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Balance of payments for Q I 2016 (preliminary data)



Balance of payments for Q I 2016 (preliminary data)

In Q I 2016, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 104.67 million (down by 26.5 percent compared to January-March 2015), the capital account registered a negative balance of US$ 11.12 million and the financial account recorded a net inflow of US$ 69.88 million. 

Balance of payments of the Republic of Moldova (BPM6) – main aggregates (US$ million)

 

2014

2015

2016

Q I 2016 /

Q I 2015

(%)

Q I

Q I

Q II

Q III

Q IV

Q I

CURRENT ACCOUNT

-150.80

-142.37

-127.58

-118.28

-76.01

-104.67

73.5

Goods and services

-617.17

-471.96

-490.06

-519.26

-462.89

-417.74

88.5

   Goods

-650.43

-499.55

-519.69

-552.13

-516.71

-456.65

91.4

     exports (FOB)

447.80

380.15

386.65

334.05

406.18

304.49

80.1

     imports (FOB)

1,098.23

879.70

906.34

886.18

922.89

761.14

86.5

   Services

33.26

27.59

29.63

32.87

53.82

38.91

141.0

     exports  

258.51

216.80

245.48

252.14

260.39

223.55

103.1

     imports 

225.25

189.21

215.85

219.27

206.57

184.64

97.6

  Primary income

156.17

92.83

68.95

134.39

106.51

80.74

87.0

     inflow, of which:

225.74

182.15

219.89

211.68

198.82

154.49

84.8

       compensation of employees

214.68

172.41

211.63

203.80

191.66

147.82

85.7

       investment income

11.74

10.22

8.77

8.66

8.23

7.62

74.6

     outflow, of which:

69.57

89.32

150.94

77.29

92.31

73.75

82.6

       investment income

52.62

70.97

129.01

56.87

69.70

55.58

78.3

  Secondary income

310.20

236.76

293.53

266.59

280.37

232.33

98.1

     inflow, of which:

341.88

268.16

330.00

304.38

315.40

261.85

97.6

       current international cooperation

54.86

47.65

47.46

44.07

51.90

40.66

85.3

       personal transfers

215.65

168.88

200.89

192.85

191.26

165.53

98.0

     outflow

31.68

31.40

36.47

37.79

35.03

29.52

94.0

CAPITAL ACCOUNT

1.59

-4.63

8.79

10.03

8.64

-11.12

2.4 times

Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-) (current and capital account balance)

-149.21

-147.00

-118.79

-108.25

-67.37

-115.79

78.8

 FINANCIAL ACCOUNT

-194.36

-198.68

-123.54

-80.53

-70.43

-69.88

35.2

   Direct investment

-141.90

-141.84

-77.86

14.42

-60.06

-48.46

34.2

     net acquisition of financial assets

-0.62

3.57

0.42

-1.00

2.63

-3.53

 

     net incurrence of liabilities, of which:

141.28

145.41

78.28

-15.42

62.69

44.93

30.9

       equity and investment fund shares

51.18

62.82

100.36

31.24

39.02

30.79

49.0

       debt instruments

90.10

82.59

-22.08

-46.66

23.67

14.14

17.1

   Portfolio investment

-5.19

-1.55

-2.57

0.59

0.04

-0.17

11.0

     net acquisition of financial assets

-2.00

0.65

-0.90

0.45

-0.10

-0.20

 

     net incurrence of liabilities

3.19

2.20

1.67

-0.14

-0.14

-0.03

-1.4

   Financial derivatives (other than reserves) and employee stock options  – banks, net value

-0.19

-0.07

-0.15

-0.43

0.11

-0.21

3.0 times

   Other investment

49.41

257.54

-51.97

-79.04

-23.85

-5.50

-

     net acquisition of financial assets

109.12

207.27

-58.61

-31.12

-76.08

-25.92

-

        currency and deposits

105.99

215.76

-50.91

-11.30

-64.86

-34.43

-

        loans

-0.03

2.70

-4.57

0.45

0.38

0.52

19.3

        trade credits and advances

3.16

-11.19

-3.13

-20.27

-11.60

7.99

-

     net incurrence of liabilities

59.71

-50.27

-6.64

47.92

-52.23

-20.42

40.6

        currency and deposits

76.74

-42.21

-18.27

-6.99

-52.28

-12.05

28.5

        loans

-1.88

-20.92

-18.89

29.89

20.93

-25.17

120.3

        trade credits and advances

-12.78

13.86

31.27

26.64

-19.78

17.80

128.4

        other accounts payable

-2.37

-1.00

-0.75

-1.62

-1.10

-1.00

100.0

   Reserve assets

-96.49

-312.76

9.01

-16.07

13.33

-15.54

5.0

Net errors and omissions

-45.15

-51.68

-4.75

27.72

-3.06

45.91

-

Supplementary items:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal remittances

396.48

313.58

378.97

364.30

351.71

289.33

92.3

Note:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Money transfers from abroad in favor of individuals via licensed banks, net

314.14

243.70

306.77

294.01

284.88

224.14

92.0

 

Time series are available starting from 1995 for the balance of payments according to BPM5 and from 2009 for the balance of payments according to BPM6:

Balance of payments (BPM6)

Balance of payments

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