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    Q1 1999    
 
 
    Q4 2017
Millions of Dollars
Line Name Q4 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 2016
Current account
1
Exports of goods and services and income receipts (credits)
878,755 862,133 807,854
2
Exports of goods and services
599,519 582,983 559,954
3
Goods
400,670 386,507 370,493
4
General merchandise
395,874 381,519 363,907
5
Foods, feeds, and beverages
31,467 35,057 32,496
6
Industrial supplies and materials
123,491 110,421 100,596
7
Capital goods except automotive
137,596 135,194 131,046
8
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
39,431 38,716 36,915
9
Consumer goods except food and automotive
49,858 48,789 48,671
10
Other general merchandise
14,031 13,341 14,183
11
Net exports of goods under merchanting
54 47 89
12
Nonmonetary gold
4,742 4,941 6,497
13
Services
198,849 196,476 189,461
14
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
6,157 6,179 6,572
15
Transport
22,153 21,772 21,244
16
Travel (for all purposes including education)
50,849 50,392 51,916
17
Insurance services
4,771 4,630 4,299
18
Financial services
27,982 27,174 25,959
19
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
33,247 33,188 30,666
20
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
9,961 9,824 9,281
21
Other business services
39,279 38,467 35,186
22
Government goods and services n.i.e.
4,449 4,850 4,338
23
Primary income receipts
243,945 237,925 212,953
24
Investment income
242,284 236,264 211,316
25
Direct investment income
131,724 128,975 118,733
26
Portfolio investment income
93,047 90,534 82,153
27
Other investment income
17,431 16,632 10,367
28
Reserve asset income
82 123 62
29
Compensation of employees
1,660 1,661 1,637
30
Secondary income (current transfer) receipts
35,291 41,225 34,947
31
Imports of goods and services and income payments (debits)
1,006,913 963,608 921,860
32
Imports of goods and services
753,406 718,248 694,002
33
Goods
614,931 581,804 565,551
34
General merchandise
611,458 579,016 561,845
35
Foods, feeds, and beverages
35,544 35,103 33,532
36
Industrial supplies and materials
133,570 122,171 118,165
37
Capital goods except automotive
169,290 163,473 150,651
38
Automotive vehicles, parts, and engines
90,520 88,997 88,930
39
Consumer goods except food and automotive
158,153 146,918 148,356
40
Other general merchandise
24,381 22,354 22,209
41
Nonmonetary gold
3,473 2,788 3,707
42
Services
138,474 136,445 128,451
43
Maintenance and repair services n.i.e.
2,038 2,039 2,326
44
Transport
25,808 25,072 24,621
45
Travel (for all purposes including education)
34,432 34,153 31,729
46
Insurance services
12,818 12,677 12,376
47
Financial services
7,436 7,253 6,572
48
Charges for the use of intellectual property n.i.e.
12,481 12,041 11,443
49
Telecommunications, computer, and information services
10,360 10,148 9,330
50
Other business services
27,599 27,485 24,619
51
Government goods and services n.i.e.
5,503 5,576 5,435
52
Primary income payments
186,749 179,430 161,656
53
Investment income
181,354 174,031 156,499
54
Direct investment income
54,088 49,442 43,528
55
Portfolio investment income
113,001 111,396 105,651
56
Other investment income
14,265 13,193 7,320
57
Compensation of employees
5,395 5,398 5,157
58
Secondary income (current transfer) payments
66,758 65,930 66,202
Capital account
59
Capital transfer receipts and other credits
0 24,868 0
Financial account
61
Net U.S. acquisition of financial assets excluding financial derivatives (net increase in assets / financial outflow (+))
177,861 350,653 -84,504
62
Direct investment assets
106,755 96,734 43,289
63
Equity
114,970 67,847 86,851
64
Debt instruments
-8,214 28,888 -43,562
65
Portfolio investment assets
83,330 179,260 -13,379
66
Equity and investment fund shares
-33,908 69,592 -79,524
67
Debt securities
117,237 109,667 66,144
68
Short term
30,437 71,918 4,939
69
Long term
86,801 37,749 61,205
70
Other investment assets
-10,685 74,720 -115,864
71
Currency and deposits
47,821 52,395 -58,232
72
Loans
-58,294 21,093 -55,680
74
Trade credit and advances
-213 1,232 -1,952
75
Reserve assets
-1,539 -61 1,450
76
Monetary gold
0 0 0
77
Special drawing rights
26 26 680
78
Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund
-1,535 -98 732
79
Other reserve assets
-29 11 37
80
Currency and deposits
0 0 -14
81
Securities
-29 11 51
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 (+))
208,437 491,010 -16,734
85
Direct investment liabilities
54,091 103,675 17,597
86
Equity
62,324 73,210 50,231
87
Debt instruments
-8,234 30,465 -32,634
88
Portfolio investment liabilities
84,860 296,404 62,422
89
Equity and investment fund shares
-5,706 80,892 -107,301
90
Debt securities
90,567 215,512 169,723
91
Short term
28,779 -23,564 -6,376
92
Long term
61,788 239,076 176,098
93
Other investment liabilities
69,486 90,932 -96,753
94
Currency and deposits
77,055 -15,021 17,020
95
Loans
-9,839 99,220 -116,306
97
Trade credit and advances
2,270 6,733 2,533
98
Special drawing rights allocations
0 0 0
99
Financial derivatives other than reserves, net transactions
777 18,600 -6,983
Statistical discrepancy
100
Statistical discrepancy
98,379 -45,150 39,253
100a
Of which: Seasonal adjustment discrepancy
24,274 -25,097 32,522
Balances
101
Balance on current account (line 1 less line 31)
-128,158 -101,475 -114,006
102
Balance on goods and services (line 2 less line 32)
-153,886 -135,265 -134,048
103
Balance on goods (line 3 less line 33)
-214,261 -195,297 -195,058
104
Balance on services (line 13 less line 42)
60,375 60,032 61,010
105
Balance on primary income (line 23 less line 52)
57,195 58,495 51,297
106
Balance on secondary income (line 30 less line 58)
-31,467 -24,706 -31,255
107
Balance on capital account (line 59 less line 60)
-20 24,868 0
108
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from current- and capital-account transactions (line 101 plus line 107)
-128,178 -76,608 -114,006
109
Net lending (+) or net borrowing (-) from financial-account transactions (line 61 less line 84 plus line 99)
-29,799 -121,757 -74,753
   

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