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Important Messages

The Integrated Correspondence System will be unavailable on March 29, 2015 and March 31, 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Washington, D.C. time to perform scheduled maintenance.

Le systme intgr correspondance ne sera pas disponible le 29 Mars, 2015 et le 31 Mars , 2015 10h00-14h00 , heure de Washington , DC, pour effectuer l''entretien prvu.

El Sistema Integrado de Correspondencia no estar disponible el 29 de marzo 2015 y 31 de marzo 2015 10 a.m.-02:00 pm hora de Washington , DC, para realizar tareas de mantenimiento.

What is the Integrated Correspondence System (ICS)?
The Integrated Correspondence System (ICS) is a web-based data reporting system developed by the IMF Statistics Department (STA) for use by country data reporters. The ICS provides data reporters with an efficient method of sending data to the IMF in a secure Internet environment.

What's New
New Security Enhancements in ICS
The International Monetary Fund has implemented new security enhancement to strengthen data security. For that purpose, you will be prompted to change your password upon login after March 29, 2015 when this security enhancement is in effect.

Please ensure your new password complies with following:
  1. The password length should be 8 to 23 characters in length.
  2. Including all three (3) of the following: at least one upper case, one lower case, and one digit.
  3. Must not contain the username.

Please note that the account will be locked after 5 unsuccessful login attempts. In such case, you can wait for 15 minutes or choose to reset your password.

Thank you for using the Integrated Correspondent System. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns at

Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (GFSY) 2014 edition

Starting with the 2014 edition of the Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (GFSY), the IMF  will disseminate government finance statistics (GFS) data based on the framework of the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014). To this end, the IMF has updated the annual GFS questionnaire to conform with the GFSM 2014. The GFS questionnaire for data reporting will be available during the fall of 2014 on the Integrated Correspondence System (ICS) under the Government Finance Statistics header in the Download Reports page.


For reference, the GFSM 2014 and questionnaire are available below:


Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014


Government Finance Statistics Questionnaire 2014 (English)

Government Finance Statistics Questionnaire 2014 (Arabic)

Government Finance Statistics Questionnaire 2014 (Chinese)

Government Finance Statistics Questionnaire 2014 (French)

Government Finance Statistics Questionnaire 2014 (Russian)

Government Finance Statistics Questionnaire 2014 (Spanish)

Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI) -- Basel III update
In response to the introduction of the third installment of the Basel Accords by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the IMF's Statistics Department has updated the Financial Soundness Indicators metadata report form to allow reporters to indicate Basel III as the regulatory framework under which the FSI data are compiled.


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