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Table 2: Monthly balance of payments of the euro area

(EUR billions; transactions; non−working day and non−seasonally adjusted data)

Cumulated figures for the 12-month period ending September 2014 (revised) October 2014
October 2013 October 2014
Net Credit Debit Net Credit Debit Net Credit Debit Net Credit Debit
Source: ECB.
1) Financial account: increases in assets and liabilities (+) and decreases in assets and liabilities (-).
CURRENTACCOUNT 209.5 3,221.8 3,012.2 249.0 3,280.7 3,031.8 32.9 292.4 259.5 30.6 282.7 252.2
Goods 212.5 1,912.4 1,699.9 225.1 1,926.7 1,701.6 21.4 172.0 150.6 26.3 174.5 148.2
Services 67.7 635.0 567.2 95.4 681.3 585.9 12.8 62.6 49.9 5.8 59.1 53.4
Primary income 72.3 591.0 518.6 68.4 588.3 520.0 6.5 50.7 44.2 6.5 41.8 35.4
Secondary income -143.0 83.5 226.4 -139.8 84.4 224.3 -7.7 7.0 14.8 -8.0 7.3 15.3
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 20.2 38.0 17.8 19.3 36.2 16.8 0.6 1.5 0.9 1.7 2.8 1.0
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIALACCOUNT1) 355.2 847.9 492.7 402.1 702.5 300.3 32.3 57.6 25.3 34.5 -4.5 -39.0
Direct investment 26.9 548.0 521.2 99.3 113.1 13.8 29.9 41.0 11.1 1.8 11.4 9.6
Equity 125.3 491.2 366.0 -49.8 61.9 111.8 17.4 30.0 12.6 -9.5 1.4 11.0
Debt instruments -98.4 56.8 155.2 149.1 51.2 -98.0 12.5 11.0 -1.5 11.3 10.0 -1.3
Portfolio investment 19.3 297.2 277.9 -4.0 388.5 392.5 32.6 51.6 19.0 51.3 16.3 -34.9
Equity 15.5 175.2 159.7 -185.9 118.5 304.4 -14.5 5.1 19.5 -38.3 -11.1 27.2
Debt securities 3.8 122.1 118.3 181.9 270.0 88.1 47.1 46.6 -0.5 89.6 27.4 -62.2
Short-term -52.4 1.0 53.4 123.4 65.1 -58.2 15.1 15.0 -0.1 31.6 5.7 -25.8
Long-term 56.2 121.1 64.9 58.5 204.9 146.4 32.0 31.6 -0.4 58.0 21.7 -36.3
Memo: Direct and portfolio investment 46.1 845.2 799.1 95.3 501.6 406.3 62.6 92.6 30.1 53.0 27.7 -25.3
Financial derivatives 22.5 33.4 6.7 0.2
Other investment 282.5 -24.0 -306.5 270.2 164.2 -106.0 -35.1 -39.9 -4.8 -19.8 -33.5 -13.7
Eurosystem 12.1 -20.3 -32.4 63.8 -10.1 -73.9 6.2 2.7 -3.5 4.0 -3.8 -7.9
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) 188.4 -50.6 -238.9 198.1 105.4 -92.6 -55.1 -37.6 17.5 -5.6 -10.4 -4.8
General government 3.4 -3.1 -6.5 5.9 2.6 -3.3 -1.5 -4.5 -3.0 1.8 0.8 -1.1
Other sectors 78.7 50.0 -28.6 2.4 66.3 63.9 15.2 -0.5 -15.7 -20.1 -20.0 0.1
Of which: currency and deposits - - - 243.6 69.0 -174.6 -100.9 -83.4 17.5 -20.2 -23.6 -3.4
Reserve assets 4.2 3.3 -1.9 1.0
Errors and omissions 125.5 133.8 -1.3 2.2