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Subjects > Balance of Payments > India

Country: INDIA
Subject: Balance of Payments BPM6


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Contact person/organisation
OECD Statistics Directorate: stat.contact@oecd.org

Direct source
Reserve Bank of India (via IMF).

Key statistical concept
The IMF's Special Data Dissemination Standard metadata for India's BOP compilation can be found here: http://dsbb.imf.org/Pages/SDDS/home.aspx

Seasonal adjustment
Current account time series are seasonally adjusted by OECD using the X13-ARIMA method. The procedure is indirect, that is the component credits and debits series are adjusted individually and the totals and balances are then derived by summing the components. The procedure also uses an option which ensures that the seasonally adjusted quarterly figures sum to the corresponding unadjusted annual data.