External positions of banks (MFIs)

Contents of the report

Month-end external assets and liabilities of domestic banks, their foreign branches and foreign subsidiaries broken down by country and currency as well as by category, maturity and sector of the respective creditors and debtors. Month-end foreign currency positions vis-à-vis residents (supplementary form FW) of domestic banks.

Parties required to report

Domestic banks (monetary financial institutions)

Formats of submitting reports

  • XMW XML data format (new standard format)

Methods of submitting reports

  • via ExtraNet

Reporting deadline

  • The deadline for reports of domestic banks is the 8th business day after the end of the reporting month, the 15th for foreign branches and the last trading day of a month for foreign subsidiaries.

Disclosure requirements and code lists

  • Published in Special Statistical Publication 1 Banking statistics guidelines and customer classification

Report forms

  • Report forms and reconciliation formulae can be obtained from the Banking statistics forms centre: external position report