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
January 2015
(revised)
February 2015
February 2014 February 2015
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 (-).
CURRENT
ACCOUNT
192.0 3,278.9 3,086.9 231.8 3,332.3 3,100.5 8.3 257.1 248.7 13.8 263.9 250.1
Goods 219.8 1,927.1 1,707.3 255.2 1,953.2 1,698.0 10.9 148.4 137.5 25.2 157.7 132.5
Services 67.8 650.1 582.3 67.0 694.4 627.4 2.8 54.5 51.7 1.8 51.3 49.4
Primary income 46.9 611.7 564.8 50.0 589.3 539.3 9.4 46.4 37.0 10.3 46.9 36.6
Secondary income -142.5 89.9 232.4 -140.5 95.3 235.8 -14.8 7.8 22.5 -23.6 8.0 31.6
CAPITAL
ACCOUNT
26.1 43.9 17.8 18.9 34.1 15.3 0.4 2.0 1.6 0.4 1.7 1.3
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL
ACCOUNT1)
412.4 926.9 514.6 309.4 848.8 539.5 -20.3 244.8 265.1 16.9 72.6 55.8
Direct
investment
5.3 587.5 582.2 48.7 165.4 116.8 6.0 13.6 7.7 4.3 34.3 30.0
Equity 4.8 479.7 475.0 -37.2 67.6 104.8 7.9 18.1 10.2 6.9 19.2 12.2
Debt instruments 0.5 107.8 107.3 85.9 97.9 12.0 -1.9 -4.4 -2.5 -2.6 15.1 17.8
Portfolio investment -72.9 201.6 274.5 166.6 462.3 295.7 -32.0 8.3 40.3 8.9 44.8 36.0
Equity -33.4 133.9 167.2 -188.9 112.1 301.0 -47.6 -5.9 41.7 -32.6 0.4 33.0
Debt securities -39.5 67.7 107.3 355.5 350.2 -5.3 15.6 14.2 -1.4 41.5 44.5 3.0
Short-term -14.1 -8.1 6.0 99.6 48.7 -50.9 -18.6 -25.0 -6.4 3.4 0.2 -3.3
Long-term -25.4 75.8 101.2 255.9 301.5 45.6 34.2 39.2 5.0 38.1 44.3 6.3
Memo: Direct and
portfolio investment
-67.7 789.1 856.8 215.3 627.8 412.5 -26.1 21.9 48.0 13.2 79.1 66.0
Financial derivatives 35.8 59.1 5.2 6.4
Other investment 439.6 97.4 -342.2 28.3 155.3 127.0 -0.7 216.5 217.1 -6.9 -17.1 -10.2
Eurosystem 55.3 -24.5 -79.8 19.8 -2.3 -22.1 -47.3 -6.5 40.9 23.0 3.1 -19.9
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) 329.2 48.0 -281.1 50.2 147.0 96.9 63.2 217.8 154.6 -41.6 -32.0 9.6
General government -2.8 -2.3 0.5 13.9 3.4 -10.5 1.8 3.5 1.7 -2.1 -4.9 -2.8
Other sectors 58.0 76.2 18.2 -55.5 7.2 62.7 -18.4 1.6 20.0 13.8 16.6 2.9
Of which: currency and deposits 399.3 29.7 -369.6 15.7 114.3 98.5 -55.4 155.5 210.8 7.6 -7.2 -14.9
Reserve assets 4.6 6.7 1.2 4.2
Errors and omissions 194.3 58.7 -29.1 2.7