Question ID:
2013_108
Legal Act:
Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (CRR)
Topic:
Supervisory reporting - FINREP (incl. FB&NPE)
Article:
99
Paragraph:
5
COM Delegated or Implementing Acts/RTS/ITS/GLs/Recommendations:
Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 - ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions (as amended)
Article/Paragraph:
Annex III - F06.00, F20.04, F20.05, F20.06, F20.07
Disclose name of institution / entity:
No
Type of submitter:
Credit institution
Subject Matter:
FINREP - reporting by residence of the counterparty - format of the country code
Question:

In which format does the ISO country code (FINREP tables 6, 20.4, 20.5, 20.6, 20.7) need to be reported: Alpha-2 (eg.: BE), Alpha -3 (eg.: BEL) or three-digit numeric (eg.: 056)?

Background on the question:

The format required could have an impact on our IT systems. Depending on the format required, an IT development has to be implemented.

Date of submission:
01/08/2013
Published as Final Q&A:
14/02/2014
Final Answer:

Throughout the reporting templates in the Regulation (EU) No 680/2014 13 ITS on supervisory reporting of institutionsDraft ITS on Supervisory reporting, the ISO code shall be reported on the basis of Alpha-2 (e.g.: BE).

The ISO code 3166-1-alpha-2, which includes pseudo-ISO codes for international organisations as well, is available in the last edition of the Eurostat 's "Balance of Payments Vademecum ": http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/balance_of_payments/documents/7724_14228_2007_EN_3.pdf.

 

*As of 1/8/2014 the content of this answer was modified to reflect the publication of the final ITS on supervisory reporting of institutions in the Official Journal of the European Union. As a result, the references to the ITS were updated and the disclaimer deleted. For reasons of transparency, revisions are highlighted in track changes.

Status:
Final Q&A
Answer prepared by:
Answer prepared by the EBA.
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