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Balance of International Payments

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Tables 19 and 20 set out the annual Balance of International Payments (BOP) estimates. Retrospective estimates of the main balance of payments flows for the current account for the years 2015-2020 are included in Table 19 which are consistent with the Balance of Payments related elements set out in Table 5 and also the results in Table 1.3 of the Q1 2021 International Accounts publication, published on a BPM6 (sixth edition of the IMF Balance of Payments Manual) basis in July 2021.

It is not possible to give comparable estimates for the components of the financial account (i.e. Table 20) for years earlier than 1998 as a new series was introduced in respect of that year onwards incorporating the activities of the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).

Show Table: Table 19 Balance of International Payments: Current Account

Show Table: Table 20 Balance of International Payments: Capital and Financial Account and Net Errors and Omissions


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