International Family of Classifications


Coding System for Balance of Payments and International Investment Position (CSBPIIP)


Basic Bibliographic Information

Status:
Operational
Type:
To Be Determined
Citation:
Balance of payments and international investment position compilation guide. Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2014, Appendix 7.
ISBN:
8-1-48431-275-9
Website:
Custodian:
International Monetary Fund
Available Formats:
Print, PDF, ePub, Mobi
Year Adopted:
2012
Year Published:
2012
Available Languages (besides English):
Français, Español, العربية Details...
Français
System de codification pour la balance des paiements et la positions extérieure globale (SCBPPEG)
Español
Sistema de codificación para balanza de pagos y posición de inversión internacional (SCBPPII)
العربية
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Availability:
Fully available in all of the languages above

Purpose of the Classification

Statistical Domains:
2.2 Economic accounts, 2.6 International trade and balance of payments
Purpose:
Compilation and dissemination of of balance of payments and international investment position
Main Applications:
Compilation of balance of payments and international investment position
Main Users:
Macroeconomic statistics compilers, policymakers, media, researchers, general public

Methodology

Scope:
For balance of payments and international investment position, the classification covers all the standard components, and selected supplementary information components, the accounting unit associated with the measurement of value for the concept, resident sector associated with the concept, and the length of maturity for the concept wheer applicable.
Concept Being Classified:
national accounts
Statistical Units:
Transactions and positions
Main Principles:
Dimensional data model

Classification Structure

Definition of Structure:
Level:
Level Name:
Code Format:
Number of Items:
Level 1
Aggregate
two-digit
22 items
Level 2
BOP item
four-digit
391 items
Level 3
Accounting Entry
one-digit
6 items
Level 4
Resident Sector
one-digit
7 items
Level 5
Maturity
one-digit
7 items
Criteria for Definition of Levels:
Balance of payments/international investment position standard structure

Revision Information

Chronology of revisions/versions of the classification:
Year Adopted:
Title or Version Number:
Website:
Official Adopting Entity:
International Monetary Fund
Coordinating Entity:
International Monetary Fund
Reason for Latest Revision:
Adoption of the new edition of the Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6)
Major Changes:
Closer alignment to 2008 SNA
Corrections:
BPM6 identifies key changes from the previous manual (BPM5), including on classifications.

Supporting Documents

Coding Index Available:
No
Training Materials and Other Documents:
N/A

Contact Information

Agency / Office:
International Monetary Fund
Unit:
Balance of Payments Division, Statistics Department
Email:
Website:
Telephone:
+1 202 623 7202
Address:
700 19th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C 20431 U.S.A