Form BA900 – Institutional and maturity breakdown of liabilities and assetsThe purpose of the form BA 900 primarily is-
(a) to obtain selected balance sheet information of banks for economic statistics purposes;
(b) to calculate a range of key financial indicators, including indicators in respect of money supply, credit extension and net foreign assets of the banking system, in accordance with international standards, which indicators-
(i) are used by local and international economists and analysts for analytical purposes;
(ii)are published on a monthly basis on the Reserve Bank Website;
(c) to obtain selected data required for the compilation of flow statistics relating to the monetary and credit aggregates and the flow-of-funds accounts;
(d) to obtain selected data required to analyse flows in respect of mortgage advances, credit card debtors and instalment sale transactions;
(e) to obtain selected data in respect of the scale of banking activity in South Africa.