Monetary and Financial Statistics Collected and Compiled by the ESCB

This one-week course is designed to assist officials in the compilation of monetary and financial statistics. The course covers the following issues:  

  • An overview of the monetary and financial statistics collected and compiled by the European System of Central Banks (ESCB)—legal background, types of statistics, cooperation between national central banks (NCBs) and the European Central Bank (ECB)
  • An overview of the concept of sector classification according to the European System of National Accounts
  • In-depth presentations on methodology, underlying (granular) data model and data collection issues for Monetary Financial Institutions (e.g., balance sheet items statistics, minimum reserve statistics, MFI interest rate statistics, AnaCredit) on other financial intermediaries (e.g. investment funds statistics, insurance corporations and pension funds statistics)
  • Methodology and data compilation issues for establishing statistics on financial accounts, including requests for monetary union financial accounts
  • Data quality and data transmission requirements for the exchange of statistical information between NCBs and the ECB
  • Publication of statistical data