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    Q1 1999    
 
 
    Q1 2019
Millions of Dollars
Line Name Q1 2019 Q4 2018 Q1 2018
Current account
1
Exports of goods and services and income receipts (credits)
945,865 938,689 915,624
2
Exports of goods and services
628,445 623,761 618,119
3
Goods
419,347 416,964 410,732
4
General merchandise
414,659 412,683 404,218
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
32,737 29,988 32,087
6
Industrial supplies and materials
130,938 136,077 126,406
7
Capital goods except automotive
142,068 142,219 139,006
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
41,274 37,827 41,756
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
52,963 51,917 51,169
10
Other general merchandise
14,678 14,655 13,794
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
62 68 65
12
Nonmonetary gold
4,625 4,214 6,450
13
Services
209,098 206,797 207,387
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
8,471 8,225 7,305
15
Transport
23,098 22,882 23,267
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
54,678 53,297 54,405
17
Insurance services
4,331 4,417 4,304
18
Financial services
28,208 27,854 27,860
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
31,238 31,467 33,386
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
11,299 11,230 10,702
21
Other business services
42,428 42,074 41,068
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,347 5,350 5,090
23
Primary income receipts
281,792 276,483 261,844
24
Investment income
280,085 274,786 260,225
25
Direct investment income
147,455 141,248 141,068
26
Portfolio investment income
104,204 107,568 98,853
27
Other investment income
28,194 25,783 20,134
28
Reserve asset income
231 187 169
29
Compensation of employees
1,707 1,697 1,619
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
35,629 38,445 35,661
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
1,076,268 1,082,616 1,029,625
32
Imports of goods and services
783,054 794,907 771,227
33
Goods
635,872 649,288 631,449
34
General merchandise
633,961 646,669 628,643
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
37,488 37,358 36,813
36
Industrial supplies and materials
134,320 144,308 142,791
37
Capital goods except automotive
172,303 175,102 170,434
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
95,529 96,013 92,352
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
167,657 166,557 163,143
40
Other general merchandise
26,663 27,331 23,109
41
Nonmonetary gold
1,911 2,619 2,806
42
Services
147,182 145,620 139,778
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2,303 2,287 2,069
44
Transport
27,836 28,119 26,107
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
38,020 37,364 35,525
46
Insurance services
11,915 11,369 10,204
47
Financial services
8,058 7,932 7,717
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
14,491 14,445 14,199
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
10,879 10,690 10,132
50
Other business services
27,800 27,635 28,171
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,882 5,779 5,654
52
Primary income payments
220,680 216,424 195,472
53
Investment income
215,696 211,467 190,649
54
Direct investment income
65,885 62,648 56,081
55
Portfolio investment income
118,991 119,879 115,876
56
Other investment income
30,820 28,941 18,692
57
Compensation of employees
4,984 4,956 4,823
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
72,533 71,285 62,926
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
0 2,723 0
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
151,569 147,259 325,143
62
Direct investment assets
59,529 25,696 -46,718
63
Equity
49,685 19,875 -142,753
64
Debt instruments
9,845 5,821 96,036
65
Portfolio investment assets
-59,743 -22,210 290,488
66
Equity and investment fund shares
-94,908 31,754 198,111
67
Debt securities
35,165 -53,964 92,377
68
Short term
16,149 -33,155 28,274
69
Long term
19,016 -20,808 64,102
70
Other investment assets
151,574 141,668 81,379
71
Currency and deposits
20,928 68,005 50,210
72
Loans
132,567 71,630 31,914
74
Trade credit and advances
-1,921 2,033 -745
75
Reserve assets
208 2,105 -7
76
Monetary gold
0 0 0
77
Special drawing rights
57 47 33
78
Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund
114 2,049 -73
79
Other reserve assets
38 9 34
80
Currency and deposits
0 0 .
81
Securities
38 9 34
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 (+))
167,902 286,247 447,658
85
Direct investment liabilities
105,453 52,720 62,143
86
Equity
92,463 117,667 71,729
87
Debt instruments
12,990 -64,948 -9,585
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
-7,740 14,884 301,127
89
Equity and investment fund shares
-206,073 117,758 153,518
90
Debt securities
198,334 -102,874 147,608
91
Short term
22,022 13,045 31,250
92
Long term
176,312 -115,919 116,359
93
Other investment liabilities
70,189 218,644 84,388
94
Currency and deposits
-31,615 104,593 -8,544
95
Loans
95,259 114,887 83,794
97
Trade credit and advances
6,545 -836 9,138
98
Special drawing rights allocations
0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
-21,421 -22,632 29,139
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
92,648 -20,414 20,626
100a
Of which: Seasonal adjustment discrepancy
22,893 18,036 20,496
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
-130,403 -143,927 -114,001
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
-154,609 -171,146 -153,108
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
-216,525 -232,323 -220,716
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
61,916 61,177 67,608
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
61,111 60,059 66,372
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
-36,905 -32,841 -27,264
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
0 2,721 -2
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
-130,403 -141,206 -114,003
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
-37,754 -161,621 -93,376
   

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