Publications by year

Central bank payment system information

CPSS Publications

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Africa
America/Caribbean
Asia/Pacific
Middle East/Arab Peninsula
Europe

Countries and regional institutions

Publication (text)

Statistical tables

Link to payment system pages of the relevant institution

Africa

 

 

 

Angola

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

National Bank of Angola
(Payment Systems: Portuguese)

Benin

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Botswana

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

 

Burkina Faso

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Côte d'Ivoire

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Guinea-Bissau

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Kenya

 

 

Central Bank of Kenya
(Cheque Clearing in Kenya)

Lesotho

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

 

Malawi

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

 

Mali

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Mauritius

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

Bank of Mauritius
(Mauritius Automated Clearing & Settlement System - MACSS)

Mozambique

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

 

Namibia

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

 

Niger

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Senegal

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

South Africa

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

South African Reserve Bank
(National Payment System)

Tanzania

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

Bank of Tanzania
(National Payment System (NPS))

Togo

 

 

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
(Payment System integration)

Tunisia

 

 

Central Bank of Tunisia
(Development of electronic money in Tunisia)
(Brochures)

Zambia

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

Bank of Zambia
(National Payments System)
(Clearing Periods for Cheques)

Zimbabwe

"Green Book" country chapter (1999)

 

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe
(Payment Systems)

SADC

"Green Book" (1999)

 

Southern African Development Community
(Payment System Project)

America/Caribbean

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Argentina

"Yellow Book" (2000)
"Libro Amarillo" (2000)

 

 

Brazil

"Yellow Book" (2004)

 

Central Bank of Brazil

Canada

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

Bank of Canada
(Discussion Papers of the Payment Systems Advisory Committee)
(Implementing monetary policy in the Large Value Transfer System environment)
(Guideline Related to Bank of Canada Oversight Activities under the Payment Clearing and Settlement Act)
(Payments, Clearing and Settlements Systems)

Chile

"Yellow Book" (2000)
"Libro Amarillo" (2000)

 

 

Colombia

"Yellow Book" (2001)
"Libro Amarillo" (2001)

 

Bank of the Republic
(Operations: Spanish)

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

"Yellow Book" (2003)
"Libro Amarillo" (2003)

   Bank of Mexico
(LVTS Statistics)
(Payment Systems)

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 (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Washington)
(Federal Reserve's Key Policies for the provision of Financial Services)
(Fedwire)
(Payment System Risk)

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
(Payments Systems)

Venezuela

"Yellow Book" (2002)
"Libro Amarillo" (2002)

   

CEMLA

 

 

Centre for Latin American Monetary Studies
(Payment Systems)

Asia/Pacific

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Australia

"Red Book" (1999)

 

Reserve Bank of Australia
(Payments System)

Azerbaijan "Silver Book" (2006)    
Georgia "Silver Book" (2005)   National Bank of Georgia
(Payment System)

Hong Kong

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

 

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

 

Hong Kong Monetary Authority
(Real Time Gross Settlement System)
(US Dollar Clearing System)

India

 

 

Reserve Bank of India
(Payment Systems in India)
(Electronic Clearing Service)

Japan

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

Bank of Japan
(Payment Systems)

Kazakhstan "Silver Book" (2006)    

Korea

"Red Book" (1997)

EMEAP Red Book Country Chapter (2002)

The Bank of Korea
(Payment System)

New Zealand

 

 

Reserve Bank of New Zealand
(Payment & Clearing Services)

(The policy implications of electronic payments)

Singapore

"Red Book" (2001)
"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

Monetary Authority of Singapore
(Payment and Settlement Systems)

Thailand

 

 

Bank of Thailand
(Payment Systems)

Middle East/Arab Peninsula

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Israel

"Red Book" (2000)

 

Bank of Israel

(Payment and settlement systems in Israel)

Lebanon

"Red Book" (1998)

 

Central Bank of Lebanon
(Exchange & Payment Systems)

Qatar

 

 

Qatar Central Bank
(NAPS)

Saudi Arabia

"Red Book" (1996)

 

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
(National Payment Systems)

Europe

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Armenia

 

 

Central Bank of Armenia
(Payment System)

Austria

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Belarus

"Red Book"(2001)

   

Belgium

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2007)

"Blue Book": see European Union

National Bank of Belgium
(Payment Systems)

Bulgaria

"Blue Book" country chapter (2002)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bulgarian National Bank (Payment Systems)

Croatia

 

 

Croatian National Bank
(The beginning of the operation of the National Clearing System, February 5, 2001)

Cyprus

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Czech Republic

"Red Book" (1997)
"Blue Book" (1999)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Czech National Bank
(Payment Systems)

Denmark

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

National Bank of Denmark
(Payment Systems)
(More about payment systems)
(Report and Accounts 2002 - Payment Systems)

Estonia

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of Estonia
(Payment and Settlement System Performance)

European Union

"Blue Book" (accession countries, 2002)
"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Blue Book" December 2006 (2005 figures)

European Central Bank
(TARGET)

Finland

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of Finland
(Payment systems)
(Securities settlement systems)

(Bank of Finland Discussion Papers)

France

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of France
(Banking & financial info)
(Overseeing safety & efficiency of Payment Systems)

Germany

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter chapter statistics (2009)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Deutsche Bundesbank
(Payment Systems)
(RTGSplus)

Greece

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Hungary

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

National Bank of Hungary
(The Payment Card Business in Hungary (1999))

Ireland

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Italy

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of Italy
(Other publications)

Latvia

"Blue Book"
Chapter 2002

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of Latvia
(Payment and Settlement Systems)

Lithuania

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Luxembourg

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

Central Bank of Luxembourg
(Payment and security settlement systems)

Macedonia

 

 

National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
(Payments Systems in Macedonia)

Malta

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Netherlands

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Netherlands Bank
(Betalingsverkeer) Dutch

Norway

"Red Book" (1995)

 

Central Bank of Norway
(Report on Payment Systems)

Poland

"Blue Book" Chapter 2002 (compressed .zip file)

"Blue Book": see European Union

National Bank of Poland
(Payment system in Poland)

Portugal

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of Portugal
(Payment systems)

Romania

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Russia

 

 

Central Bank of the Russian Federation
(Payments System)

Serbia

"Red Book" (2007)

 

 

Slovakia

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

National Bank of Slovakia
(The Slovak Interbank Payment System)

Slovenia

 

"Blue Book": see European Union

 

Spain

"Blue Book" country chapter 2001 (English)
"Blue Book" country chapter 2001(Spanish)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of Spain
(Payment systems (English)
(Payment systems (Spanish)

Sweden

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2007)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Sveriges Riksbank
(Payment system)

Switzerland

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

Swiss National Bank
(Swiss Interbank Clearing (SIC))

Turkey

"Red Book" (2007)

 

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
(Payment Systems)

Ukraine

 

 

National Bank of Ukraine
(Payment System)

United Kingdom

"Red Book" country chapter (2003)

"Red Book" country chapter statistics (2009)

"Blue Book": see European Union

Bank of England
(Payments System)
(Oversight of Payment Systems)
(Payment Systems -CCBS Handbook)

CPSS

 

"Red Book" (2009)

 

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