatives, 6.21

    • Financial sector

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • changes to encouraged practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • data categories, 1.11, 5.1. See also specific category

      • data coverage, 2.2, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, Table 2.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.8

      • sectoral balance sheets, 3.14, 3.15

      • timeliness, Table 2.1

    • Financial soundness indicators

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 5.21

      • data sources, 5.19

      • encouraged practices, 2.8, 5.19

      • flexibility options, 5.22, Table 2.2

      • framework, 5.19

      • guidelines for compilation, 5.22

      • periodicity, 5.21

      • rationale for inclusion in SDDS, viii, 5.19, 5.20

      • timeliness, 5.21

    • Financial Soundness Indicators: Compilation Guide, viii

    • Fiscal sector

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • changes to encouraged practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • data categories, 1.10, 4.1. See also specific category

      • data coverage, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for data dissemination, 4.3, 4.4

      • overview, 4.2–4.4

      • periodicity, Table 2.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.8

      • timeliness, Table 2.1

    • Flexibility options

      • Advance Release Calendar, viii, 8.12–8.15, 9.8

      • balance of payments, 2.24, 6.4, Table 2.2

      • central bank survey, 5.13, Table 2.1, App. 3.22

      • central government operations, 4.38, Table 2.2

      • consumer price index, 3.36

      • by data category, 2.28, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 2.23–2.24

      • Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity, 6.15

      • depository corporation survey, 5.8, Table 2.2

      • employment, 3.22

      • exchange rates, 6.31, Table 2.2

      • external debt, 2.24, 6.29, Table 2.2

      • forward-looking indicators, 3.13, Table 2.2

      • general government operations, 4.15, 4.16, Table 2.2

      • interest rates, 5.18, Tables 2.2

      • international investment position, 6.23, Table 2.2

      • justification for use, 2.26

      • labor market, 3.18, 3.22, 3.27, 3.31, Table 2.2

      • merchandise trade, 2.24, 6.19, Table 2.2

      • monitoring use of, 10.18

      • national accounts, 2, 2.24, 3.5, Table 2

      • noted on DSBB, 2.27

      • official reserve assets, 6.9, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, 2.24, 2.25

      • population data, 3.34, Table 2.2

      • price indices, 3.33, 3.36, 3.39, Table 2.2

      • public sector operations, 4.15, 4.16

      • share price index, 5.25

      • timeliness, 2.24, 2.25

      • unemployment, 3.27

    • Flow data

      • coverage, 4.2

      • presentation, 2.8, 2.15

      • See also Balance of payments

    • Foreign currency liquidity. See Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

    • Foreign financing

      • central government debt, 4.33

      • central government operations, 4.8, 4.21

      • general government operations, 4.8

      • public sector operations, 4.8

    • Forward-Looking Indicators

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • business confidence, 3.10

      • consumer confidence, 3.10

      • coverage, 3.10

      • data sources, 2.7

      • description, 3.10

      • encouraged data dissemination, 1.9, 3.10–3.13

      • enhancements to SDDS, viii

      • flexibility options, 3.13, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for dissemination, 3.11

      • inflationary expectations, 3.10

      • inflation-targeting indicators, 3.12

      • real sector, 1.9, Table 2.2

      • surveys as, 3.10

    • FSI Compilation Guide, 5.22

    • “Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics,” 7.6

    G

    • General Data Dissemination System, vii, viii

    • General government operations

      • accrual-basis accounting, 4.9, 4.10

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • cash-basis accounting, 4.9, 4.10

      • components, 4.11

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4, 2.6

      • data coverage, 4.5, 4.6, 4.8, 4.9, 4.11–4.13, Table 2.1, Tables 4.14.5

      • definition, 4.5

      • disaggregation, 4.8

      • flexibility options, 4.15, 4.16, Table 2.2Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001

      • methodology, 4.9–4.11, Tables 4.14.3

      • interest data, 4.10

      • NSDP presentation, 4.5, 4.6

      • periodicity, 4.2, 4.7, 4.10, 4.15, Table 2.1, Table 4.1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.10, Table 2.2

      • timeliness, 2.21, 4.7, 4.15, 4.16, Table 2.1, Table 4.1

      • use of acutal data or preliminary actual data, 4.7

    • General government total gross debt

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, periodicity, and timeliness, 4.17, 4.18, Table 4.1

      • establishment of SDDS data categories, viii

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, 4.2, 4.18

      • as SDDS data category, 1.10

    • GFSM 1986. See Manual on Government Finance Statistics

    • GFSM 2001. See Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001

    • Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001

      • central government debt, 4.36, 4.37, Table 4.1, Table 4.4

      • central government operations, 4.22–4.25, 4.29, Tables 4.14.3

      • fiscal sector data, 4.3, 4.4

      • general government operations, 4.9, 4.10, Tables 4.14.5

      • as SDDS guideline, viii

    • Gross Domestic Product

      • data coverage, periodicity, and timeliness, Table 2.1

      • tracking indicators, 2.5

    • Gross national income, 3.4

    • Group of Seven, in establishment of SDDS, 1.2

    H

    • Households and nonprofits serving households, 3.15, 5.6, 6.25, 6.26

    I

    • IMF. See International Monetary Fund

    • Inflationary expectations, 1.9, 3.10

    • Inflation-targeting indicators, 3.12

    • Insurance sector, 3.15

    • Integrated Correspondence System, 8.7

    • Integrity of data

      • in Data Quality Assessment Framework, Table A4.1

      • dissemination of terms and conditions, 7.6–7.13

      • as key dimension of SDDS, 7.1, 7.2, Box 1.1

      • metadata presentation on DSBB, Table A5.1

      • ministerial commentary, identification of, 1.18, 7.18–7.21

      • notification of changes in methodology, 1.18, 7.22–7.26

      • prerelease access, identification of, 7.14–7.17

      • prescribed practices, 1.18, 7.5

    • Interest rates

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 5.15–5.17, Table 2.1

      • deposit and lending rates, 5.17

      • DSBB presentation, 5.16

      • flexibility options, 5.18, Table 2.2

      • in general government operations data, 4.10

      • government securities, 5.14, 5.15

      • means of dissemination, 5.14

      • NSDP presentation, 3.13

      • periodicity, 5.14, 5.17, 5.18, Table 2.1

      • policy-oriented, 5.16

      • as SDDS data category, 1.11, 2.6

      • timeliness, Table 2.1

    • Interim Committee, 1.2

    • Internal government access to data before release, 1.18, 7.5, 7.14–7.17, Box 1.1

    • International investment position

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 6.20, 6.21, 6.22, Table 2.1

      • definition, 6.2

      • disaggregation of data, 6.22

      • flexibility options, 6.23, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for compilation, 6.2, 6.20, 6.22

      • periodicity of data, viii, 6.20, 6.23, Table 2.1

      • revisions to prescribed practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • as SDDS data category, 1.12

      • timeliness, 2.21, 6.20, 6.23, Table 2.1

      • tracking indicators, 2.5

    • International Investment Position—A Guide to Data Sources, 6.22

    • International Labor Organization, 3.20, 3.25, 3.29

    • Internationally-accepted statistical methodologies

      • Data Quality Assessment Framework, Table A4.1.2

      • DSBB information on, 7.30, 9.14, Table A5.2.1

      • external debt data, 6.24

      • external sector data, 6.2

      • fiscal sector data, 4.3

      • list of, 1.34, 8.22

      • merchandise trade data, 6.18

      • notification of divergence from, 1.19, 2.12, 6.18, 7.28, 7.35, 7.36, 8.22

      • price index compilation, 3.37

      • SDDS prescribed practices, viii, 1.19, 1.34, 2.12, 7.28, 7.35, 7.36

    • International Monetary and Financial Committee, 1.2

    • International Monetary Fund (IMF)

      • data quality assessments, 7.36

      • SDDS contact information, 1.33

      • website, vii, 1.4

      • See also Monitoring of SDDS observance

    • International reserves and foreign currency liquidity

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, 2.24, Table 2.2

      • as SDDS data category, viii, 1.12

      • timeliness, 2.21, Table 2.1

      • tracking indicators, 2.5

      • See also Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity

    • International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: Guidelines for a Data Template (Reserves Template Guideline), viii, 1.34, 6.7, 6.8, 6.13

    • Intersecretariat Working Group on Price Statistics, 3.38

    L

    • Labor market

      • “as relevant” provisions, 3.17, 3.30, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 3.17, 3.18, Table 2.1

      • dissemination of data, 2.6

      • employment component, 3.19–3.22

      • flexibility options, 3.18, 3.22, 3.27, 3.31, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, 3.18, Table 2.1

      • timeliness, 3.18, Table 2.1

      • unemployment component, 3.23–3.27

      • wages/earnings component, 3.28–3.31

    • Leading indicators, 3.10

    • Long-term debt, 4.32, 6.25, Table 4.4, Table 6.2, Table 6.5

    M

    • Manual on Government Finance Statistics (GFSM 1986), 4.3, 4.11, 4.24

    • Market efficiency effects of SDDS, Box 1.3

    • Merchandise trade

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 6.18, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, 2.24, 6.19, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for compilation, 6.18

      • periodicity, 6.17, 6.19, Table 2.1

      • rationale for data dissemination, 6.16

      • SDDS data categories, 1.12

      • timeliness, 2.21, 6.17, 6.18, 6.19, Table 2.1

      • as tracking indicator, 2.5, 6.19

    • Metadata

      • Advance Release Calendar, 8.16, 8.19–8.25

      • alternative presentation on DSBB, 9.11, 9.12, Tables A5.15.2

      • annual certification, 8.4

      • certification of accuracy, 8.23, 8.24, 9.15

      • data coverage, 8.21, 9.12

      • data quality summaries, 9.14

      • deletion from DSBB for nonobservance, 10.7

      • deviations from accepted methodologies, 7.35, 7.36, 8.22

      • deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.11

      • on DSBB, 1.25–1.27, 8.19, 8.23, 8.24, 8.25, 9.10–9.15

      • enhancements to SDDS to improve, viii general, 9.11

      • hyperlinks, 9.13

      • justification for flexibility option, 2.26

      • monitoring issues, 10.11

      • notification of changes in practices, 8.24

      • presentation format, 9.10, 9.12, Table A5.1, Table A5.2

      • purpose, 8.2, 8.3

      • SDDS coordinator responsibilities, 1.29

      • SDDS subscription procedures, 1.22–1.24

      • specific, 9.11

      • standard format, 8.20

      • subscriber responsibilities, 1.25, 1.28, 8.1–8.5, 8.19, 8.23, 9.15

      • transmission to IMF, 1.25, 1.28, 8.20

    • Ministerial commentary

      • forms of identification, 7.19

      • identification for DSBB, 7.20, 7.21

      • in privately-produced data, 7.21

      • rationale for identification, 7.18

    • Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual, viii, 4.3, 5.2, 5.3, 5.10

    • Money market funds, 3.15

    • Monitorable elements of SDDS, 1.6, Box 1.1

      • National Summary Data Page issues, 10.13

    • Monitoring of SDDS observance

      • Advance Release Calendar, 8.3, 8.10, 10.5, 10.11, 10.13, 10.17, 10.18, 10.21

      • annual report, 10.5, 10.20, 10.24, 10.25

      • computer server malfunctions and, 10.19

      • daily, 10.14

      • data coverage, 1.30

      • Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity, 10.2, 10.5, 10.6

      • DSBB, 1.26, 1.30, 1.32

      • examples of deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.8–10.13

      • Executive Board endorsement of, 10.2, 10.5

      • metadata issues, 10.11

      • monthly reports, 10.4, 10.20, 10.21

      • NSDP, 1.30, 8.31, 10.3, 10.13, 10.14, 10.22

      • overview, 10.2–10.5

      • periodicity, 10.10

      • persistent deviations, 10.23

      • procedures for addressing nonobservance, 1.32, 10.6–10.7

      • purpose, 8.3, 10.2

      • requests for explanation, 10.22, 10.23

      • scope of, 1.30, 10.3

      • standardized electronic procedures for, 8.4

      • subscriber procedures in support of, 1.31, 8.3, 8.4

      • timeliness, 10.10

      • use of flexibility options, 10.18

    N

    • National accounts

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4, 3.2

      • data coverage, 3.3

      • disaggregation by GDP, 3.3

      • dissemination in current prices and in volume terms, 3.4

      • encouraged data dissemination, 2.9, 3.4

      • flexibility options, 2.24, 3.5, 3.9, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, 3.2, 3.5

      • in SDDS data categories, 1.9

      • timeliness, 3.2, 3.5

    • National Summary Data Page (NSDP)

      • access to, 8.32

      • additional separate pages on website, App. 3.14–3.18

      • “as relevant” indications, 2.11

      • button bar, App. 3.4

      • central bank survey, App. 3.22

      • data coverage, 8.27, 8.28, 9.16

      • Data Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity, 8.27

      • depository corporations survey, App. 3.22

      • dissemination of components with flexibility option, App. 3.19–3.20

      • DSBB and, 8.28, 8.31, 9.16, 9.17, App. 3.26–3.29

      • electronic format, 1.20, 8.3, 8.4

      • encouraged dissemination on, App. 3.24

      • examples of deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.9, 10.10, 10.13, 10.19

      • exchange rate data, App. 3.23

      • fiscal sector data, 4.5, 4.6, 4.12, 4.34

      • footnotes, App. 3.7

      • format, 8.26, App. 3

      • guidelines for establishing, App. 3

      • hyperlinks, viii, 1.20, 1.28, 6.14, 8.2, 8.27, 8.31, 8.32, 9.16, 9.33, 10.13, 10.19, App. 3.4

      • interest rate data, App. 3.13, App. 3.23

      • language of, 8.32

      • maintenance requirements, 8.29, 8.31

      • monitoring of SDDS observance, 1.30, 8.31, 10.3, 10.13, 10.14, 10.22

      • most-relevant series, App. 3.11

      • non-SDDS data, 8.30, App. 3.25

      • presentation of data by sector, App. 3.6

      • purpose, 8.2, 8.3

      • reference periods format, App. 3.10

      • Reserves Template, 6.14

      • SDDS coordinator responsibilities, 1.29

      • separate rows for components, App. 3.12

      • share price index, App. 3.23

      • subscriber responsibilities, 1.20, 1.28, 1.31, 8.1–8.5, 8.26, 9.16, App. 2.12–2.13

      • sum of components, App. 3.21

      • title section, App. 3.2–3.3

      • unit description, App. 3.8–3.9

      • use of “as relevant” provisions in, 2.11

      • website posting, 8.26, 8.27

    • “No later than” specification, 2.20, 8.9, 8.15, 10.12

    • Nonbank financial corporations, 6.25, 6.26

    • Nonfinancial corporations, 3.14, 3.15, 6.25, 6.26

    • Notification of changes in methodology, 1.18, 7.25, 7.26

    • NSDP. See National Summary Data Page

    O

    • Official reserve assets

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • countries with fixed exchange rates, 6.5

      • data coverage, 6.7, 6.8, Table 2.1

      • definition, 6.7

      • flexibility options, 6.9, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for compilation, 6.7, 6.8

      • periodicity, 6.6, 6.9, Table 2.1

      • in Reserves Template, 6.11

      • as SDDS data category, 1.12

      • timeliness, 6.9, Table 2.1

      • as tracking indicator, 2.5, 6.5

    • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 3.11

    • Other depository corporations survey, 6.25

    P

    • Pension funds, 3.15

    • Periodicity of data

      • comprehensive statistical frameworks, 2.4

      • by data category, Table 2.1

      • definition and description, 1.8, 2.16, 2.17, Box 1.1

      • deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.10

      • flexibility, 1.14, 2.24, 2.25

      • forward-looking indicators, 3.13

      • Gross Domestic Product, 3.7

      • metadata presentation on DSBB, Table A5.1

      • monitoring observance, 1.30, 10.10, 10.22

      • national accounts, 3.5

      • overview, 2.16–2.18

      • prescribed frequency, 2.16, 2.18

      • specification of number of days of data coverage, 2.17

    • Population data

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 3.40, 3.41, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, 3.43, Table 2.2

      • guidelines for preparing, 3.40

      • metadata, 3.40

      • periodicity, 3.42, 3.43

      • prescribed reporting, 1.13, 3.40

      • timeliness, 3.42

    • Preliminary data, 2.13

    • Presaging events surveys, 3.10

    • Prescribed practices, 1.7

      • changes from prior version of SDDS, App. 1

      • data categories and components, 2.2, 2.3, Table 2.1

      • description, 1.7

      • minimum requirements of SDDS, 1.14

    • Price indices

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 3.32, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, 3.33, 3.36, 3.39, Table 2.2

      • normalized for reference period, 3.32

      • periodicity, 3.32, 3.33, Table 2.1

      • reference period, 3.32

      • timeliness, 3.32, 3.33, Table 2.1

      • See also Consumer price index; Producer price index; Wholesale price index

    • Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, 3.40

    • Privately compiled data

      • Advance Release Calendar, 8.14, 8.17

      • disclosure of prerelease access, 7.17

      • dissemination of terms and conditions, 7.12, 7.13

      • metadata, 2.7

      • use of, 2.7

    • Procedures for addressing non-observance

      • assessment of nature and extent of deviations, 10.6, 10.7

      • IMF Managing Director’s communication to IMF Executive Board, 10.7

      • IMF Managing Director’s letter to subscriber’s Governor for IMF, 10.7

      • IMF staff communication with country coordinator, 10.7

      • IMF staff communication with subscriber’s Executive Director, 10.7

      • note on nonobservance posted on DSBB, 10.7

      • termination of SDDS subscription, 10.7

    • Producer price index

      • data coverage, 3.37, 3.38

      • description, 3.37

      • periodicity, 3.32

      • as SDDS data category, 1.9

      • timeliness, 3.32

      • See also Price indices

    • Production indices

      • “as relevant” provisions, 2.10, 3.7, 3.8, Table 2.2

      • data coverage, 3.6, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, 2.24, 3.9, Table 2.2

      • in SDDS data categories, 1.9

      • timeliness, 2.21, 3.8, 3.9

    • Public Sector Debt Statistics Guide, 4.3, 4.17

    • Public sector operations

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4, 2.6

      • concept of, Figure 4.1

      • data coverage, 4.5, 4.6, 4.8, 4.10

      • definition, 4.5

      • disaggregation, 4.8

      • flexibility options, 4.15, 4.16

      • metadata, 4.14

      • NSDP, 4.6, 4.10, 4.12

      • periodicity, 4.7

      • as SDDS data category, 1.10

      • timeliness, 4.7, 4.15

      • total interest payments, 4.13

    • Purchasing Managers’ Index, 1.9

    Q

    • Quality of data

      • alternative presentation on DSBB

      • assessment criteria, 7.28, App. 4

      • assessment schedule, viii, 7.36

      • assessment tools, 7.36

      • component detail, 7.32

      • conformity with internationally accepted methodologies, 2.12

      • Data Quality Assessment Framework, App. 4

      • definition, 7.27

      • deviations from accepted methodologies, 7.35, 7.36

      • documentation on methodology and sources, 7.29, 7.30

      • DSBB presentation, 7.30, 9.14

      • enhancements to SDDS to improve, viii

      • as key dimension of SDDS, 7.1, 7.2, Box 1.1

      • metadata summaries, 9.14

      • prescribed practices, 1.19

      • statistical cross-checks, 7.31–7.34

      • summary methodology, 9.14

    • Quarterly External Debt Statistics database, 6.28

    • Quarterly International Investment Position Statistics: Data Sources and Compilation Techniques, viii, 6.20

    • Query facility

      • Advance Release Calendar, 9.9

      • Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board, 9.5

    R

    • Real sector

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • changes to encouraged practices from prior SDDS, App. 1

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • data categories, 1.9. See also specific category

      • data coverage, periodicity, and timeliness, 2.2, 3.1–3.43, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • forward-looking indicators, 1.9, Table 2.2

      • in SDDS data categories, 1.8

    • Reasonableness of data, 1.19, 7.31

    • Reference periods

      • benchmarked or reweighted data, 2.15

      • data presentation, 2.15

      • flow data, 2.15, 6.6

      • price indices, 3.32

    • Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes, 9.10

    • Reserves Template. See Data Template on

      • International Reserves and Foreign Currency

      • Liquidity

    • Retail sales data, 1.9

    • Revision of data, disclosure of

      • access to information about, 7.24, 7.25

      • on DSBB, 7.26

      • policy for, 7.23, 7.24

      • rationale for, 1.18, 7.22

    S

    • Savings data, 2.8, 3.4

    • SDDS. See Special Data Dissemination Standard

    • SDDS Plus, vii

    • Sectoral balance sheet

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • classification of financial institutions in, 3.15

      • classification of institutional sectors in, 3.15

      • data coverage, 3.14, 3.15

      • encouraged practices, 1.9, 3.14–3.16

      • establishment of SDDS data categories, viii

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • periodicity, 3.16

      • timeliness, 3.16

    • Share price index of stock market

      • data coverage, periodicity, and timeliness, 5.23–5.25, Table 2.1

      • flexibility options, 5.25

      • prescribed practices, 1.11, 2.6

    • Short-term debt, 4.32, 4.36, Table 4.4

    • Simultaneous release of data

      • Advance Release Calendar, 8.16

      • description, 7.4

      • description of procedures for, 8.16, 8.17

      • formats for, 7.4

      • rationale, 1.17

      • scope of coverage, 8.17

    • Special Data Dissemination Standard: Guide for Subscribers and Users

      • acknowledgments, viii

      • changes from prior (2007) version, App. 1

      • contents, 1.34

      • organization, 1.35

    • Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

      • “as relevant” provisions, 1.7, 1.14

      • benefits of subscription to, vii, 1.21, Box 1.3

      • commitment to observance, 1.28–1.29

      • comprehensive statistical framework, 2.4

      • dimensions of data dissemination, 1.5, 1.8–1.14, Box 1.1. See also specific dimension

      • dissemination requirements, vii

      • encouraged practices, 1.7, 1.14

      • establishment of, vii, 1.1–1.3

      • examples of deviations from, 10.8–10.13

      • flexibility in data requirements, 2.13

      • guidance for observance, 1.34

      • IMF contact information, 1.33

      • implied or derived data, 2.14

      • international guidelines, 2.12

      • monitorable elements of, 1.6, Box 1.1

      • monitoring observance, 1.30–1.32

      • prescribed practices, 1.7, 1.14

      • procedures for addressing nonobservance, 10.6–10.7

      • public identification of subscribers, 1.24

      • purpose, vii, 1.2, 1.3

      • quarterly update requirements, viii

      • sample subscription letter, Box A2.1

      • subscriber responsibilities, vii, 1.21, 1.28

      • subscription procedures, 1.22–1.23, Box A2.1, App. 2.5–2.16

      • tracking categories, 2.5

      • updates and enhancements to, vii–viii, Box 1.2, App. 1

      • withdrawal of subscription to, 1.24, App. 2.17

      • See also Coordinator, SDDS; Monitoring of SDDS observance; Special Data Dissemination Standard; Subscriber responsibilities

    • Statement of Government Operations, 4.9, 4.10, 4.22, 4.23, Table 4.3

    • Statement of Other Economic Flows, 4.10, Table 4.5

    • Statement of Sources and Use of Cash, 4.9, 4.10, 4.23, Table 4.2

    • Stock data

      • coverage, 4.2

      • international investment position, 6.20

      • presentation, 2.8, 2.15

      • See also Official reserve assets

    • Stock market

      • “as relevant” provisions, Table 2.2

      • flexibility options, Table 2.2

      • See also Share price index of stock market

    • Subscriber responsibilities

      • Advance Release Calendar, 8.1–8.5, Box 1.1

      • commitment to observance, 1.28

      • electronic reporting, 8.4

      • maintenance of National Summary Data Page, 8.1–8.5

      • metadata, 1.25, 8.1–8.5, 8.19

      • NSDP, 1.20, 1.28, 1.31, 8.1–8.5, 8.26, 9.16, App. 2.12, App. 2.13

      • overview, vii, 1.21, 8.1–8.5

    • Summary methodology

      • central bank survey, 5.10

      • components of, Table A5.2

      • forward-looking indicators, 3.11

      • metadata presentation, 1.26, 3.40, 8.21, 9.11, 9.12, 9.14, Table A5.2

      • national accounts, 3.3

    • Summary of observance, 2.27, 9.4

    • Survey-based data on employment, 3.19, 3.23

    • System of National Accounts, 3.3, 3.14, 3.20, 4.3

    T

    • Task Force on Finance Statistics, 4.17

    • Terms and conditions

      • confidentiality of information, 7.6, 7.8, 7.9

      • definition, 7.6

      • description of data preparation practices, 7.13

      • dissemination formats, 7.9

      • DSBB presentation, 7.11, 7.12

      • forms of, 7.7

      • of privately-compiled data, 7.12, 7.13

    • Timeline for SDDS nonobservance procedures, viii

    • Timeliness of reporting

      • accuracy of data and, 7.27

      • calculation of delays, 10.15

      • categories with shorter time lags than prescribed, 2.21

      • daily data, 2.22

      • by data category, Table 2.1

      • definition, 2.19

      • deviations from SDDS requirements, 10.10

      • factors in, 2.19

      • flexibility, 2.24

      • forward-looking indicators, 3.13

      • metadata presentation on DSBB, Table A5.1

      • monitoring observance, 1.30, 10.10, 10.15, 10.16, 10.18, 10.22

      • monthly data, 2.20

      • “no later than” specification, 2.20

      • overview, 2.19–2.22

      • population data, 3.42

      • transparency and, Box 1.1

    • Tracking categories, 2.5

    • Transparency of practices and procedures

      • ARCs and, 7.3

      • benefits of, Box 1.3

      • identification of ministerial commentary, 7.18–7.21

      • identification of prerelease access, 7.14–7.17

      • integrity of data and, 7.5

      • notification of changes in methodology, 7.22–7.26

      • SDDS dimensions in support of, 1.16, Box 1.1

    U

    • Underemployment, 3.26

    • Unemployment

      • “as relevant” provisions, 3.26

      • flexibility option, 3.27

      • measures of, 3.23–3.25

      • prescribed dissemination of data, 3.17

      • in SDDS data categories, 1.9

    • United Nations

      • “Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics,” 7.6

      • Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, 3.40

      • United Nations Statistics Division International Merchandise Trade Statistics Compilers’ Manual, 6.18

    W

    • Wages/earnings

      • “as relevant” provisions, 3.30

      • flexibility options, 3.39

      • measures of, 3.28, 3.29

      • prescribed dissemination of data, 3.17

      • in SDDS data categories, 1.9

    • Websites

      • additional separate pages on NSDP, App. 3.14–3.18

      • DSBB, vii, 1.4, 1.26

      • formats for data dissemination, 1.20

      • International Monetary Fund, vii, 1.4

      • NSDP hyperlinks, 8.26

      • Quarterly External Debt Statistics, 6.28

    • Wholesale price index

      • data coverage, 3.37, 3.38

      • periodicity, 3.32

      • timeliness, 3.32

      • See also Price indices

    • Withdrawal of SDDS subscription, 1.24

    • World Bank, 6.28

    The point of contact in the IMF for the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) is the:

    Chief, Data Dissemination and Review Division

    Statistics Department

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    Washington, D.C. 20431, U.S.A.

    Telephone: (202) 623-6895

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    Email address: sdds@imf.org

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