According to the Banking Code of the Republic of Belarus the compilation of the Balance of Payments of the Republic of Belarus is one of the main functions of the National Bank. The Balance of Payments ranks among the information resources of national significance. It is compiled according to the methodological recommendations of the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (IMF, 2009) (hereinafter - BPM6) and other relevant IMF editions.
According to BPM6 for 2005–2016:
According to the fifth edition of the Balance of Payments Manual (IMF, 1993) for 2000–2011: