Official Statistics of Finland

Balance of payments and international investment position

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Current account slightly in surplus, capital flowed abroad on net from Finland
15 Nov 2017
The current account showed a surplus of EUR 0.1 billion in September. The value of goods exports in balance of payment terms grew by six per cent from twelve months back. Capital flowed abroad on net from Finland. The data appear from Statistics Finland's statistics on balance of payments and international investment position.

Next release:
15 Dec 2017

Description: The statistics on balance of payments describes the external balance of the national economy from the perspectives of both real and financial economy. The balance of payments covers transactions that are carried out between economic units belonging to the national economy (resident in Finland) and economic units belonging to another country (resident abroad). The international investment position (IIP) statistics describe the foreign asset and liability stocks generated from financial account capital flows. The compilation of the statistics is based on the International Monetary Fund's recommendation BPM6 (Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual).
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Keywords: balance of payments, current account, trade account, goods, services, primary income, secondary income, capital transfers, capital account, financial account, direct investments, foreign direct investments, portfolio investments, securities, trade credits, loans, deposits, financial derivatives, reserve assets, international investment position, globalisation.
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Change: Quarterly and monthly data are published separately
15 Mar 2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Balance of payments and international investment position [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-348X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/mata/index_en.html

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