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exports.org Databases (WEO) Download time series data for February GDP growth.000 time series covering more than 200 countries starting in 1948. Financial Access Survey (FAS) » Global Data Provides annual geographic and demographic data on access to basic consumer financial services worldwide. data for the major economies available from international Financial Soundness Indicators agencies covering the financial. external. More SDR info International Financial Statistics (IFS) Approximately 32. and provides links to data Provides data and detailed in web sites of international and metadata reported on a regular basis by a first batch of member national agencies. more. commodity prices. or annual FSIs for A joint World Bank-IMF dissemination. inflation. Countries may Public Sector Debt Statistics report monthly. 2011 unemployment. government plus public corporations) with quarterly frequency. Fund accounts and the main global and country economic indicators.639222 SDR external debt. The IMF will aim database that presents public over time to expand the list of sector debt statistics (general reporting member countries. This is achieved through the identification and development of appropriate high quality data that are comparable Principal Global Indicators (PGI) across countries and over time collected by means of periodic A website that brings together surveys. quarterly. Breakdowns by level Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) . Data presented in CSV and PDF are aggregated data. 8. payments 1 USD = balances. imports. Data Currency Composition of Official Foreign Exchange Reserves (COFER) End-of-period quarterly data on the currency composition of official foreign exchange reserves. capital flows. Includes exchange rates. governmental. countries for 12 core and 28 encouraged FSIs.Data: Statistical Materials Incidence and » Additional Data Sources Implications Comments Please send your comments about the new Data & Statistics section to: World Economic Outlook webmaster@imf. Online Centralized Database semiannual. and real (FSIs) sectors. 0.

currency. using standard definitions to support cross-country comparisons. provides world and regional tables of balance of payments Government Finance Statistics components and aggregates. debt service profile. Quarterly External Debt Statistics indices of market prices for nonfuel commodities and petroleum. and ten quarters and international agencies five years for the world and area (creditor/market sources) and external debt data available from tables. sources used by individual expense. Survey (CPIS) The CPIS collects information on . the QEDS database (national/debtor sources). and average weekly prices for nonnumber of GDDS economies in fuel commodities and petroleum. and stocks of assets and liabilities of general Coordinated Portfolio Investment government and its subsectors as reported by member countries. and (GFS) descriptions of methodologies. The DOTS yearbook gives seven years of data for about 187 countries. and other Data Template on International presentations that facilitate cross. Provides data on the country and area distribution of countries' exports and imports by their partners. transactions in assets countries.Reserves and Foreign Currency country data analysis. and maturity are provided. Historical data by time series for balance of country and selected topics are payments and international investment position for countries. and liabilities. dollar).of government. Contains detailed annual compilation practices and data statistical data on revenue. Primary Commodity Prices Indices in terms of dollars or sdrs. early 2008). Joint External Debt Hub Database that brings together data The DOTS quarterly covers data for the most recent six quarters on external debt and selected and the latest year for about 156 foreign assets available from countries. type of instrument.S. also available. with additional details on currency composition. Liquidity Re-disseminates IMF member countries' data on international Balance of Payments Statistics reserves and foreign currency (BOPS) liquidity in a common template The BOPS yearbook includes and in a common currency (the annual aggregate and detailed U. (QEDS) actual market prices for non-fuel External debt data reported by SDDS subscribers (extended to a commodities and petroleum.

IMF Financial Statements (Quarterly) Prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards. IMF Financial Data by Country Summary of IMF members' relations with the Fund IMF Financial Data By Topic Disbursements & Repayments Historical data since 1984. including separate data on equity and debt positions. Arrears Amounts due from member countries that are six or more months overdue. Rate of Remuneration. Monitoring of Fund Arrangements Database (MONA) Download comparable data on the economic objectives and outcomes of Fund-supported arrangements since 2002. » IMF Financial Data IMF Financial Transactions (Quarterly) Use of the Fund's quota-based resources to finance operations. Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS) The 2009 CDIS collects comprehensive and harmonized data on foreign direct investment (FDI) positions for end-2009 by economy of direct investor (for inward direct investment) and by economy of investment (for outward direct investment).and shortterm debt securities broken down by the economy of residence of the issuer. SDR Interest Rate. Projected Payments to the IMF Members' currently scheduled payments to the IMF. It also provides a number of breakdowns. SDR Allocations & Holdings Member data on SDRs. the international reserve asset created by the IMF. G-20 Surveillance Notes Notes provided by IMF staff ahead of a series of meetings held by the G-20 deputies and ministers. IMF Credit Outstanding Levels (in SDRs) of IMF credit outstanding since 1984. They provide a summary of global economic prospects at the time of the respective meeting.the stock of cross-border holdings of equities and long. Rate of Charge and Burden Sharing Adjustments updated every Monday SDR Interest Rate Calculation SDR Valuation The SDR currency value is calculated daily and the valuation . Annual Report Financial year ending April 30. Lending Arrangements Similar to a line of credit to support a country's adjustment program.

assistance to member countries. This Guide . dollar.g. are reported (e. The Special Data Dissemination Standard: Guide for Subscribers and Users is available (pdf. General Data Dissemination System (GDDS) Provides recommendations on good practice for the production and dissemination of statistics.g. (not available in full text online) Representative Rates for Selected Currencies Normally quoted as currency Currency units per SDR units per U. New SDR Basket IMF Financial Resources & Liquidity (Monthly) Total IMF resources. in English) provides guidance on the observance of the Standard's various requirements. usable resources. See our Guide for Participants and Users and our assessment of the last ten years of GDDS Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) Established to guide IMF members that have. $ 1.S.IMF Financial Activities Weekly basket is reviewed and adjusted Summary report of financial every five years.48472 = 1 SDR) last five days Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB) Established to guide countries in the provision of their economic and financial data to the public. $ 1. access to international capital markets in the provision of their economic and financial data to the public.00 = 0. SDRs per Currency unit (e.67353 SDR) last five days Current Month Archives Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions The exchange and trade systems of IMF member countries are presented. and the one-year forward commitment capacity (FCC). or that might seek.

and provides a comprehensive analytic Update of the External Debt framework within which the Guide on Issues Emerging from . standards and codes. and objectives of the General Data Dissemination System. Reports on Observance of and to provide practical guidance Standards and Codes (ROSCs) to IMF member countries that Summarize the extent to which are. The Public Sector Debt Statistics – Guide for Compilers and Users Balance of Payments and The Public Sector Debt International Investment Position Statistics-Guide for Compilers Manual (BPM6) and Users (PSDSG) provides comprehensive guidance for the measurement. Statistical Coverage and Methodology. The PSDSG was produced by the IMF Provides comprehensive in conjunction with other guidance for the measurement and presentation of external debt members from the Task Force on statistics. and Spanish) are being prepared and will be available shortly. definitions. External Debt Statistics: Guide analytical use. Russian. and accounting 19) | Русский rules. to describe its operational features. The purpose of made by the IMF Executive this Guide is to explain the nature Board in its reviews of the Standard since 1996. update of the External Debt: Government Finance Statistics Definition. classifications. French. Manuals & Guides » External Sector Statistics Balance of Payments Manual » Government A guide for IMF member countries that regularly report Finance balance of payments data to the IMF. compilation.incorporates updates to the SDDS (January. internationally recognized Additional translations (Arabic.Covers concepts. 2008) . or are considering. countries observe certain participation in the GDDS. ‫ | عربي‬Español Manual | Français | 中文 (章节: 1-14 15. and presentation of for Compilers and Users public sector debt statistics. it can be considered an Finance Statistics (TFFS).

Monetary and Financial Statistics: Compilation Guide . and Russian Producer Price Index (PPI) Manual: measures the rate at which the prices of producer goods and services are changing overtime. definitions. classifications of financial instruments and sectors. Consumer Price Index (CPI) Manual measures the rate at which the prices of consumer goods and services are changing over time. English | Arabic | Chinese | French | Russian | Spanish Government Finance Statistics Discussion Forum (GFS) The GFS Discussion Forum was established to facilitate debate on matters concerning the update of the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001 (GFSM 2001). Data Sources.BPM6 中文 | Spanish Paper discussed and approved at the March 2009 meeting of the Task Force on Finance Statistics (TFFS). » Real Sector Statistics Quarterly National Accounts Manual—Concepts. Export and Import Price Index (XMPI) Manual contains detailed. Public comments on this paper are welcome by endOctober 2009 at the following address: tffs@imf. Also available in Arabic. French. Spanish. and provides a comprehensive analytic framework for monetary and financial planning and policy determination. and accounting rules. comprehensive information and explanations for compiling XMPIs. in particular methodological issues and the practical implications for compiling fiscal data. Practical Guide to Producing » Monetary and Financial Statistics Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual Covers concepts. and Compilation Manual on Fiscal Transparency Drafted to help countries establish or strengthen quarterly Guidance on the implementation national accounts that meet users of the Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency needs. Chinese. and policy determination.org statistics can be summarized and presented in a form appropriate for analysis. planning.

particularly external debt. the first of which was published over fifty years ago. and reliability of balance of payments and international investment position statistics worldwide. . It is the fifth version of the SNA.(Pre-publication Version) Offers detailed guidelines for the Consumer Price Indices: is targeted at developing countries compilation of monetary and focusing on practical solutions to financial statistics. Meetings and Related Statistical Materials Recent Developments and Current Initiatives (2010) Reports on the activities undertaken in support of the mission of the Statistics Department of the IMF. IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics The IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics was established by the IMF’s Executive Board in 1992 to improve the availability. 1993 (1993 SNA). the problems facing compilers of the consumer price index (CPI) in the developing world. consistency. and fosters inter-agency collaboration in statistical capacity building. • Annual Reports • Issues for discussion by the Committee Balance of Payments Statistics Newsletters Information on the work of the Balance of Payments Committee and on statistical developments in balance of payments taking place in particular countries and in international organizations. encourages internationally accepted statistical practices to enhance data quality. Also available in French and Spanish System of National Accounts 2008 (2008 SNA) is an updated version of the System of National Accounts. Task Force on Finance Statistics (TFFS) The TFFS sets methodological standards for statistics on external debt and on public debt. promotes data availability on financial stocks.

Users Conference on the Financial Crisis and Information Gaps The IMF and the FSB hosted a Users Conference during July 89. which deals with debt High-Level Conference on securities issues. The Financial Crisis and Task Force on Harmonization of Information Gaps: Progress Public Sector Accounting Report. • Summary • Conference website The Financial Crisis and Information Gaps: Report to the G-20 Finance Ministers and The Handbook on Securities Central Bank Governors Statistics is the first publication Prepared by the IMF Staff and of its kind to focus exclusively on the FSB Secretariat. 2009 in Washington. was published in Financial Crisis and Information May 2009. have also been invited to contribute to the deliberations of the WGSD. the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). the European Central Bank (ECB). these three institutions on the 2010 Handbook is also available. and Timetables Statistical Capacity Building: Prepared by the IMF Staff and Case Studies and Lessons the FSB Secretariat. Learned The studies focus on countries .C. Selected experts from national central banks. Action Plans. Part 2 of the Gaps Handbook. who have participated actively in various international groups that have identified the need to improve data on securities markets. The members of the WGSD are the IMF (chair). D. April 8-9. the Working Group on Securities Databases (WGSD). The main purpose of the conference was to solicit views of users on which data gaps were most relevant in the build up to the crisis and on proposals for strengthening data collection going forward.Working Group on Securities Databases In July 2007. was reconvened in response to various international initiatives and recommendations to improve information on securities markets. securities statistics. overview of the joint work of Basel. Switzerland. was International Monetary Fund and published in September 2010. originally established in 1999. International experts on financial stability and statistics from primarily G-20 economies and international agencies attended. and the World Bank. An the Financial Stability Board. covering debt Conference co-hosted by the securities holdings. Part 1 of the Handbook.

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