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IMF Country Report No. 18/261

REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT-WORK OF MISSION ON DEVELOPMENT OF POTENTIAL IN AREA

December 2018

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Republic of Belarus

February 2018

Report of the Government Finance Statistics Capacity Development Mission (November 13 – 24, 2017)

Prepared by Dalia Budko

The contents of this report constitute technical advice provided by the staff of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the authorities of the Republic of Belarus (the “recipient”) in response to their request for technical assistance (TA). This report (in whole or in part) or summaries thereof may be disclosed by the IMF to IMF Executive Directors and members of their staff, as well as to other agencies or instrumentalities of the TA recipient, and upon their request, to World Bank staff and other technical assistance providers and donors with legitimate interest, unless the TA recipient specifically objects to such disclosure (see Operational Guidelines for the Dissemination of Technical Assistance Information). Publication or disclosure of this report (in whole or in part) or summaries thereof to parties outside the IMF other than agencies or instrumentalities of the TA recipient, World Bank staff, other technical assistance providers and donors with legitimate interest shall require the explicit consent of the TA recipient and the IMF Statistics Department.

Contents

  • Glossary

  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • DETAILED OVERVIEW AND MISSION RECOMMENDATIONS

    • A. Source data: budget classifications and conversion tables

    • B. Annual reporting for 2016

    • C. Capital injections into enterprises

    • D. Noncash operations

    • E. Coverage of GFS

    • F. Dissemination of debt statistics

  • TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

    • A. Action plan for the introduction of GFSM 2014

    • B. Implementation of recommendations from the GFS mission (July 22 through August 2, 2013)

    • C. Conversion tables

    • D. Revision of GFS data for 2016

    • E. Letter from the Republic of Belarus Ministry of Finance

    • F. Versions of the recalculation of transactions in financial assets and liabilities in 2016, millions of rubles

    • G. Models for recording tied loans in GFS

    • H. Model for recording the nuclear power plant in GFS

    • I. List of officials met during the mission

Glossary

AMA

Asset Management Agency

BC

Budget Classification

GG

General Government

GFS

Government finance statistics

GFSM 1986

Government Finance Statistics Manual 1986

GFSM 2014

Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014

IBRD

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ICS

Integrated Collection System

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IPSAS

International Public Sector Accounting Standards

MoF

Ministry of Finance

NPIs

Nonprofit institutional units

NPP

Nuclear power plant

NB

National Bank of the Republic of Belarus

NSC

National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus

OJSC

Open Joint-Stock Company

PSDSG

Public Sector Debt Statistics: Guide for Compilers and Users

PS

Public Sector

RB

Republic of Belarus

SNA 2008

System of National Accounts 2008

SOE

State-owned enterprise

SSF

Social Security Fund under the Ministry of Labor and Social Security

STA

IMF Statistics Department

TA

Technical assistance

WB

The World Bank

Republic of Belarus: Technical Assistance Report-Work of Mission on Development of Potential in Area of Government Finance Statistics
Author: International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.