Transparency in Central Bank Financial Statement Disclosures

Author/Editor:

Kenneth Sullivan

Publication Date:

November 1, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The IMF’s development of the code of good practices on transparency in monetary and financial policies and introduction of safeguard assessments has increased the importance of the transparency of the disclosures found in central bank financial statements. This study looks at the disclosure requirements for central banks under International Accounting Standards and provides practical guidance for those responsible for preparing central bank financial statements.

Series:

Working Paper No. 00/186

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

November 1, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451859454/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1862000

Format:

Paper

Pages:

132

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