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Internal Evaluation of External Sector Statistics Capacity Development in Select African Countries

Rodolfo Maino, Theodore Bikoi, Marcelo Dinenzon, Dilek Goncalves and Nelnan Fidèle Koumtingué

No 2023/009, IMF Technical Notes and Manuals from International Monetary Fund

Abstract: This technical note provides an assessment of how external sector statistics capacity development has improved the availability of balance of payments and international investment position data in select countries of sub-Saharan Africa over the period FY2015–22. All countries assessed have made strides to sustain the benefits of capacity development despite continuing challenges.

Keywords: external sector statistics; capacity development; OECD Development Assistance Committee criteria; balance of payments and international investment position; IMF country team; IMF surveillance; ESS CD essential; IMF capacity development; evaluation team; IMF Library; Balance of payments statistics; International investment position; Data collection; Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS); Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 25
Date: 2023-12-18
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