1. The dissemination and publication of the Fund’s CD information needs to adapt to a changing landscape . Significant time has passed since management set forth the framework of the current disseminationpolicy in the 2008 framework paper and established the disseminationpolicy in the Operational Guidelines (“current policy”). 1 The scale, scope, and nature of CD have since evolved. The Fund is now delivering more CD ( Figure 1 ), through new delivery modalities, and producing greater and more diverse types of CD information products. The
At the request of the National Statistics and Census Institute (INDEC), a technical assistance mission on external sector statistics (ESS) visited Buenos Aires during April 17–28, 2017. This was a follow up to the November 2016 mission that evaluated the ESS methodology, information sources, and dissemination policy and made recommendations to improve quality, adapt the production of ESS to the methodology provided by the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, Sixth Edition (BPM6), and support the quarterly compilation and dissemination of the International Investment Position (IIP) in accordance with the Special Data Dissemination Standards (SDDS). The mission reviewed the implementation status of the tasks identified in the action plan prepared by the November 2016 mission; assisted compilers in preparing quarterly ESS in accordance with BPM6 guidelines for the next quarterly publication; and provided practical advice on the methodology to be used.