Institutions that are not registered as residents of one country, e.g. the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Regional Development Fund, the European Investment Bank, the European Social Fund, the European Commission, the Bank for International Settlements and the International Monetary Fund.
The definition of the concept is consistent with the European Central Bank publication Money and Banking Statistics Sector Manual. The codes of international institutions are consistent with the Eurostat Balance of Payments Vademecum.