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Table 2: Monthly balance of payments of the euro area

(EUR billions unless otherwise indicated; transactions; non-working day and non-seasonally adjusted data)

Cumulated figures for
the 12-month period ending
August 2016 September 2016
September 2015 September 2016
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 319.7 3,579.8 3,260.1 338.6 3,552.3 3,213.6 22.9 281.0 258.1 29.8 300.0 270.2
Goods 334.1 2,085.1 1,751.0 372.0 2,089.5 1,717.5 23.8 163.8 140.0 29.5 176.5 146.9
Services 63.1 754.5 691.4 56.4 771.1 714.7 4.5 65.4 60.9 7.3 67.0 59.7
Primary income 57.7 639.0 581.3 40.8 591.2 550.5 6.6 44.5 38.0 3.6 48.0 44.4
Secondary income -135.2 101.2 236.4 -130.5 100.5 231.0 -12.0 7.3 19.3 -10.6 8.5 19.2
CAPITAL ACCOUNT -15.8 43.3 59.0 9.2 41.5 32.2 0.2 1.7 1.5 0.5 2.2 1.7
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 1) 250.5 970.2 719.7 357.1 932.9 575.8 35.7 117.0 81.2 60.6 -48.5 -109.2
Direct investment 236.2 635.7 399.5 112.8 385.5 272.7 46.5 60.6 14.1 7.6 -12.6 -20.2
Equity 149.0 444.6 295.6 169.2 381.1 211.9 41.4 36.5 -5.0 -4.1 -10.7 -6.6
Debt instruments 87.2 191.1 103.9 -56.4 4.4 60.9 5.1 24.1 19.0 11.7 -1.9 -13.6
Portfolio investment 102.6 402.2 299.6 528.8 497.5 -31.3 34.2 38.8 4.7 45.4 44.1 -1.3
Equity -169.1 43.0 212.1 -186.1 10.3 196.4 6.9 6.3 -0.6 -21.1 3.1 24.2
Debt securities 271.7 359.3 87.5 714.9 487.2 -227.7 27.2 32.5 5.3 66.5 41.0 -25.5
Short-term 53.1 -1.9 -55.0 6.7 44.2 37.5 2.3 5.0 2.7 -30.7 5.3 36.0
Long-term 218.6 361.1 142.5 708.2 443.0 -265.2 24.9 27.5 2.6 97.2 35.6 -61.5
Memo: Direct and portfolio investment 338.8 1,038.0 699.1 641.6 883.0 241.4 80.7 99.4 18.7 53.0 31.5 -21.6
Financial derivatives 39.9 36.5 -2.2 -2.3
Other investment -137.0 -116.4 20.6 -336.5 -2.1 334.4 -44.6 18.0 62.5 3.1 -84.5 -87.6
Eurosystem -17.2 1.3 18.5 -58.7 2.6 61.4 -8.5 3.7 12.2 -23.8 7.6 31.4
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) -97.0 -132.7 -35.7 -254.2 -58.0 196.2 -20.4 10.9 31.3 1.6 -102.8 -104.4
General government 34.2 -4.3 -38.5 12.1 12.2 0.0 3.6 2.9 -0.7 -1.3 1.1 2.4
Other sectors -57.1 19.2 76.4 -35.6 41.1 76.8 -19.3 0.4 19.7 26.6 9.6 -16.9
Of which: currency and deposits -181.8 -177.3 4.5 -434.5 -151.4 283.1 -55.4 -2.6 52.8 -4.6 -94.2 -89.5
Reserve assets 8.9 15.5 1.8 6.8
Errors and omissions -53.4 9.2 12.6 30.4

Table 2: Monthly balance of payments of the euro area

(EUR billions unless otherwise indicated; transactions; non-working day and non-seasonally adjusted data)

Cumulated figures for
the 12-month period ending
August 2016 September 2016
September 2015 September 2016
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 319.7 3,579.8 3,260.1 338.6 3,552.3 3,213.6 22.9 281.0 258.1 29.8 300.0 270.2
Goods 334.1 2,085.1 1,751.0 372.0 2,089.5 1,717.5 23.8 163.8 140.0 29.5 176.5 146.9
Services 63.1 754.5 691.4 56.4 771.1 714.7 4.5 65.4 60.9 7.3 67.0 59.7
Primary income 57.7 639.0 581.3 40.8 591.2 550.5 6.6 44.5 38.0 3.6 48.0 44.4
Secondary income -135.2 101.2 236.4 -130.5 100.5 231.0 -12.0 7.3 19.3 -10.6 8.5 19.2
CAPITAL ACCOUNT -15.8 43.3 59.0 9.2 41.5 32.2 0.2 1.7 1.5 0.5 2.2 1.7
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 1) 250.5 970.2 719.7 357.1 932.9 575.8 35.7 117.0 81.2 60.6 -48.5 -109.2
Direct investment 236.2 635.7 399.5 112.8 385.5 272.7 46.5 60.6 14.1 7.6 -12.6 -20.2
Equity 149.0 444.6 295.6 169.2 381.1 211.9 41.4 36.5 -5.0 -4.1 -10.7 -6.6
Debt instruments 87.2 191.1 103.9 -56.4 4.4 60.9 5.1 24.1 19.0 11.7 -1.9 -13.6
Portfolio investment 102.6 402.2 299.6 528.8 497.5 -31.3 34.2 38.8 4.7 45.4 44.1 -1.3
Equity -169.1 43.0 212.1 -186.1 10.3 196.4 6.9 6.3 -0.6 -21.1 3.1 24.2
Debt securities 271.7 359.3 87.5 714.9 487.2 -227.7 27.2 32.5 5.3 66.5 41.0 -25.5
Short-term 53.1 -1.9 -55.0 6.7 44.2 37.5 2.3 5.0 2.7 -30.7 5.3 36.0
Long-term 218.6 361.1 142.5 708.2 443.0 -265.2 24.9 27.5 2.6 97.2 35.6 -61.5
Memo: Direct and portfolio investment 338.8 1,038.0 699.1 641.6 883.0 241.4 80.7 99.4 18.7 53.0 31.5 -21.6
Financial derivatives 39.9 36.5 -2.2 -2.3
Other investment -137.0 -116.4 20.6 -336.5 -2.1 334.4 -44.6 18.0 62.5 3.1 -84.5 -87.6
Eurosystem -17.2 1.3 18.5 -58.7 2.6 61.4 -8.5 3.7 12.2 -23.8 7.6 31.4
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) -97.0 -132.7 -35.7 -254.2 -58.0 196.2 -20.4 10.9 31.3 1.6 -102.8 -104.4
General government 34.2 -4.3 -38.5 12.1 12.2 0.0 3.6 2.9 -0.7 -1.3 1.1 2.4
Other sectors -57.1 19.2 76.4 -35.6 41.1 76.8 -19.3 0.4 19.7 26.6 9.6 -16.9
Of which: currency and deposits -181.8 -177.3 4.5 -434.5 -151.4 283.1 -55.4 -2.6 52.8 -4.6 -94.2 -89.5
Reserve assets 8.9 15.5 1.8 6.8
Errors and omissions -53.4 9.2 12.6 30.4