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    Q1 1999    
 
 
    Q3 2018
Millions of Dollars
Line Name Q3 2018 Q2 2018 Q3 2017
Current account
1
Exports of goods and services and income receipts (credits)
930,276 936,517 868,997
2
Exports of goods and services
629,398 635,248 589,107
3
Goods
421,762 429,431 387,814
4
General merchandise
415,653 424,104 382,828
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
36,223 40,521 34,209
6
Industrial supplies and materials
135,101 134,743 111,819
7
Capital goods except automotive
140,283 141,647 134,985
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
38,806 40,334 39,078
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
51,203 51,282 48,879
10
Other general merchandise
14,038 15,578 13,858
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
75 77 47
12
Nonmonetary gold
6,034 5,249 4,940
13
Services
207,635 205,817 201,293
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
7,516 7,469 6,213
15
Transport
23,104 23,453 22,483
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
53,836 53,651 52,980
17
Insurance services
4,552 4,557 4,708
18
Financial services
28,846 28,224 27,927
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
33,025 32,398 32,273
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
10,808 10,630 10,735
21
Other business services
40,752 40,132 38,936
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,196 5,303 5,037
23
Primary income receipts
264,523 266,274 237,632
24
Investment income
262,907 264,669 236,058
25
Direct investment income
136,950 140,184 127,799
26
Portfolio investment income
103,335 102,199 91,154
27
Other investment income
22,393 22,239 16,996
28
Reserve asset income
230 47 109
29
Compensation of employees
1,616 1,605 1,573
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
36,355 34,995 42,258
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
1,055,093 1,037,741 972,445
32
Imports of goods and services
788,054 769,854 721,899
33
Goods
648,775 632,489 584,637
34
General merchandise
646,303 629,811 581,849
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
37,096 37,089 35,069
36
Industrial supplies and materials
150,418 146,323 123,450
37
Capital goods except automotive
176,723 174,210 163,218
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
93,773 90,150 89,455
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
162,101 157,413 148,197
40
Other general merchandise
26,192 24,626 22,460
41
Nonmonetary gold
2,472 2,678 2,789
42
Services
139,279 137,365 137,261
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2,001 2,062 2,004
44
Transport
26,982 26,755 25,352
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
36,146 35,620 33,813
46
Insurance services
9,500 9,554 13,094
47
Financial services
7,864 7,717 7,478
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
13,282 13,051 13,136
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
9,875 9,831 10,068
50
Other business services
27,853 27,044 26,774
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,775 5,731 5,541
52
Primary income payments
205,098 203,926 179,410
53
Investment income
200,021 198,866 174,430
54
Direct investment income
59,302 61,096 51,342
55
Portfolio investment income
116,659 116,895 109,845
56
Other investment income
24,059 20,875 13,243
57
Compensation of employees
5,077 5,060 4,980
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
61,942 63,961 71,136
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
562 0 24,788
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
132,689 -199,943 373,591
62
Direct investment assets
76,846 -68,060 102,936
63
Equity
71,558 -52,808 69,079
64
Debt instruments
5,288 -15,252 33,857
65
Portfolio investment assets
72,598 -14,272 175,910
66
Equity and investment fund shares
35,027 -70,830 63,399
67
Debt securities
37,571 56,559 112,512
68
Short term
21,559 2,469 74,149
69
Long term
16,012 54,089 38,363
70
Other investment assets
-16,577 -120,679 94,804
71
Currency and deposits
12,765 -22,388 78,488
72
Loans
-27,166 -99,576 15,099
74
Trade credit and advances
-2,176 1,285 1,217
75
Reserve assets
-177 3,068 -61
76
Monetary gold
0 0 0
77
Special drawing rights
43 33 26
78
Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund
-288 3,136 -98
79
Other reserve assets
68 -101 11
80
Currency and deposits
0 0 0
81
Securities
68 -101 11
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 (+))
151,723 -63,262 504,082
85
Direct investment liabilities
122,336 16,499 107,107
86
Equity
117,403 45,453 72,927
87
Debt instruments
4,933 -28,954 34,180
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
12,469 20,596 294,275
89
Equity and investment fund shares
-95,589 291 80,561
90
Debt securities
108,059 20,305 213,713
91
Short term
-52,528 37,436 -20,035
92
Long term
160,587 -17,131 233,748
93
Other investment liabilities
16,918 -100,358 102,701
94
Currency and deposits
-6,703 -57,927 -15,792
95
Loans
21,292 -47,064 112,549
97
Trade credit and advances
2,328 4,634 5,943
98
Special drawing rights allocations
0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
-12,255 -16,969 18,600
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
92,966 -52,421 -33,231
100a
Of which: Seasonal adjustment discrepancy
-20,444 -25,282 -20,892
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
-124,817 -101,224 -103,447
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
-158,656 -134,606 -132,791
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
-227,012 -203,058 -196,823
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
68,356 68,452 64,032
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
59,425 62,348 58,222
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
-25,586 -28,966 -28,878
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
562 -5 24,787
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
-124,254 -101,229 -78,660
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
-31,289 -153,650 -111,891
   

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