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    2018
Millions of Dollars
Line Name Period Value Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Current account
1
Exports of goods and services and income receipts (credits)
2018 3,735,684 3,444,824 3,444,824
2
Exports of goods and services
2018 2,501,310 2,352,546 2,352,546
3
Goods
2018 1,674,330 1,553,589 1,553,589
4
General merchandise
2018 1,652,113 1,531,835 1,531,835
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
2018 133,176 132,736 132,736
6
Industrial supplies and materials
2018 534,649 456,223 456,223
7
Capital goods except automotive
2018 563,156 533,485 533,485
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
2018 158,839 157,865 157,865
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
2018 205,471 197,168 197,168
10
Other general merchandise
2018 56,821 54,359 54,359
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
2018 270 210 210
12
Nonmonetary gold
2018 21,947 21,544 21,544
13
Services
2018 826,980 798,957 798,957
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2018 30,968 26,880 26,880
15
Transport
2018 92,852 88,836 88,836
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
2018 214,680 210,655 210,655
17
Insurance services
2018 17,466 18,015 18,015
18
Financial services
2018 112,015 109,203 109,203
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
2018 128,748 126,523 126,523
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
2018 43,196 42,001 42,001
21
Other business services
2018 165,821 157,190 157,190
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
2018 21,235 19,653 19,653
23
Primary income receipts
2018 1,084,183 933,307 933,307
24
Investment income
2018 1,077,515 927,182 927,182
25
Direct investment income
2018 574,464 509,756 509,756
26
Portfolio investment income
2018 411,171 354,464 354,464
27
Other investment income
2018 91,247 62,577 62,577
28
Reserve asset income
2018 632 385 385
29
Compensation of employees
2018 6,668 6,125 6,125
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
2018 150,191 158,970 158,970
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
2018 4,226,662 3,884,470 3,884,470
32
Imports of goods and services
2018 3,128,989 2,902,669 2,902,669
33
Goods
2018 2,561,667 2,358,789 2,358,789
34
General merchandise
2018 2,551,105 2,346,585 2,346,585
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
2018 148,364 138,811 138,811
36
Industrial supplies and materials
2018 583,344 511,359 511,359
37
Capital goods except automotive
2018 695,939 642,887 642,887
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
2018 373,123 359,189 359,189
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
2018 649,096 603,580 603,580
40
Other general merchandise
2018 101,237 90,759 90,759
41
Nonmonetary gold
2018 10,562 12,204 12,204
42
Services
2018 567,322 543,880 543,880
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2018 8,718 8,400 8,400
44
Transport
2018 108,202 101,756 101,756
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
2018 144,463 134,868 134,868
46
Insurance services
2018 42,485 50,599 50,599
47
Financial services
2018 31,298 28,957 28,957
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
2018 56,117 53,440 53,440
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
2018 41,190 39,628 39,628
50
Other business services
2018 111,874 104,185 104,185
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
2018 22,975 22,047 22,047
52
Primary income payments
2018 830,198 707,508 707,508
53
Investment income
2018 810,618 688,524 688,524
54
Direct investment income
2018 244,197 205,798 205,798
55
Portfolio investment income
2018 471,795 433,561 433,561
56
Other investment income
2018 94,626 49,164 49,164
57
Compensation of employees
2018 19,580 18,985 18,985
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
2018 267,475 274,293 274,293
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
2018 3,247 19,154 19,154
60
Capital transfer payments and other debits
2018 12 204 204
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
2018 310,827 1,167,447 1,167,447
62
Direct investment assets
2018 -78,457 384,574 384,574
63
Equity
2018 -151,614 357,856 357,856
64
Debt instruments
2018 73,157 26,718 26,718
65
Portfolio investment assets
2018 334,033 569,376 569,376
66
Equity and investment fund shares
2018 194,087 139,940 139,940
67
Debt securities
2018 139,945 429,437 429,437
68
Short term
2018 16,341 191,686 191,686
69
Long term
2018 123,604 237,751 237,751
70
Other investment assets
2018 50,262 215,187 215,187
71
Currency and deposits
2018 71,792 169,239 169,239
72
Loans
2018 -22,423 40,240 40,240
74
Trade credit and advances
2018 893 5,708 5,708
75
Reserve assets
2018 4,989 -1,690 -1,690
76
Monetary gold
2018 0 0 0
77
Special drawing rights
2018 156 78 78
78
Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund
2018 4,824 -1,812 -1,812
79
Other reserve assets
2018 10 44 44
80
Currency and deposits
. . . .
81
Securities
2018 10 44 44
82
Financial derivatives
2018 0 0 0
83
Other claims
2018 0 0 0
84
Net U.S. incurrence of liabilities excluding financial derivatives (net increase in liabilities / financial inflow (+))
2018 735,583 1,549,024 1,549,024
85
Direct investment liabilities
2018 258,392 354,651 354,651
86
Equity
2018 357,164 308,228 308,228
87
Debt instruments
2018 -98,773 46,423 46,423
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
2018 315,676 792,523 792,523
89
Equity and investment fund shares
2018 142,396 149,633 149,633
90
Debt securities
2018 173,280 642,889 642,889
91
Short term
2018 28,099 13,565 13,565
92
Long term
2018 145,181 629,325 629,325
93
Other investment liabilities
2018 161,515 401,851 401,851
94
Currency and deposits
2018 32,320 217,750 217,750
95
Loans
2018 114,066 168,871 168,871
97
Trade credit and advances
2018 15,129 15,231 15,231
98
Special drawing rights allocations
2018 0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
2018 -20,721 23,998 23,998
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
2018 42,266 63,117 63,117
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
2018 -490,978 -439,646 -439,646
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
2018 -627,679 -550,123 -550,123
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
2018 -887,338 -805,200 -805,200
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
2018 259,659 255,077 255,077
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
2018 253,985 225,799 225,799
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
2018 -117,284 -115,322 -115,322
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
2018 3,235 18,950 18,950
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
2018 -487,743 -420,696 -420,696
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
2018 -445,477 -357,579 -357,579
   

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