The CMFB maintains a close relationship with the following bodies:

The close contacts between the CMFB and the ESSC are channeled through the Executive Body of the CMFB and the Partnership Group of the ESSC. ECB DG-S is invited to attend the ESSC meetings, while Eurostat and the CMFB Chairman are invited to attend STC meetings. Contacts with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Bank for International Settlements (BIS), and senior statisticians in the countries seeking membership of the EU, are promoted through participation in CMFB meetings. The CMFB advises on the updating of - and promotes adherence to - international and European statistical standards, in the interests of consistency and efficiency.

The advisory function of the CMFB and its role in promoting co-ordination across institutions are recognised in the


European Commission - Eurostat (link)

European Central Bank - Directorate General Statistics (link)

National central banks (link)

National statistical offices (link)

International organisations (link)