Report on the Measurement of International Capital Flows

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International Monetary Fund, 1992 M06 15 - 147 pages
The Report evaluates statistical practices relating to the measurement of international capital flows. In particular, the principal sources of statistical descrepancies in the component categories of the capital account in the global balance of payments are addressed.
 

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Contents

Executive Summary
1
List of Tables
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Concepts and Methods
16
Direct Investment
23
Portfolio Investment
34
Overview and ShortTerm Marketable Instruments
47
CrossBorder Transactions in ShortTerm Instruments 198788
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Outstanding Debt in the Euronote Market by Country 198789
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Adjustments of Balance of Payments Statements to Include Offshore Banking Activity Net Annual Average Flows 198689
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Total Effect of Adjustments to IBS Data Direct Investment Portfolio Investment and ShortTerm Securities Statistics for Six Offshore Financial Centers...
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Balance of Payments Statement for Offshore Financial Activity of Six Offshore Centers Annual Average Flows 198689
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International Organizations
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Capital Account Transactions of International Organizations 198689
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Balance of Payments Accounts of International Organizations 198689
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Range of Cumulative Capital Flight Estimates for Selected Countries 197684
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Comparison of IBS and Balance of Payments Statistics on External Assets of Nonbanks for Selected Countries and Groups
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Comparison of U S Holdings of Foreign ShortTerm Instruments with Foreign Commerical Paper Issued in the U S Market Yearend 1989
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Nonbank Capital Flows Measured from International Banking Statistics
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Adjustments to Nonbank Other Capital Suggested by International Banking Statistics 198689
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Comparison of IBS and National Balance of Payments Estimates Annual Average Flows 198689 Countries That Use International Banking Statistics
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Average Flows 198689 Countries Not Included in Tables 32 and 33
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Comparisons of IBS and National Balance of Payments Estimates Annual Average Flows 198689 Major Countries with Comparable Balance of Paym...
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Comparisons of IBS and National Balance of Payments Estimates Annual Average Flows 198689 Countries Not in Table 35
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External Debt in Balance of Payments Data and IBRD Debt Statistics
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Drawings Net of Repayments in the Form of LongTerm Credit 13 Countries 198689
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DebtRestructuring Agreements with Brazil and Mexico 198789
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Net Borrowings in the Form of ShortTerm Debt 198689
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Transactions in Official Reserve Assets
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Reserve Transactions by Standard Fund Components 198689
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Foreign Exchange Reserve Transactions Detail Provided to Working Party
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Instrument Detail of Transactions in Foreign Exchange Reserves 198689
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Identified Portions of LCFAR Adjustments to Other Capital 198689
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Offshore Financial Centers
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Summary of Capital Account Adjustments for Activity in Offshore Centers
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CrossBorder Banking Positions for Offshore Financial Centers Yearsend 1985 and 1989
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Example 1
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International Investment Positions and Investment Income
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International Investment Positions Yearend 1988
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Holdings of Securities by Industrial Countries 1988
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Adjustments to Reported Current Account Net Investment Income 198689
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Compiling and Completing the Global Matrix
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Correspondence Between WEO and Statistics Department Categories of Capital Flows
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Contribution of Country Reports and Fund Estimates to Global Balances 198689
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Capital Account Balances and Adjustments for U S S R and Selected Socialist Countries 198689
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Statistical Appendices
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Global Reinvestment of Earnings Discrepancy and Adjustments 198689
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Bilateral Comparisons of Reinvestment of Earnings 198688
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Discrepancy on Global Other Direct Investment Capital Flows and Adjustments 198689
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Bilateral Comparisons of Other Direct Investment Capital Flows 198688
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lntemational Bonds by Type and by Currency of Issue 198689
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Methods Used by Selected Countries to Estimate Bond Positions
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Discrepancy Amounts 198289
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