Project LinkageX: the SDMX toolkit

Project 'LinkageX' is the Swiss Army knife for SDMX. Aimed at data scientists and developers, LinkageX simplifies the use of SDMX data and metadata, enabling seamless integration and full utilisation of the SDMX metamodel. This powerful Python-based toolkit streamlines SDMX-related workflows, enhancing data synchronisation and harmonisation efficiency and effectiveness.

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Governance and contribution

All applications in Project LinkageX are managed by the BIS. Prioritisation of further development is performed through GitHub and decided among the lead maintainers, following community feedback.


All Applications (libraries or tools) in Project LinkageX are published under the Apache 2.0 licence.

Under this licence, provided the following conditions are met:

  • The following copyright and proprietary notice must accompany the Application:
    Copyright 2024, Bank for International Settlements. All right reserved.
  • The Application must be accompanied by a copy of this Licence, the terms of which cannot be altered or restricted.
  • The Application must include a prominent notice that the Application is publicly available free of charge, with information on how and where to obtain the Application.
  • Neither the name, trademarks, service marks or logos of the Licensor or of any contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from or associated with the Application without specific prior permission. Reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembly is expressly prohibited.

Under this licence, provided the above conditions are met, users can freely:

  • Use the Application.
  • Redistribute the Application.