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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 3,701,694 3,433,239 3,433,239
2
Exports of goods and services
2018 2,500,756 2,351,072 2,351,072
3
Goods
2018 1,672,331 1,553,383 1,553,383
4
General merchandise
2018 1,650,108 1,531,639 1,531,639
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
2018 133,253 132,744 132,744
6
Industrial supplies and materials
2018 531,768 456,188 456,188
7
Capital goods except automotive
2018 562,273 533,574 533,574
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
2018 158,597 157,641 157,641
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
2018 205,378 197,134 197,134
10
Other general merchandise
2018 58,840 54,358 54,358
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
2018 277 200 200
12
Nonmonetary gold
2018 21,945 21,544 21,544
13
Services
2018 828,425 797,690 797,690
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2018 30,041 26,430 26,430
15
Transport
2018 92,304 88,598 88,598
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
2018 214,469 210,747 210,747
17
Insurance services
2018 19,164 18,047 18,047
18
Financial services
2018 113,043 109,642 109,642
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
2018 130,451 128,364 128,364
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
2018 43,959 42,219 42,219
21
Other business services
2018 164,790 154,313 154,313
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
2018 20,202 19,329 19,329
23
Primary income receipts
2018 1,060,362 928,118 928,118
24
Investment income
2018 1,053,931 921,816 921,816
25
Direct investment income
2018 551,815 504,404 504,404
26
Portfolio investment income
2018 411,334 354,406 354,406
27
Other investment income
2018 90,150 62,620 62,620
28
Reserve asset income
2018 632 385 385
29
Compensation of employees
2018 6,431 6,302 6,302
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
2018 140,576 154,049 154,049
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
2018 4,190,166 3,882,380 3,882,380
32
Imports of goods and services
2018 3,122,862 2,903,349 2,903,349
33
Goods
2018 2,563,651 2,360,878 2,360,878
34
General merchandise
2018 2,553,073 2,348,675 2,348,675
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
2018 148,431 138,810 138,810
36
Industrial supplies and materials
2018 583,426 511,561 511,561
37
Capital goods except automotive
2018 696,582 643,620 643,620
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
2018 373,197 359,849 359,849
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
2018 650,217 603,922 603,922
40
Other general merchandise
2018 101,220 90,913 90,913
41
Nonmonetary gold
2018 10,578 12,203 12,203
42
Services
2018 559,211 542,471 542,471
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2018 8,721 8,337 8,337
44
Transport
2018 108,305 101,744 101,744
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
2018 144,156 135,024 135,024
46
Insurance services
2018 38,228 50,665 50,665
47
Financial services
2018 30,790 28,931 28,931
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
2018 53,751 51,284 51,284
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
2018 40,417 40,054 40,054
50
Other business services
2018 111,865 104,385 104,385
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
2018 22,978 22,047 22,047
52
Primary income payments
2018 816,066 706,386 706,386
53
Investment income
2018 795,820 686,699 686,699
54
Direct investment income
2018 237,890 205,976 205,976
55
Portfolio investment income
2018 467,424 432,510 432,510
56
Other investment income
2018 90,506 48,213 48,213
57
Compensation of employees
2018 20,246 19,687 19,687
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
2018 251,237 272,645 272,645
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
2018 9,418 24,788 24,788
60
Capital transfer payments and other debits
2018 10 42 42
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
2018 301,618 1,182,749 1,182,749
62
Direct investment assets
2018 -50,633 379,222 379,222
63
Equity
2018 -58,540 352,504 352,504
64
Debt instruments
2018 7,907 26,718 26,718
65
Portfolio investment assets
2018 210,330 586,695 586,695
66
Equity and investment fund shares
2018 97,180 166,827 166,827
67
Debt securities
2018 113,150 419,868 419,868
68
Short term
2018 17,596 193,855 193,855
69
Long term
2018 95,554 226,013 226,013
70
Other investment assets
2018 136,932 218,522 218,522
71
Currency and deposits
2018 151,834 171,952 171,952
72
Loans
2018 -15,727 40,862 40,862
74
Trade credit and advances
2018 825 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 800,913 1,537,683 1,537,683
85
Direct investment liabilities
2018 267,081 354,829 354,829
86
Equity
2018 332,207 308,406 308,406
87
Debt instruments
2018 -65,126 46,423 46,423
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
2018 320,006 799,182 799,182
89
Equity and investment fund shares
2018 147,236 155,680 155,680
90
Debt securities
2018 172,769 643,503 643,503
91
Short term
2018 28,772 15,851 15,851
92
Long term
2018 143,997 627,652 627,652
93
Other investment liabilities
2018 213,826 383,671 383,671
94
Currency and deposits
2018 29,587 217,427 217,427
95
Loans
2018 169,734 150,834 150,834
97
Trade credit and advances
2018 14,505 15,410 15,410
98
Special drawing rights allocations
2018 0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
2018 -20,261 23,074 23,074
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
2018 -40,492 92,536 92,536
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
2018 -488,472 -449,142 -449,142
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
2018 -622,106 -552,277 -552,277
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
2018 -891,320 -807,495 -807,495
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
2018 269,214 255,219 255,219
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
2018 244,295 221,731 221,731
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
2018 -110,661 -118,597 -118,597
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
2018 9,409 24,746 24,746
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
2018 -479,064 -424,395 -424,395
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
2018 -519,556 -331,860 -331,860
   

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