Table 2: Monthly balance of payments of the euro area

(EUR billions, unless otherwise indicated; amounts outstanding at the end of the period, flows during the period; non working day and non seasonally adjusted)

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  Cumulated figures for
the 12-month period ending
July 2015
(revised)
August 2015
August 2014 August 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 208.4 3,348.7 3,140.3 301.7 3,505.4 3,203.7 37.9 312.5 274.7 13.7 265.2 251.5
Goods 219.4 1,933.1 1,713.7 309.7 2,056.5 1,746.8 36.0 187.7 151.7 15.2 148.2 133.0
Services 77.4 683.0 605.6 59.4 733.1 673.8 5.7 68.1 62.4 3.8 63.5 59.7
Primary income 51.7 639.6 587.9 69.0 613.4 544.3 4.8 48.7 43.9 3.9 45.4 41.4
Secondary income -140.2 92.9 233.1 -136.5 102.4 238.9 -8.6 8.1 16.7 -9.3 8.1 17.4
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 22.1 40.5 18.4 -15.1 39.3 54.4 1.6 3.2 1.6 2.1 3.2 1.1
         
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 1) 387.1 1,002.1 614.9 253.5 789.2 535.8 45.8 58.1 12.3 3.9 -6.1 -10.1
  Direct investment 78.7 334.4 255.6 98.3 399.8 301.5 30.1 23.0 -7.2 2.9 -0.3 -3.2
   Equity 119.8 317.3 197.5 64.0 256.4 192.4 18.5 15.3 -3.3 -1.1 13.2 14.3
   Debt instruments -41.1 17.0 58.2 34.2 143.4 109.1 11.6 7.7 -3.9 4.0 -13.5 -17.5
  Portfolio investment -96.4 377.4 473.8 282.7 427.8 145.1 62.9 -3.2 -66.1 29.7 9.2 -20.6
   Equity -119.5 170.4 289.9 -189.7 35.2 224.9 15.6 -0.7 -16.3 -19.8 -11.2 8.6
   Debt securities 23.1 207.1 184.0 472.4 392.6 -79.8 47.3 -2.5 -49.8 49.6 20.4 -29.2
     Short-term 50.4 56.7 6.3 111.0 33.2 -77.8 0.0 -8.7 -8.8 7.5 2.3 -5.2
     Long-term -27.3 150.4 177.7 361.4 359.3 -2.0 47.3 6.2 -41.0 42.0 18.1 -24.0
   Memo: Direct and portfolio investment -17.7 711.8 729.5 381.0 827.6 446.6 93.0 19.8 -73.3 32.6 8.9 -23.8
  Financial derivatives 28.6     53.2     10.5     -7.2    
  Other investment 371.2 256.7 -114.5 -179.3 -90.1 89.2 -50.8 34.8 85.6 -22.9 -9.2 13.7
   Eurosystem 67.4 -9.7 -77.0 2.8 0.7 -2.1 -8.1 -2.3 5.8 5.3 0.8 -4.5
   MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) 281.8 169.3 -112.5 -172.5 -72.0 100.5 -35.4 35.8 71.2 -19.3 7.1 26.4
   General government 5.9 8.1 2.2 32.5 -10.3 -42.8 -2.4 0.1 2.5 6.7 -0.3 -7.0
   Other sectors 16.2 88.9 72.8 -42.1 -8.5 33.6 -4.9 1.2 6.1 -15.7 -16.8 -1.2
     Of which: currency and deposits 442.8 254.7 -188.1 -302.5 -147.1 155.4 -48.4 37.9 86.3 -32.3 3.7 36.1
  Reserve assets   5.0     -1.5     -7.0     1.4  
Errors and omissions 156.6 -33.1 6.3 -11.8
  Cumulated figures for
the 12-month period ending
July 2015
(revised)
August 2015
August 2014 August 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 208.4 3,348.7 3,140.3 301.7 3,505.4 3,203.7 37.9 312.5 274.7 13.7 265.2 251.5
Goods 219.4 1,933.1 1,713.7 309.7 2,056.5 1,746.8 36.0 187.7 151.7 15.2 148.2 133.0
Services 77.4 683.0 605.6 59.4 733.1 673.8 5.7 68.1 62.4 3.8 63.5 59.7
Primary income 51.7 639.6 587.9 69.0 613.4 544.3 4.8 48.7 43.9 3.9 45.4 41.4
Secondary income -140.2 92.9 233.1 -136.5 102.4 238.9 -8.6 8.1 16.7 -9.3 8.1 17.4
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 22.1 40.5 18.4 -15.1 39.3 54.4 1.6 3.2 1.6 2.1 3.2 1.1
         
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 1) 387.1 1,002.1 614.9 253.5 789.2 535.8 45.8 58.1 12.3 3.9 -6.1 -10.1
  Direct investment 78.7 334.4 255.6 98.3 399.8 301.5 30.1 23.0 -7.2 2.9 -0.3 -3.2
   Equity 119.8 317.3 197.5 64.0 256.4 192.4 18.5 15.3 -3.3 -1.1 13.2 14.3
   Debt instruments -41.1 17.0 58.2 34.2 143.4 109.1 11.6 7.7 -3.9 4.0 -13.5 -17.5
  Portfolio investment -96.4 377.4 473.8 282.7 427.8 145.1 62.9 -3.2 -66.1 29.7 9.2 -20.6
   Equity -119.5 170.4 289.9 -189.7 35.2 224.9 15.6 -0.7 -16.3 -19.8 -11.2 8.6
   Debt securities 23.1 207.1 184.0 472.4 392.6 -79.8 47.3 -2.5 -49.8 49.6 20.4 -29.2
     Short-term 50.4 56.7 6.3 111.0 33.2 -77.8 0.0 -8.7 -8.8 7.5 2.3 -5.2
     Long-term -27.3 150.4 177.7 361.4 359.3 -2.0 47.3 6.2 -41.0 42.0 18.1 -24.0
   Memo: Direct and portfolio investment -17.7 711.8 729.5 381.0 827.6 446.6 93.0 19.8 -73.3 32.6 8.9 -23.8
  Financial derivatives 28.6     53.2     10.5     -7.2    
  Other investment 371.2 256.7 -114.5 -179.3 -90.1 89.2 -50.8 34.8 85.6 -22.9 -9.2 13.7
   Eurosystem 67.4 -9.7 -77.0 2.8 0.7 -2.1 -8.1 -2.3 5.8 5.3 0.8 -4.5
   MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) 281.8 169.3 -112.5 -172.5 -72.0 100.5 -35.4 35.8 71.2 -19.3 7.1 26.4
   General government 5.9 8.1 2.2 32.5 -10.3 -42.8 -2.4 0.1 2.5 6.7 -0.3 -7.0
   Other sectors 16.2 88.9 72.8 -42.1 -8.5 33.6 -4.9 1.2 6.1 -15.7 -16.8 -1.2
     Of which: currency and deposits 442.8 254.7 -188.1 -302.5 -147.1 155.4 -48.4 37.9 86.3 -32.3 3.7 36.1
  Reserve assets   5.0     -1.5     -7.0     1.4  
Errors and omissions 156.6 -33.1 6.3 -11.8