International Investment Position (BPM6): Assets                                        
  as of periods indicated                                        
  In million US dollars                                        
  2015 2016   2017 r   2018 p  
    Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec  
   
  Direct investment 37084 38028 39587 41017 40859 41947 43272 43887 44712 45864 47393 49191 50487 51226 52396 51902  
  Equity and investment fund shares 16031 16498 16130 16942 16878 17204 17943 18176 19130 19471 20248 22015 22082 22407 22962 21659  
  Direct investor in direct investment enterprises 16031 16498 16130 16942 16878 17204 17943 18176 19130 19471 20248 22015 22082 22407 22962 21659  
  Debt instruments 21053 21529 23458 24075 23982 24744 25329 25711 25582 26393 27145 27176 28405 28819 29434 30243  
   
  Portfolio investment 11470 12760 13330 13761 14260 15500 15393 14356 14838 15229 15955 16131 17605 18260 19330 20464  
  Equity and investment fund shares 358 531 867 923 933 1043 1015 834 986 1301 1474 1601 1528 1708 1772 1609  
  Central bank 53 104 150 197 204 201 205 97 113 120 118 127 123 112 117 121  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 9 7 6 6 7 7 7 62 67 107 58 53 18 11 11 10  
  Other sectors 296 420 711 719 723 835 803 674 806 1073 1298 1422 1387 1585 1644 1477  
  Debt securities 11113 12230 12463 12838 13327 14457 14378 13522 13852 13928 14481 14530 16077 16552 17558 18855  
  Central bank 479 526 513 511 519 510 510 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 8221 8916 9581 9454 9950 10828 10284 9642 9827 9802 10331 10087 11379 11555 11554 13277  
  Short-term 6192 6045 6421 6116 6336 6950 6217 5159 5068 4820 5362 5083 6389 5718 5401 6258  
  Long-term 2030 2871 3160 3338 3615 3877 4067 4483 4759 4982 4969 5003 4990 5838 6153 7019  
  Other sectors 2412 2787 2369 2873 2857 3119 3584 3880 4026 4126 4150 4443 4698 4996 6004 5579  
  Short-term 572 897 521 719 614 631 648 640 697 719 740 880 1050 1225 1526 1326  
  Long-term 1840 1891 1848 2154 2243 2488 2936 3240 3328 3407 3410 3563 3648 3772 4478 4252  
   
  Financial derivatives (other than reserves)  
   and employee stock options 689 320 348 299 309 343 305 299 203 240 239 268 368 393 367 294  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 645 279 305 257 279 328 298 296 202 211 223 262 362 391 364 294  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 44 41 43 42 30 15 7 3 1 30 16 6 6 3 3 0  
   
  Other investment 19373 19125 18256 19379 20480 19935 20446 22027 22171 22490 23115 24378 22768 22029 23616 23744  
  Other equity 62 63 63 62 63 63 63 60 61 62 63 64 65 63 63 62  
  Currency and deposits 12830 12935 12686 12620 13535 12903 12969 13537 13000 12659 13359 15169 12911 12345 13084 13889  
  Central banks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 6147 5735 5581 5299 6184 5666 5612 6153 5598 5161 5615 6670 5083 4744 5051 5779  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 6682 7200 7105 7320 7351 7237 7357 7384 7402 7498 7743 8499 7828 7601 8033 8110  
  Loans 6353 5976 5359 6543 6637 6516 6989 8011 8677 9322 9240 8640 9239 9006 9745 9065  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 6353 5976 5359 6543 6637 6516 6989 8011 8677 9322 9240 8640 9239 9006 9745 9065  
  Short-term 6197 5789 5178 6364 6499 6354 6822 7861 8534 9155 9089 8493 9086 8803 9522 8845  
  Long-term 157 187 181 178 138 162 167 150 142 167 151 147 154 203 223 220  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Trade credit and advances 88 98 113 127 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 649  
  Other sectors 88 98 113 127 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 649  
  Short-term 88 98 113 127 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 649  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other accounts receivable 40 53 36 28 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 40 53 36 28 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79  
  Short-term 40 53 36 28 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
   
  Reserve assets 80459 80644 80551 80667 82977 85284 86139 80692 80894 81321 80962 81570 80511 77525 74939 79193  
  Monetary gold 7437 7378 7015 6703 7765 8336 8307 7259 7888 7836 8065 8337 8375 7913 7577 8154  
  Gold bullion 7437 7378 7015 6703 7765 8336 8307 7259 7888 7836 8065 8337 8375 7913 7577 8154  
  Unallocated gold accounts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Special drawing rights 1168 1190 1188 1173 1193 1184 1182 1138 1150 1180 1199 1212 1235 1196 1188 1186  
  Reserve position in the IMF 439 445 445 439 424 449 458 442 446 453 448 424 430 489 483 474  
  Other reserve assets 71415 71631 71903 72352 73596 75315 76192 71853 71411 71853 71250 71596 70471 67926 65690 69380  
  Currency and deposits 17734 16855 15841 13805 15690 16610 19472 18054 17278 15846 16961 16653 19341 18281 20525 21385  
  Securities 52883 53900 55525 57634 57287 58118 56019 53027 53740 55511 53675 54393 50551 49112 43512 40475  
  Debt securities 52000 53024 54664 56765 56381 57205 55095 52065 52750 54511 52661 53361 49501 48094 42503 39449  
  Short-term 15246 15304 16247 17919 100 316 169 593 56 394 268 286 62 127 265 41  
  Long-term 36755 37720 38417 38846 56280 56889 54926 51472 52694 54117 52393 53075 49440 47967 42238 39408  
  Equity and investment fund shares 883 876 861 869 906 913 924 962 990 1000 1013 1032 1050 1018 1009 1026  
  Financial derivatives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other claims 797 876 537 914   619 587 701 772   393 497 615 550   579 534 1653 7520  
                                           
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
  p Preliminary  
  r Revised