Seminar 4: Sectoral Financial Accounts (15-17 May 2017)

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Date and Place: 15 - 17 May, Istanbul
Apply by: 31 March
Event Coordinator: Resul Saltabaş (

Description: As an important tool for analyzing financial flows between domestic sectors and with the rest of the world, sectoral financial accounts provide a way of examining the financial effects of economic policy and a map of financial flows to be used to analyze sectoral behavior in times of financial crisis. The seminar offered mainly aims to improve participants' knowledge of statistical methodology underlying the financial accounts, linkages, compilation methods, practical issues and future developments. The seminar will also cover how the CBRT compilers harmonize and bridge national statistics and the requirements of European System of Accounts (ESA). Moreover, organizational issues within the Bank and with other agencies will be discussed. Sessions will be devoted to the work of national compilers of financial accounts at the sector level with particular attention paid to difficult areas and subjects that need to be improved specially for SNA 2008 and ESA 2010.

Main Topics

• Key concepts, definitions and methodology
• Institutional responsibilities, data sources
• Accounts of institutional sectors; theory and practice (Financial and non-financial corporations, government, households, rest of the world)
• Use of financial accounts

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for experts who are responsible for compiling financial accounts. Participants are encouraged to share their country experiences with short presentations in each session on the compilation of financial accounts.

Additional Information!

The İMB will accept online applications from participants who are interested in attending a one-week on-site training to discuss challenging and country specific issues at the CBRT’s Head Office in Ankara after the seminar. The training will be available for a limited number of people among the participants of the Sectoral Financial Accounts seminar. Please contact Resul Saltabaş ( for further details.

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