Payment, clearing and settlement in various countries

The list below provides links to publications on payment, clearing and settlement systems for various countries.

The CPMI periodically publishes reference works on payment, clearing and settlement systems in the CPMI member countries. These reports are widely known as Red Books, and are periodically revised. Since the enlargement of the then CPSS to 24 countries in 2009, the Red Book is now issued in two volumes covering:

  • 10 member countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland) - first published in September 2011
  • The remaining 13 member countries (Belgium, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States) and the euro area. It includes a chapter on international arrangements

Red Book publications from 2011 onwards are entitled "Payment, clearing and settlement systems in...".

Red Book statistics for the CPMI countries are published as a separate volume and are updated annually.

In cooperation with the CPMI, other countries have also published Red Books on their payments and market infrastructures.

Other publications on payment, clearing and settlement systems include:

  • Green Book: reports covering the countries of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). Produced by the SADC Payment System Project Team under the auspices of the SADC Committee of Central Bank Governors and published by the BIS.
  • Yellow Book: reports published under the auspices of CEMLA and the World Bank within the Western Hemisphere Payments and Securities Clearance and Settlement Initiative.
  • Silver Book: reports published under the auspices of the World Bank under the Commonwealth of Independent States Payment and Securities Settlement Initiative.
  • Blue Book: relevant publications by the ECB.

Central bank websites may provide additional or more recent information.

Please send comments or suggestions to cpmi@bis.org.

Africa   |   Americas   |   Asia-Pacific   |   Europe   |   Middle East

 

Africa   (back to the top)

Country / regional institution Publication (text) Statistical tables
Angola Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Benin    
Botswana Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Burkina Faso    
C├┤te d'Ivoire    
Guinea-Bissau    
Kenya    
Lesotho Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Malawi Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Mali    
Mauritius Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Mozambique Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Namibia Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Niger    
Senegal    
South Africa Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Tanzania Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Togo    
Tunisia    
Zambia Green Book country chapter (1999)  
Zimbabwe Green Book country chapter (1999)  
SADC Green Book (1999)  

Americas   (back to the top)

Country / regional institution Publication (text) Statistical tables
Argentina Yellow Book (2000)
Libro Amarillo (2000)
 
Brazil Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
Canada Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
Chile Yellow Book (2000)
Libro Amarillo (2000)
 
Colombia Yellow Book (2001)
Libro Amarillo (2001)
 
Costa Rica Yellow Book (2002)
Libro Amarillo (2002)
 
Dominican Republic Yellow Book (2003)
Libro Amarillo (2003)
 
Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Yellow Book (consultative report, 2004)  
Ecuador Yellow Book (2002)
Libro Amarillo (2002)
 
El Salvador Yellow Book (2000)  
Mexico Red Book country chapter (2011)
Yellow Book (2003)
Libro Amarillo (2003)
Red Book country chapter statistics
Peru Yellow Book (2000)
Libro Amarillo (2000)
Addendum 2002 (Spanish only)
 
Trinidad and Tobago Yellow Book (2000)
Libro Amarillo (2000)
 
United States Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Venezuela Yellow Book (2002)
Libro Amarillo (2002)
 
CEMLA    

Asia-Pacific   (back to the top)

Country / regional institution Publication (text) Statistical tables
Australia Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country statistics chapter
Azerbaijan Silver Book (2006)  
China Red Book country chapter 2012)  
Georgia Silver Book (2005)  
Hong Kong SAR Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
India Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
Japan Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Kazakhstan Silver Book (2006)  
Korea Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
New Zealand    
Singapore Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
Thailand    

Europe   (back to the top)

Country / regional institution Publication (text) Statistical tables
Armenia Silver book (2008)  
Austria   Blue Book: see European Union
Belarus Red Book(2001)
Silver book (2007)
 
Belgium Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
Bulgaria Blue Book country chapter (2002) Blue Book: see European Union
Croatia    
Cyprus   Blue Book: see European Union
Czech Republic Red Book (1997)
Blue Book (1999)
Blue Book: see European Union
Denmark   Blue Book: see European Union
Estonia   Blue Book: see European Union
European Union Blue Book (accession countries, 2002)
Red Book country chapter (2003)
Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book December 2006 (2005 figures)
Finland   Blue Book: see European Union
France Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
Germany Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Bookcountry chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
Greece   Blue Book: see European Union
Hungary   Blue Book: see European Union
Ireland   Blue Book: see European Union
Italy Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
Latvia Blue Book chapter 2002 Blue Book: see European Union
Lithuania   Blue Book: see European Union
Luxembourg   Blue Book: see European Union
Macedonia, FYR Red Book (2013) Red Book statistics (2013)
Malta   Blue Book: see European Union
Netherlands Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
Norway Red Book (1995)  
Poland Blue Book Chapter 2002 (compressed .zip file) Blue Book: see European Union
Portugal   Blue Book: see European Union
Romania   Blue Book: see European Union
Russia Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter  statistics
Serbia Red Book (2007)  
Slovakia   Blue Book: see European Union
Slovenia   Blue Book: see European Union
Spain Blue Book country chapter (2001) Blue Book: see European Union
Sweden Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
Switzerland Red Book country chapter (2011) Red Book country chapter statistics
Turkey Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Ukraine    
United Kingdom Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter statistics
Blue Book: see European Union
CPSS   Red Book country chapter statistics

Middle East   (back to the top)

Country / regional institution Publication (text) Statistical tables
Bahrain Red Book (2017)  
Israel Red Book (2000)  
Lebanon Red Book (1998)  
Qatar    
Saudi Arabia Red Book country chapter (2012) Red Book country chapter  statistics

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