International Financial Statistics – (by subscription)
The IMF’s principal statistical publication, International Financial Statistics (IFS) Online, is the standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. For most countries, IFS Online reports balance of payments, international liquidity, money and banking, current data on exchange rates, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts, and population. Updated monthly, the online IFS database contains: • approximately 32,000 time series covering over 200 countries and areas, including all series appearing on the IFS Country Pages • deep time series ranging from 1950s for many IMF member countries • exchange rate series for all IMF member countries, plus selected other areas • selected aggregates of key variables in IFS World Tables. IFS is used throughout the world by governments, academics, and commercial and financial organizations. Online, the information is presented in a user-friendly, easily customized manner, using standard Microsoft Excel spreadsheet formats.
The World Economic Outlook (WEO) presents the IMF staff's analysis and projections of economic developments at the global level, in major country groups (classified by region, stage of development, etc.), and in many individual countries. It focuses on major economic policy issues as well as on the analysis of economic developments and prospects. It is usually prepared twice a year, as documentation for meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, and forms the main instrument of the IMF's global surveillance activities.
World Economic Outlook: IMF – Biannual (Apr & Sept)
Gives estimated GDP at constant market prices in national currency from a given base year.
IMF Balance of Payments Statistics – available online by subscription
The IMF Balance of Payments Statistics contains over 100,000 quarterly and annual time series data. The data include aggregate as well as detailed information in the form of analytical and standard component presentations for countries. Additional documentation is included with descriptions of methodologies, compilation practices, and data sources used by individual member countries in compiling their balance of payments and international investment position statistics. In addition, the BOPS Online service contains data as reported by the balance of payments correspondents to the IMF Statistics Department. The IMF BOPS is updated once a month.
Direction of Trade Statistics – available online by subscription
Common wisdom holds that as countries become more integrated, they are increasingly influenced by each other's economic development. Some economies are even considered engines of global or regional growth. This new DOTS Online service provides data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners. The database includes: o total bilateral and multilateral exports and imports aggregated at national or regional group level o data for the most recent six quarters and the latest year for 169 countries, and ten quarters and five years for the world and area tables. The user interface includes four views for browsing the database: a table view corresponding to the tables contained within the Direction of Trade Statistics Yearbook; an economic concept view that provides access to similar concepts across countries, to the extent that they exist; a cross-country matrix view; and a search mechanism based on the structure of the time series key.
Summary of IMF members’ quota, reserve position, SDR holdings, outstanding credit, recent lending arrangements, projected payments due to the IMF, and monthly historical transactions with the Fund.
Monthly, from mid-1996
(select your country and month)
Government Finance Statistics Yearbook
Government Finance Statistics Yearbook contains statistical data on government financial operations for IMF member countries. Detailed annual data are presented on revenue, expenditure, and financing transactions. All data conform to standards set forth in A Manual on Government Finance Statistics and are comparable from country to country. This publication is not available full text on the web.
Subscription available, US $94.00 pa
IMF reports and publications arranged by country. (select your country)
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Aruba, Kingdom of the Netherlands
- The Bahamas
- Dominican Republic
- Netherlands Antilles
- St Kitts & Nevis
- St Lucia
- St Vincent & the Grenadines
- Trinidad & Tobago
Note: On this site, the term "country" does not in all cases refer to a territorial entity that is a state as understood by international law and practice. As used here, the term also covers some territorial entities that are not states. Dependent territories of member countries are listed alphabetically followed by a description of the constitutional relationships with their member countries.
IMF Regional Reports
(covers Eastern Caribbean Currency Area)