- To assist the Commission and the European Central Bank in drawing up and implementing the multiannual programme of work relating to financial and balance of payments statistics
- To give opinions on the development and co-ordination of these statistics, on Excessive Deficit Procedure issues in the context of the EMU and the Stability and Growth Pact.
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
COUNCIL DECISION of 13 November 2006 establishing a Committee on monetary, financial and balance of payments statistics (2006/856/EC). Article 1: A Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics, hereinafter called ‘the Committee’, is hereby established.