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GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL STATISTICS (GFS)

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French Equivalent: Statistiques de finances publiques (SFP)

Definition:
Government Financial Statistics (GFS) is an accounting framework developed by the International Monetary Fund to provide guidelines for the compilation of fiscal accounts.

Source Publication:
The OECD Economic Outlook: Sources and Methods.

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/eco/outlook/sources-and-methods.htm

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - Government finance and taxation statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 28, 2014