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International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity Guidelines For A Data Template

VersionFirst edition
Valid from2001 ( In the process of being revised)
Previous versionsOperational Guidelines designed to assist countries in the preparation of template data were issued in October 1999.
DescriptionThe data template establishes standards for the provision of information to the public on the amount and composition of official reserve assets, other foreign currency assets held by the monetary authorities and the central government, short-term foreign currency obligations, and related activities (such as financial derivatives positions and guarantees extended by the government for quasi-official and private sector borrowing) of the monetary authorities and the central government that can lead to drains on reserves and other foreign currency assets.
Maintenance organization European Central Bank (ECB), International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Statistical domains 2.6 International trade and balance of payments
Type of standardConcepts and Definitions
Languages English
Information last updated27/10/11