The European Committee of Central Balance-Sheet Data Offices (ECCBSO) is an informal body whose members consist of experts either from the Central Balance-Sheet Data Offices belonging to or associated with the National Central Banks (NCB) of the European Community, or from National Statistical Institutes.
The main task of the ECCBSO is to improve the analysis of non-financial corporate enterprises data through the exchange of information and joint studies, on the basis of the work carried out by the national central balance-sheet data offices which collect, store and diffuse descriptive and accounting firm data, and starting from this information, they develop economic and financial research. To know more about ECCBSO, its products and services, click here (Report/ Excel detailed)
The Chairman is elected every three years among the members of the Institutions joining the Committee. The Secretariat is ensured by the body whose representative has been elected as Chairman and lasts during his mandate. The meetings of the ECCBSO take place at least once a year.
The Committee has developed a database named Bank for Accounts of Companies Harmonized (BACH).
The Committee has also created several Working Groups to deal with specific subjects
The chairmanship is held by the Banco de España from November 2010 until November 2013