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  Title RA6 - International Reserves of the Eurosystem (BPM6)

  Data source National Central Banks

  Contact email address Statistical Information Request form
  Contact organisation European Central Bank

  Contact organisation unit DGS/ESSA/ETS

  Dataset last update in SDW 2023-03-21 12:00:00
  Catalog Download the series catalogue of the dataset RA6 in CSV format, i.e. full list of series and associated metadata: Excel 2013 (zipped) or the earlier Excel versions.
  Comment Reserve assets statistics have started to be released under a new dataset (RAS). The RAS dataset includes an additional dimension at the end of all series keys to be consistent with the BPS dataset. This dataset (RA6) will still be updated in parallel until mid-March 2023, then it will be discontinued.

  Data presentation - Summary description The dataset contains the official reserve assets of the euro area, as well as individual EU country data. National reserve assets statistics are collected in the context of Guideline ECB/2011/23 of 9 December 2011 (as amended) and both, national data and euro area aggregates, follow the principles and classifications of the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6).

  Data presentation - Detailed description Detailed documentation on the international reserve assets of the Eurosystem can be found on the ECB website 

Template on international reserves and foreign currency liquidity Data Template

  Time period Monthly

  Statistical concepts and definitions For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the RA6 underlying DSD (BOP1_15) maintained by the IMF.
  Adjustment none

  Quality documentation 2021 Quality Report (May 2022)

  Timeliness The data are published on the website on the 15th day of each month with reference to the previous month (see the ECB publications calendar).

  Timeliness - source data 10th calendar day with reference to the previous month

  Dissemination format - other formats Statistics Bulletin, ECB website

  Metadata last update 07/DEC/2022 10:41:53

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