The current account posted a deficit of EUR 0.4 bn in October. This is considerably less than a year previously, when the current account was enhanced by a large ship order. Since the beginning of 2011 (January –October), the current account accrued a deficit of EUR 1.3 bn. This is compared to the corresponding period a year earlier, when it recorded a surplus of EUR 2.1 bn.
Investment was inward on net, in the amount of EUR 1.7 bn.
The international investment position was a positive EUR 29 bn.
Finland's net international investment position excluding equity items was a negative, in the amount of EUR 42 bn.
Finland's balance of payments
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The next balance of payments bulletin will be published at 10.00 am on 13 January 2012.
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