Task Force on International Trade Statistics (TFITS)
In March 2014 at the joint meeting of the Task Force on International Merchandise Trade Statistics (TFIMTS) and the Task Force on Statistics of International Trade in Services (TFSITS), the proposal to merge the task forces was approved. The co-chairs of the merged Task Force on International Trade Statistics (TFITS) are OECD and WTO. The TFITS will meet once a year.
The task force members are: Eurostat, FAO, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, UNIDO, UNSD, UN regional commissions, WCO, WTO.
For further information please visit the TFITS page.
Task Force on Finance Statistics (TFFS)
The Task Force on Finance Statistics (TFFS) sets methodological standards for statistics on external debt, and on public sector debt; promotes data availability on financial stocks, particularly external and public sector debt; encourages internationally accepted statistical practices to enhance data quality; and fosters inter-agency collaboration in statistical capacity building. The current members of the TFFS are the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Commonwealth Secretariat (ComSec), ECB, Eurostat, IMF, OECD, the Paris Club Secretariat, UNCTAD, and the World Bank. It is chaired by the Statistics Department of the IMF.
For further information please visit the TFFS page.