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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
July 2017 August 2017
August 2016 August 2017
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 364.1 3,663.6 3,299.6 341.5 3,825.9 3,484.4 37.1 319.2 282.1 29.6 307.8 278.1
Goods 378.7 2,122.7 1,744.0 341.1 2,225.7 1,884.6 30.1 184.1 154.0 22.5 176.9 154.4
Services 49.2 780.7 731.5 58.3 821.3 763.0 9.8 75.2 65.4 7.3 72.1 64.8
Primary income 68.1 651.8 583.7 87.4 669.1 581.7 9.9 51.9 41.9 10.3 51.1 40.7
Secondary income -131.9 108.4 240.3 -145.2 109.7 255.0 -12.8 8.0 20.8 -10.5 7.7 18.2
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 9.7 41.2 31.5 -18.9 30.3 49.2 0.9 2.4 1.4 0.5 1.8 1.3
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 1) 331.3 1,185.0 853.7 345.7 967.0 621.3 40.7 -20.1 -60.8 41.1 56.9 15.8
Direct investment 48.1 598.9 550.8 104.2 231.9 127.7 8.7 -177.4 -186.1 -6.5 12.7 19.2
Equity 175.2 602.1 426.9 190.3 162.9 -27.4 6.9 -178.5 -185.4 5.4 4.2 -1.1
Debt instruments -127.1 -3.2 123.9 -86.1 69.0 155.2 1.8 1.1 -0.7 -11.9 8.4 20.4
Portfolio investment 535.4 475.8 -59.7 344.6 515.1 170.5 13.8 65.8 52.0 95.2 68.9 -26.3
Equity -140.9 -6.5 134.4 -186.5 146.9 333.3 -38.6 23.3 61.9 3.2 21.8 18.6
Debt securities 676.4 482.2 -194.1 531.0 368.2 -162.9 52.4 42.5 -9.9 92.1 47.1 -45.0
Short-term 16.6 23.7 7.1 -22.4 18.3 40.7 -12.8 -16.5 -3.7 11.8 7.9 -3.9
Long-term 659.8 458.5 -201.2 553.5 349.9 -203.5 65.2 59.0 -6.2 80.3 39.2 -41.0
Memo: Direct and portfolio investment 583.5 1,074.6 491.1 448.8 747.0 298.2 22.5 -111.5 -134.1 88.7 81.6 -7.1
Financial derivatives 48.0 27.3 -5.3 -7.9
Other investment -317.2 45.4 362.6 -131.7 191.3 323.1 28.6 101.9 73.2 -39.1 -16.1 22.9
Eurosystem -53.9 -1.7 52.2 -132.5 2.4 135.0 36.1 -1.0 -37.1 -15.8 -0.5 15.4
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) -219.0 -26.0 193.0 36.3 101.9 65.6 -0.1 115.6 115.7 -13.8 -13.9 -0.1
General government 9.5 10.3 0.7 -4.2 -8.9 -4.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.6 3.3 2.2 -1.1
Other sectors -53.9 62.8 116.7 -31.3 95.9 127.2 -7.7 -12.5 -4.8 -12.8 -4.0 8.8
Of which: currency and deposits -306.9 -58.9 248.0 -159.3 37.9 197.2 -70.6 21.4 92.1 -31.0 -11.8 19.2
Reserve assets 16.9 1.3 -5.2 -0.7
Errors and omissions -42.5 23.1 2.7 11.0

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
July 2017 August 2017
August 2016 August 2017
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 364.1 3,663.6 3,299.6 341.5 3,825.9 3,484.4 37.1 319.2 282.1 29.6 307.8 278.1
Goods 378.7 2,122.7 1,744.0 341.1 2,225.7 1,884.6 30.1 184.1 154.0 22.5 176.9 154.4
Services 49.2 780.7 731.5 58.3 821.3 763.0 9.8 75.2 65.4 7.3 72.1 64.8
Primary income 68.1 651.8 583.7 87.4 669.1 581.7 9.9 51.9 41.9 10.3 51.1 40.7
Secondary income -131.9 108.4 240.3 -145.2 109.7 255.0 -12.8 8.0 20.8 -10.5 7.7 18.2
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 9.7 41.2 31.5 -18.9 30.3 49.2 0.9 2.4 1.4 0.5 1.8 1.3
Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities Net Assets Liabilities
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 1) 331.3 1,185.0 853.7 345.7 967.0 621.3 40.7 -20.1 -60.8 41.1 56.9 15.8
Direct investment 48.1 598.9 550.8 104.2 231.9 127.7 8.7 -177.4 -186.1 -6.5 12.7 19.2
Equity 175.2 602.1 426.9 190.3 162.9 -27.4 6.9 -178.5 -185.4 5.4 4.2 -1.1
Debt instruments -127.1 -3.2 123.9 -86.1 69.0 155.2 1.8 1.1 -0.7 -11.9 8.4 20.4
Portfolio investment 535.4 475.8 -59.7 344.6 515.1 170.5 13.8 65.8 52.0 95.2 68.9 -26.3
Equity -140.9 -6.5 134.4 -186.5 146.9 333.3 -38.6 23.3 61.9 3.2 21.8 18.6
Debt securities 676.4 482.2 -194.1 531.0 368.2 -162.9 52.4 42.5 -9.9 92.1 47.1 -45.0
Short-term 16.6 23.7 7.1 -22.4 18.3 40.7 -12.8 -16.5 -3.7 11.8 7.9 -3.9
Long-term 659.8 458.5 -201.2 553.5 349.9 -203.5 65.2 59.0 -6.2 80.3 39.2 -41.0
Memo: Direct and portfolio investment 583.5 1,074.6 491.1 448.8 747.0 298.2 22.5 -111.5 -134.1 88.7 81.6 -7.1
Financial derivatives 48.0 27.3 -5.3 -7.9
Other investment -317.2 45.4 362.6 -131.7 191.3 323.1 28.6 101.9 73.2 -39.1 -16.1 22.9
Eurosystem -53.9 -1.7 52.2 -132.5 2.4 135.0 36.1 -1.0 -37.1 -15.8 -0.5 15.4
MFIs (excluding the Eurosystem) -219.0 -26.0 193.0 36.3 101.9 65.6 -0.1 115.6 115.7 -13.8 -13.9 -0.1
General government 9.5 10.3 0.7 -4.2 -8.9 -4.7 0.3 -0.2 -0.6 3.3 2.2 -1.1
Other sectors -53.9 62.8 116.7 -31.3 95.9 127.2 -7.7 -12.5 -4.8 -12.8 -4.0 8.8
Of which: currency and deposits -306.9 -58.9 248.0 -159.3 37.9 197.2 -70.6 21.4 92.1 -31.0 -11.8 19.2
Reserve assets 16.9 1.3 -5.2 -0.7
Errors and omissions -42.5 23.1 2.7 11.0