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

Production: IMF Multimedia Services Division

Figures: Vicki R. McGill

Typesetting: Alicia Etchebarne- Bourdin

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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