Payment and Settlement Systems: External Publications
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Publications
MAS is a member of the BIS Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), which serves as a forum for central banks to monitor and analyse developments in domestic, cross-border, and multi-currency payment, settlement and clearing systems.
The CPMI contributes to the strengthening the financial market infrastructure by promoting sound and efficient payment and settlement systems. It has undertaken several initiatives through working groups and specific studies in the field of payment and settlement systems.
CPMI publishes reference works on payment systems in key countries periodically. The objective of these reference works, widely known as Red Books, is to contribute to enhance public understanding and raise awareness of the way payment systems work in different countries. The Red Book Statistics Explorer can be accessed via this . MAS participates in several CPMI working groups relating to payment systems and their publications may be accessed via the .
Executive Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) Publications
Established in 1991, is a co-operative organisation of central banks and monetary authorities in the East Asia and Pacific region. The primary objective of EMEAP is to strengthen the co-operative relationships among its members. MAS is an active member of the EMEAP Working Group on Payment and Settlement Systems.
The "Payment, clearing and settlement systems in Singapore" publication, or EMEAP Red Book, was released in 2011. The Singapore Chapter of the EMEAP Red Book is also separately available. The EMEAP Red Book is an accomplishment of collective study over the past years by the EMEAP Working Group on Payment and Settlement Systems and promotes further understanding of payment and settlement systems in the EMEAP region.