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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 November 2014 (revised) December 2014
December 2013 December 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 214.0 3,244.0 3,030.0 235.5 3,301.9 3,066.4 26.5 269.7 243.2 29.2 287.7 258.5
Goods 214.8 1,916.3 1,701.6 241.6 1,943.3 1,701.7 23.0 163.3 140.3 25.2 158.7 133.5
Services 71.1 641.2 570.1 78.1 686.9 608.7 5.9 56.1 50.2 5.8 63.0 57.2
Primary income 71.6 598.9 527.3 59.7 583.2 523.5 8.1 43.0 34.9 12.4 57.3 44.9
Secondary income -143.4 87.6 231.0 -143.9 88.6 232.5 -10.5 7.2 17.7 -14.2 8.8 22.9
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 21.3 39.0 17.7 20.6 34.7 14.1 2.2 3.4 1.2 2.5 5.2 2.6
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIALACCOUNT1) 450.5 785.0 334.5 347.8 730.9 383.1 79.5 147.9 68.4 23.3 -138.5 -161.8
Direct investment 27.4 508.9 481.6 68.6 50.8 -17.8 28.5 17.0 -11.5 -8.4 -29.8 -21.4
Equity 63.5 484.3 420.8 -5.5 -5.8 -0.3 8.4 14.1 5.7 -7.3 -10.0 -2.8
Debt instruments -36.1 24.6 60.7 74.2 56.6 -17.5 20.1 2.9 -17.2 -1.1 -19.8 -18.6
Portfolio investment 15.2 271.4 256.2 115.2 441.3 326.2 11.4 45.9 34.5 75.6 34.7 -40.9
Equity 15.6 172.9 157.3 -113.0 132.7 245.6 5.5 9.1 3.6 42.1 19.4 -22.7
Debt securities -0.4 98.5 98.9 228.1 308.7 80.5 5.8 36.8 30.9 33.6 15.3 -18.2
Short-term -6.4 6.6 13.0 40.8 73.0 32.2 5.6 -0.9 -6.6 -8.1 13.2 21.3
Long-term 6.0 91.9 85.9 187.3 235.6 48.3 0.2 37.7 37.5 41.7 2.2 -39.5
Memo: Direct and portfolio investment 42.6 780.4 737.8 183.8 492.1 308.3 39.9 62.9 23.0 67.2 4.9 -62.3
Financial derivatives 33.1 43.4 3.4 1.6
Other investment 370.1 -33.2 -403.3 116.1 190.9 74.8 35.4 80.8 45.4 -46.5 -146.0 -99.5
Eurosystem 58.8 -20.0 -78.8 52.5 -6.2 -58.7 -2.0 -1.2 0.9 -5.0 2.9 7.9
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) 254.2 -69.4 -323.7 100.1 130.3 30.3 32.8 69.0 36.2 -44.1 -141.1 -97.0
General government -9.2 -9.6 -0.4 10.3 2.2 -8.1 2.3 6.0 3.6 13.1 -0.7 -13.8
Other sectors 66.2 65.8 -0.4 -46.7 64.6 111.4 2.2 6.9 4.7 -10.5 -7.1 3.4
Of which: currency and deposits - - - 169.9 131.9 -38.0 23.0 60.8 37.8 -26.0 -114.9 -89.0
Reserve assets 4.8 4.5 0.8 1.1
Errors and omissions 215.2 91.7 50.8 -8.4