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IMF eLibrary Data

IMF data is available online from January 2015. Series include: Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS), Government Finance Statistics (GFS), International Finance Statistics (IFS) and Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS).

Downloading IMF data

To access IMF data series online from January 2015, please create a personal account on the IMF site. Sign in at the 'My Data' section to retrieve data by clicking on the green ‘More’ button under ‘My Data’ and selecting ‘Downloads’ on the left side. An email notification is also sent when downloaded data are ready.


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January 6, 2015


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