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CROSS-BORDER POSITIONS

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Definition:
Cross-border positions are asset and liability positions vis-à-vis banks and non-banks located in a country other than the country of residence of the reporting bank. Also referred to as external positions.

Source Publication:
External Debt: Definition, Statistical Coverage and Methodology, A Report by an International Working Group on External Debt Statistics of the World Bank, IMF, BIS, OECD, OECD, Paris, 1988, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - Balance of payments

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 05, 2001