International Investment Position (BPM6): Assets                                  
  as of periods indicated                                  
  In million US dollars                                  
  2016   2017   2018 p   2019 p  
    Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar  
   
  Direct investment 40,859 41,947 43,272 43,887 44,712 45,864 47,393 49,191 50,487 51,226 52,396 51,902 54,005  
  Equity and investment fund shares 16,878 17,204 17,943 18,176 19,130 19,471 20,248 22,015 22,082 22,407 22,962 21,659 23,202  
  Direct investor in direct investment enterprises 16,878 17,204 17,943 18,176 19,130 19,471 20,248 22,015 22,082 22,407 22,962 21,659 23,202  
  Debt instruments 23,982 24,744 25,329 25,711 25,582 26,393 27,145 27,176 28,405 28,819 29,434 30,243 30,803  
   
  Portfolio investment 14,260 15,500 15,393 14,356 14,838 15,229 15,955 16,131 17,605 18,260 19,330 20,464 21,296  
  Equity and investment fund shares 933 1,043 1,015 834 986 1,301 1,474 1,601 1,528 1,708 1,772 1,609 1,814  
  Central bank 204 201 205 97 113 120 118 127 123 112 117 121 127  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 7 7 7 62 67 107 58 53 18 11 11 10 10  
  Other sectors 723 835 803 674 806 1,073 1,298 1,422 1,387 1,585 1,644 1,477 1,677  
  Debt securities 13,327 14,457 14,378 13,522 13,852 13,928 14,481 14,530 16,077 16,552 17,558 18,855 19,482  
  Central bank 519 510 510 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 9,950 10,828 10,284 9,642 9,827 9,802 10,331 10,087 11,379 11,555 11,554 13,277 13,798  
  Short-term 6,336 6,950 6,217 5,159 5,068 4,820 5,362 5,083 6,389 5,718 5,401 6,258 6,586  
  Long-term 3,615 3,877 4,067 4,483 4,759 4,982 4,969 5,003 4,990 5,838 6,153 7,019 7,212  
  Other sectors 2,857 3,119 3,584 3,880 4,026 4,126 4,150 4,443 4,698 4,996 6,004 5,579 5,684  
  Short-term 614 631 648 640 697 719 740 880 1,050 1,225 1,526 1,326 1,413  
  Long-term 2,243 2,488 2,936 3,240 3,328 3,407 3,410 3,563 3,648 3,772 4,478 4,252 4,271  
   
  Financial derivatives (other than reserves)  
   and employee stock options 309 343 305 299 203 240 239 268 368 393 367 294 355  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 279 328 298 296 202 211 223 262 362 391 364 294 250  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 30 15 7 3 1 30 16 6 6 3 3 0 105  
   
  Other investment 20,480 19,935 20,446 22,027 22,171 22,490 23,115 24,378 22,768 22,029 23,616 23,744 23,540  
  Other equity 63 63 63 60 61 62 63 64 65 63 63 62 62  
  Currency and deposits 13,535 12,903 12,969 13,537 13,000 12,659 13,359 15,169 12,911 12,345 13,084 13,889 13,381  
  Central banks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 6,184 5,666 5,612 6,153 5,598 5,161 5,615 6,670 5,083 4,744 5,051 5,779 5,379  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 7,351 7,237 7,357 7,384 7,402 7,498 7,743 8,499 7,828 7,601 8,033 8,110 8,002  
  Loans 6,637 6,516 6,989 8,011 8,677 9,322 9,240 8,640 9,239 9,006 9,745 9,065 9,173  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 6,637 6,516 6,989 8,011 8,677 9,322 9,240 8,640 9,239 9,006 9,745 9,065 9,173  
  Short-term 6,499 6,354 6,822 7,861 8,534 9,155 9,089 8,493 9,086 8,803 9,522 8,845 8,919  
  Long-term 138 162 167 150 142 167 151 147 154 203 223 220 255  
  General government 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  
  Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Trade credit and advances 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 649 828  
  Other sectors 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 649 828  
  Short-term 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 649 828  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other accounts receivable 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79 96  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79 96  
  Short-term 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79 96  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
   
  Reserve assets 82,977 85,284 86,139 80,692 80,894 81,321 80,962 81,570 80,511 77,525 74,939 79,193 83,613  
  Monetary gold 7,765 8,336 8,307 7,259 7,888 7,836 8,065 8,337 8,375 7,913 7,577 8,154 8,214  
  Gold bullion 7,765 8,336 8,307 7,259 7,888 7,836 8,065 8,337 8,375 7,913 7,577 8,154 8,214  
  Unallocated gold accounts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Special drawing rights 1,193 1,184 1,182 1,138 1,150 1,180 1,199 1,212 1,235 1,196 1,188 1,186 1,185  
  Reserve position in the IMF 424 449 458 442 446 453 448 424 430 489 483 474 525  
  Other reserve assets 73,596 75,315 76,192 71,853 71,411 71,853 71,250 71,596 70,471 67,926 65,690 69,380 73,689  
  Currency and deposits 15,690 16,610 19,472 18,054 17,278 15,846 16,961 16,653 19,341 18,281 20,525 21,385 23,962  
  Securities 57,287 58,118 56,019 53,027 53,740 55,511 53,675 54,393 50,551 49,112 43,512 40,475 43,880  
  Debt securities 56,381 57,205 55,095 52,065 52,750 54,511 52,661 53,361 49,501 48,094 42,503 39,449 42,824  
  Short-term 100 316 169 593 56 394 268 286 62 127 265 41 1,384  
  Long-term 56,280 56,889 54,926 51,472 52,694 54,117 52,393 53,075 49,440 47,967 42,238 39,408 41,440  
  Equity and investment fund shares 906 913 924 962 990 1,000 1,013 1,032 1,050 1,018 1,009 1,026 1,056  
  Financial derivatives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other claims 619 587 701 772   393 497 615 550   579 534 1,653 7,520   5,847  
                                     
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
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