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INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

REPORT ON THE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE EVALUATION MISSION TO THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Prepared by the Statistics Department1

Approved by Adelheid Burgi-Schmelz

November 11, 2009

Contents

  • Abbreviations

  • Executive Summary

  • I. Introduction

    • A. Background

    • B. Process and Modalities for the Evaluation

  • II. Brief Overview of STA’s TA Program to China

  • III. TA Evaluation by Each Recipient Agency and by Users

    • A. The People’s Bank of China

    • B. The China Banking Regulatory Commission

    • C. The National Bureau of Statistics

    • D. The Ministry of Finance

    • E. The State Administration of Foreign Exchange

    • F. Views from Users

  • IV. Common Findings: Positive Factors and Risks to the TA Program

  • V. Conclusions and Recommendations

  • Text Table

  • STA Capacity Building: TA and Training Activities (FY1995–2009)

  • Appendices

  • I. List of Officials Met by the Mission

  • II. Technical Assistance and Training Missions Delivered During 2003–2008

  • III. Responses to Questionnaires

Abbreviations

APD

Asia and Pacific Department

BOP

Balance of Payments

BPM5

Balance of Payments Manual, fifth Edition

BPM6

Balance of Payments Manual, sixth Edition

CBRC

China Banking Regulatory Commission

CCE

Coordinated compilation exercise

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CTP

Joint China-IMF Training Program in Dalian

FSIs

Financial Soundness Indicators

GDDS

General Data Dissemination System

GFS

Government finance statistics

IFS

International Financial Statistics

IIP

International Investment Position

IMF

International Monetary Fund

JVI

Joint Vienna Institute

MOF

Ministry of Finance

NBS

National Bureau of Statistics

PBC

People’s Bank of China

SAFE

State Administration of Foreign Exchange

SDDS

Special Data Dissemination Standard

SRFs

Standardized Reporting Forms

STA

Statistics Department of the IMF

STI

IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute

TA

Technical assistance

Report on the Technical Assistance Evaluation Mission to the People's Republic of China
Author: International Monetary Fund