Introduction to Methodology for Compilation and Analysis of Monetary and Financial Statistics (E-Learning)


Venue:            Online

Dates: 5 June – 14 July 2017

Duration: 6 weeks


This 6 (six) week introductory course is designed to assist officials responsible for the compilation of monetary and financial statistics in accordance with international best practices. The course material is based on the IMF’s Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and Compilation Guide (MFSMCG) and will focus on issues such as the characteristics and classification of financial instruments, the principle of economic sectorisation and valuation, as well as other accounting issues that are relevant for the compilation of data for the entire financial sector.


To improve participants’ understanding of the methodology for compiling monetary and financial statistics based on the IMF’s MFSMCG.

Course Content

The course will cover, areas including, the framework of financial statistics – sectoral balance sheets, financial corporations reporting and monetary authority accounts. It will also cover the classification of financial instruments, accounting principles, data sources, the balance sheet approach for vulnerability analysis, and the interrelationships with other macroeconomic accounts.

Target Group

This course is highly recommended for junior and middle level staff from Central Banks (or other agencies) responsible for the collection and compilation of monetary and financial statistics.

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