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    Q4 2018
Millions of Dollars
Line Name Q4 2018 Q3 2018 Q4 2017
Current account
1
Exports of goods and services and income receipts (credits)
944,002 933,850 899,808
2
Exports of goods and services
633,065 628,757 613,547
3
Goods
423,798 414,685 409,821
4
General merchandise
419,522 408,581 405,026
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
34,331 32,331 38,300
6
Industrial supplies and materials
135,517 135,092 123,086
7
Capital goods except automotive
144,984 139,538 139,975
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
37,482 38,301 39,811
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
51,643 49,401 49,482
10
Other general merchandise
15,565 13,917 14,372
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
64 70 56
12
Nonmonetary gold
4,212 6,034 4,740
13
Services
209,267 214,072 203,726
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
7,899 7,758 7,028
15
Transport
23,096 22,718 22,802
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
48,194 62,533 47,814
17
Insurance services
5,035 5,017 4,755
18
Financial services
29,709 27,716 29,799
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
33,420 31,751 33,862
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
11,517 11,011 11,155
21
Other business services
45,224 40,618 41,942
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,172 4,951 4,570
23
Primary income receipts
273,996 268,284 250,720
24
Investment income
272,380 266,668 249,147
25
Direct investment income
139,950 140,867 137,697
26
Portfolio investment income
106,674 103,216 93,614
27
Other investment income
25,569 22,355 17,754
28
Reserve asset income
187 230 82
29
Compensation of employees
1,616 1,615 1,573
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
36,941 36,809 35,540
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
1,082,402 1,071,841 1,016,001
32
Imports of goods and services
804,990 800,360 762,108
33
Goods
662,862 656,911 623,382
34
General merchandise
660,243 654,440 619,908
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
37,661 35,704 35,685
36
Industrial supplies and materials
139,942 154,180 129,731
37
Capital goods except automotive
178,886 178,405 171,858
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
99,593 91,954 93,342
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
176,134 168,457 165,055
40
Other general merchandise
28,026 25,739 24,238
41
Nonmonetary gold
2,620 2,472 3,473
42
Services
142,128 143,449 138,726
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2,297 2,281 2,064
44
Transport
28,138 26,838 25,833
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
33,351 40,561 31,054
46
Insurance services
9,375 9,546 12,434
47
Financial services
8,303 7,560 8,105
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
13,405 13,365 13,890
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
10,308 10,244 10,391
50
Other business services
31,136 27,259 29,417
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,816 5,796 5,539
52
Primary income payments
213,038 207,961 188,095
53
Investment income
207,371 202,987 182,594
54
Direct investment income
60,352 62,262 56,971
55
Portfolio investment income
118,815 116,746 111,305
56
Other investment income
28,204 23,979 14,317
57
Compensation of employees
5,667 4,974 5,502
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
64,374 63,519 65,797
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
8,856 562 0
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
136,461 88,148 94,006
62
Direct investment assets
60,723 70,206 58,127
63
Equity
62,030 74,144 68,408
64
Debt instruments
-1,307 -3,939 -10,281
65
Portfolio investment assets
-149,565 70,072 88,301
66
Equity and investment fund shares
-65,105 32,245 -39,233
67
Debt securities
-84,460 37,828 127,534
68
Short term
-34,190 21,546 40,467
69
Long term
-50,270 16,282 87,067
70
Other investment assets
223,199 -51,953 -50,883
71
Currency and deposits
143,516 -23,109 4,850
72
Loans
77,718 -27,225 -55,760
74
Trade credit and advances
1,964 -1,618 26
75
Reserve assets
2,105 -177 -1,539
76
Monetary gold
0 0 0
77
Special drawing rights
47 43 26
78
Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund
2,049 -288 -1,535
79
Other reserve assets
9 68 -29
80
Currency and deposits
0 0 0
81
Securities
9 68 -29
82
Financial derivatives
0 0 0
83
Other claims
0 0 0
84
Net U.S. incurrence of liabilities excluding financial derivatives (net increase in liabilities / financial inflow (+))
315,603 106,163 155,321
85
Direct investment liabilities
83,562 107,743 34,407
86
Equity
94,987 117,779 60,477
87
Debt instruments
-11,425 -10,035 -26,070
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
-12,853 10,760 81,626
89
Equity and investment fund shares
88,160 -95,528 -3,377
90
Debt securities
-101,013 106,287 85,003
91
Short term
13,079 -53,098 25,215
92
Long term
-114,093 159,386 59,788
93
Other investment liabilities
244,895 -12,340 39,288
94
Currency and deposits
104,582 -7,034 61,423
95
Loans
141,815 -7,584 -23,436
97
Trade credit and advances
-1,502 2,278 1,302
98
Special drawing rights allocations
0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
-20,061 -12,255 777
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
-69,659 107,161 55,695
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
-138,400 -137,991 -116,193
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
-171,926 -171,603 -148,561
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
-239,064 -242,226 -213,561
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
67,139 70,623 65,000
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
60,959 60,322 62,625
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
-27,433 -26,710 -30,257
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
8,856 559 -40
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
-129,544 -137,432 -116,233
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
-199,203 -30,270 -60,538
   

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