In July, the current account posted a surplus of EUR 0.1 billion. The aggregate current account for the previous 12 months posted a deficit of EUR 3,6 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.
Net outflow of EUR 1.0 billion in investment capital.
Net international investment position at end-July
Foreign assets exceeded foreign liabilities by EUR 19 billion.
Net international investment position – excluding equity items – was a negative EUR 66 billion.
Finland's balance of payments
|12 month moving sum, EUR million|
|Errors and omissions||-7,416||-959||867||-17,594|
More information Anne Turkkila tel. +358 10 831 2175, and Maria Huhtaniska-Montiel tel. +358 10 831 2534, email firstname.lastname(at)bof.fi