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.
Net international investment position at the end of October
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.