External debt statistics : guide for compilers and users /

The guide, prepared by eight international finance organizations participating in the Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics, updates the previous international guidelines on external debt statistics, "External Debt: Definition, Statistical Coverage and Methodology," published in 19...

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Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : International Monetary Fund, 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • 1 Overview
  • PART I: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
  • 2 The Measurement of External Debt: Definition and Core Accounting Principles
  • 3 Identification of Institutional Sectors and Financial Instruments
  • 4 Presentation of the Gross External Debt Position
  • 5 Public and Publicly Guaranteed External Debt
  • 6 Further External Debt Accounting Principles
  • 7 Further Presentation Tables of External Debt
  • Introduction
  • External Debt by Short-Term Remaining Maturity
  • Debt-Service Payment Schedule
  • Foreign Currency and Domestic Currency External Debt
  • Interest Rates and External Debt
  • External Debt by Creditor Sector
  • Net External Debt Position
  • Reconciliation of External Debt Positions and Flows
  • Traded Debt Instruments
  • Cross-Border Trade-Related Credit
  • 8 Debt Reorganization
  • 9 Contingent Liabilities
  • PART II: COMPILATION
  • PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE
  • 10 Overview of Data Compilation
  • -Introduction
  • Coordination Among Official Agencies
  • Resources
  • Legal Backing for Data Collection
  • Collection Techniques at Different Stages of Liberalization
  • Dissemination of External Debt Statistics
  • 11 Government and Public Sector Debt Statistics
  • Introduction
  • How Should Data Be Collected and Compiled by the Debt Office?
  • Basic Details and Terms of the Borrowing
  • How Should Information Be Stored?
  • How Can the Debt Office Validate Data?
  • Appendix: Functions of the Government Debt Office
  • 12 Banks and Other Sectors' External Debt Statistics
  • 13 Traded Securities
  • Introduction
  • General Observations
  • Key Considerations
  • Nonresident Investment in Domestically Issued Securities: Potential Respondents
  • Issues of Securities by Residents in Foreign Markets
  • Information on Securities Involved in Reverse Security Transactions
  • Possible Mismeasurement
  • Periodic Position Surveys
  • Counterpart Information
  • 14 Country Experience
  • Introduction
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • India
  • Israel
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • PART III: USE OF EXTERNAL DEBT STATISTICS
  • 15 Debt Sustainability: Medium-Term Scenarios and Debt Ratios
  • 16 External Debt Analysis: Further Considerations
  • -Introduction
  • Composition of External Debt
  • The Role of Income
  • The Role of Assets
  • Relevance of Financial Derivatives and Repurchase Agreements (Repos)
  • Information on the Creditor
  • PART IV: WORK OF INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES
  • 17 External Debt Statistics from International Agencies
  • Introduction
  • Bank for International Settlements-International Monetary Fund
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • World Bank
  • Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-World Bank Statistics on External Debt
  • 18 External Debt Monitoring Systems
  • Introduction
  • Commonwealth Secretariat's Debt Recording and Management System (CS-DRMS)
  • UNCTAD's Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS)
  • 19 Provision of Technical Assistance in External Debt Statistics
  • -Introduction
  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • European Central Bank
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • World Bank
  • Appendices
  • -I. Specific Financial Instruments and Transactions: Classifications
  • Part 1. Financial Instruments: Description and Classificationin the Gross External Debt Position
  • Part 2. Classification of Specific Transactions
  • II. Reverse Security Transactions
  • III. Glossary of External Debt Terms
  • IV. Relationship Between the National Accounts and the International Investment Position (IIP)
  • V. Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and DebtSustainability Analysis.