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    Q1 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)
Q1 2018 913,358 890,393 834,569
2
Exports of goods and services
Q1 2018 619,243 605,916 576,306
3
Goods
Q1 2018 411,416 401,939 381,138
4
General merchandise
Q1 2018 404,919 397,143 374,911
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
Q1 2018 33,338 32,099 32,685
6
Industrial supplies and materials
Q1 2018 125,403 124,271 109,751
7
Capital goods except automotive
Q1 2018 138,209 137,341 130,366
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
Q1 2018 42,207 39,761 39,755
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
Q1 2018 51,598 49,807 49,250
10
Other general merchandise
Q1 2018 14,163 13,866 13,104
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
Q1 2018 47 56 51
12
Nonmonetary gold
Q1 2018 6,450 4,740 6,176
13
Services
Q1 2018 207,828 203,977 195,168
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
Q1 2018 7,171 6,740 6,903
15
Transport
Q1 2018 23,116 22,696 21,663
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
Q1 2018 53,800 53,429 51,947
17
Insurance services
Q1 2018 4,862 4,755 4,192
18
Financial services
Q1 2018 29,443 28,751 26,111
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
Q1 2018 33,359 32,762 31,115
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
Q1 2018 11,184 10,902 10,241
21
Other business services
Q1 2018 40,144 39,326 38,165
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
Q1 2018 4,748 4,617 4,831
23
Primary income receipts
Q1 2018 258,786 248,940 217,567
24
Investment income
Q1 2018 257,193 247,367 215,984
25
Direct investment income
Q1 2018 137,995 135,929 120,189
26
Portfolio investment income
Q1 2018 98,978 93,614 83,011
27
Other investment income
Q1 2018 20,051 17,741 12,725
28
Reserve asset income
Q1 2018 169 82 59
29
Compensation of employees
Q1 2018 1,593 1,573 1,582
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
Q1 2018 35,329 35,537 40,696
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
Q1 2018 1,037,464 1,006,541 942,278
32
Imports of goods and services
Q1 2018 774,870 753,742 711,265
33
Goods
Q1 2018 631,934 614,317 579,484
34
General merchandise
Q1 2018 629,125 610,844 576,137
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
Q1 2018 37,014 35,551 33,720
36
Industrial supplies and materials
Q1 2018 142,001 133,707 128,569
37
Capital goods except automotive
Q1 2018 170,589 169,186 153,271
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
Q1 2018 92,885 90,589 90,254
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
Q1 2018 164,007 157,597 148,763
40
Other general merchandise
Q1 2018 22,630 24,214 21,560
41
Nonmonetary gold
Q1 2018 2,809 3,473 3,347
42
Services
Q1 2018 142,936 139,426 131,781
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
Q1 2018 2,016 2,059 2,138
44
Transport
Q1 2018 26,284 25,872 25,200
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
Q1 2018 35,615 34,906 32,779
46
Insurance services
Q1 2018 12,095 12,434 12,318
47
Financial services
Q1 2018 7,965 7,628 6,750
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
Q1 2018 15,318 13,808 12,042
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
Q1 2018 10,465 10,280 9,900
50
Other business services
Q1 2018 27,607 26,929 25,133
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
Q1 2018 5,572 5,510 5,520
52
Primary income payments
Q1 2018 196,775 186,569 164,962
53
Investment income
Q1 2018 191,803 181,601 160,123
54
Direct investment income
Q1 2018 58,914 55,978 46,358
55
Portfolio investment income
Q1 2018 115,353 111,305 104,489
56
Other investment income
Q1 2018 17,536 14,317 9,276
57
Compensation of employees
Q1 2018 4,972 4,969 4,839
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
Q1 2018 65,819 66,229 66,051
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
Q1 2018 0 0 0
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
Q1 2018 254,728 127,135 366,101
62
Direct investment assets
Q1 2018 -119,662 91,256 135,054
63
Equity
Q1 2018 -170,162 101,537 89,319
64
Debt instruments
Q1 2018 50,500 -10,281 45,735
65
Portfolio investment assets
Q1 2018 365,467 88,301 141,783
66
Equity and investment fund shares
Q1 2018 242,518 -39,233 32,119
67
Debt securities
Q1 2018 122,949 127,534 109,664
68
Short term
Q1 2018 21,945 40,467 40,439
69
Long term
Q1 2018 101,004 87,067 69,225
70
Other investment assets
Q1 2018 8,930 -50,883 89,505
71
Currency and deposits
Q1 2018 -22,575 4,850 62,730
72
Loans
Q1 2018 33,191 -55,760 21,959
74
Trade credit and advances
Q1 2018 -1,686 26 4,817
75
Reserve assets
Q1 2018 -7 -1,539 -241
76
Monetary gold
Q1 2018 0 0 0
77
Special drawing rights
Q1 2018 33 26 11
78
Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund
Q1 2018 -73 -1,535 -261
79
Other reserve assets
Q1 2018 34 -29 9
80
Currency and deposits
. . . .
81
Securities
Q1 2018 34 -29 9
82
Financial derivatives
Q1 2018 0 0 0
83
Other claims
Q1 2018 0 0 0
84
Net U.S. incurrence of liabilities excluding financial derivatives (net increase in liabilities / financial inflow (+))
Q1 2018 464,054 159,164 429,098
85
Direct investment liabilities
Q1 2018 97,344 38,250 112,354
86
Equity
Q1 2018 62,395 64,320 94,137
87
Debt instruments
Q1 2018 34,949 -26,070 18,217
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
Q1 2018 292,084 81,626 160,111
89
Equity and investment fund shares
Q1 2018 150,345 -3,377 57,471
90
Debt securities
Q1 2018 141,739 85,003 102,640
91
Short term
Q1 2018 31,354 25,215 -4,593
92
Long term
Q1 2018 110,385 59,788 107,233
93
Other investment liabilities
Q1 2018 74,626 39,288 156,633
94
Currency and deposits
Q1 2018 -1,719 61,423 61,051
95
Loans
Q1 2018 67,255 -23,436 87,071
97
Trade credit and advances
Q1 2018 9,090 1,302 8,511
98
Special drawing rights allocations
Q1 2018 0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
Q1 2018 28,678 777 -5,609
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
Q1 2018 -56,544 84,936 39,104
100a
Of which: Seasonal adjustment discrepancy
Q1 2018 11,384 29,242 8,668
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
Q1 2018 -124,105 -116,148 -107,709
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
Q1 2018 -155,626 -147,826 -134,959
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
Q1 2018 -220,518 -212,378 -198,346
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
Q1 2018 64,892 64,551 63,387
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
Q1 2018 62,012 62,371 52,604
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
Q1 2018 -30,491 -30,692 -25,355
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
Q1 2018 0 -40 -1
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
Q1 2018 -124,105 -116,188 -107,710
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
Q1 2018 -180,649 -31,252 -68,606
   

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