Private cross-border financial flows and stocks have grown to account for an increasingly significant part of overall transactions and positions in many African countries. Direct reporting through enterprise surveys has become a key data source to enable them to be measured accurately. The paper describes a multi-year technical assistance project in The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, and Nigeria, where annual enterprise surveys are now established. To varying degrees, the survey results have been incorporated into the balance of payments and International Investment Position statistics. The case studies may serve as a useful reference for other countries embarking on efforts to establish direct reporting of cross-border financial flows and stocks.... manage- ment software Linked spread sheets, planning data manage- ment software Linked spread sheets Linked spread sheets, ... Application of the Balance of Payments Compilation Guide This section draws on the best practices in data ... from the EDDI project in conducting an annual enterprise survey of cross-border financial flows and stocks is included in the ... 13In conjunction with this, the IMFa#39;s Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey Guide and the Coordinated Directanbsp;...
|Title||:||Direct Reporting of Private Sector Cross-Border Financial Flows and Stocks in Selected African Countries|
|Author||:||Simon Quin, Kenneth Egesa, Howard Murad|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2013-02-27|