In June, there was a current account surplus of EUR 0.3 billion, approximately the same figure as a year earlier. The aggregate current account for the previous 12 months posted a deficit of EUR 2.4 billion.
1 The data under ‘Goods’ in the balance of payments statistics differ from the National Board of Customs’ foreign trade statistics. Freight and insurance costs, which appear in BOP statistics as services expenditure, are deducted from the National Board of Customs’ cif-based goods imports. Goods produced in ports, including eg fuel, are added to both imports and exports.
There was a net inflow of capital in June, in the amount of EUR 0.6 billion.
The net international investment position at the end of June was positive, in the amount of EUR 25 billion.
The net international investment position excluding equity items was negative, in the amount of EUR 62 billion.
More information Anne Turkkila tel. +358 10 831 2175, and Anni Salo tel. +358 10 831 2480, email firstname.lastname(at)bof.fi
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