Balance of payments and international investment position statistics

1. Reports

2017

Eurostat Quality report on balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment (link)


24 May 2016

Commitment by CMFB Member on the use of the FDI Network (link)


April 2016

ECB Euro area balance of payments and international investment position statistics – 2015 quality report (link)


2015

Eurostat Quality report on balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment (link)


April 2014

ECB Euro area balance of payments and international investment position statistics – 2013 quality report (link)


24 February 2014

CMFB Task Force on the quality of the statistics underlying the MIP indicators - final report and annexes (link)


15 July 2004

Task Force on Quality - Report on the quality assessment of balance of payments and international investment position statistics (report; annexes 1,2,4,5; annex 3)


6 April 2003

Working document: "harmonisation of revision practices for b.o.p./i.i.p. statistics" (document; annex 1; annex 2)


15 December 2003

CMFB report on "Should the statistical threshold on cross-border settlements be modified in 2006?" (link)


25 November 2003

Final report of the (BOP) Technical Group Direct Reporting (report; annex B, annex C)


5 July 2001

Common code list for balance of payments collection systems and explanatory notes (code list; explanatory notes)


25 June 1999

Vision paper on BOP (link)


2. CMFB Opinions

12 September 2016

CMFB opinion on re-shaping the connection between business statistics and BOP-IIP (link)


15 June 2016

CMFB opinion on travel and tourism statistics (link)


13 May 2016

CMFB opinion on the principles for re-shaping the connection between business statistics and BoP/IIP (link)


23 March 2010

CMFB opinion on a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism (link)


15 December 2008

CMFB opinion on a Commission implementing Regulation on FATS quality reports (ink)


30 January 2008

CMFB opinion on the proposal for two Commission implementing regulations relating to FATS (ink)


30 January 2001

CMFB opinion on balance of payments statistical threshold for cross-border payments (link)


3. Legislation

  • Regulation (EC) 716/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2007 on Community statistics on the structure and activity of foreign affiliates (link to consolidated text)
  • Guideline of the European Central Bank of 9 December 2011 on the statistical reporting requirements of the European Central Bank in the field of external statistics (recast) (ECB/2011/23) (2012/120/EU) (link to consolidated text)
  • ECB recommendations ECB/2011/24 (link) and ECB/2014/2 (link)
  • Council Regulation (EC) N. 184/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 January 2005 on Community statistics concerning balance of payments, international trade in services and foreign direct investment (link to consolidated text)

4. Procedures and mandates


5. Background


2 April 2015

Letter from the Chairman of the CMFB to the Chairman of the EPC and Chairman of the EFC SCS concerning the revised treatment of EUR banknotes in national bop-iip statistics (link)


Regulation (EC) 924/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on cross-border payments (repealing Regulation (EC) 2560/2001). This Regulation also addresses statistical reporting obligations, including a review clause, for cross-border payments.


2009

Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (Sixth Edition, BMP6) (link)


2008

OECD Benchmark definition of foreign direct investment - Fourth Edition (BD4) (link)


1995

OECD Benchmark definition of foreign direct investment - Third Edition (BD3) (link)


1993

Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (Fifth Edition, BMP5) (link)