International Investment Position (BPM6): Assets                                        
  as of periods indicated                                        
  In million US dollars                                        
  2016   2017   2018 r   2019 p  
    Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec  
   
  Direct investment 40,859 41,947 43,272 43,887 44,712 45,864 47,393 49,191 50,642 51,381 52,536 52,049 54,150 55,567 56,282 57,847  
  Equity and investment fund shares 16,878 17,204 17,943 18,176 19,130 19,471 20,248 22,015 22,237 22,562 23,102 21,806 23,336 23,890 23,922 25,190  
  Direct investor in direct investment enterprises 16,878 17,204 17,943 18,176 19,130 19,471 20,248 22,015 22,237 22,562 23,102 21,806 23,336 23,890 23,922 25,190  
  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 30,814 31,677 32,360 32,657  
   
  Portfolio investment 14,260 15,500 15,393 14,356 14,838 15,229 15,955 16,131 17,605 18,259 19,606 20,831 22,278 22,871 24,914 25,032  
  Equity and investment fund shares 933 1,043 1,015 834 873 1,181 1,356 1,475 1,405 1,595 1,763 1,618 2,151 2,004 2,070 2,227  
  Central bank 204 201 205 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 7 7 7 62 67 107 58 53 18 11 11 10 10 9 54 91  
  Other sectors 1 723 835 803 674 806 1,073 1,298 1,422 1,387 1,584 1,752 1,607 2,141 1,995 2,016 2,136  
  Debt securities 13,327 14,457 14,378 13,522 13,965 14,048 14,599 14,656 16,200 16,663 17,843 19,213 20,127 20,866 22,844 22,804  
  Central bank 519 510 510 0 113 120 118 127 123 112 117 121 127 131 134 219  
  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 13,977 15,335 15,260  
  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 6,773 7,780 6,924  
  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 7,204 7,555 8,336  
  Other sectors 1 2,857 3,119 3,584 3,880 4,026 4,126 4,150 4,443 4,698 4,996 6,172 5,815 6,202 6,758 7,376 7,325  
  Short-term 614 631 648 640 697 719 740 880 1,050 1,225 1,467 1,443 1,507 1,448 1,595 1,812  
  Long-term 2,243 2,488 2,936 3,240 3,328 3,407 3,410 3,563 3,648 3,772 4,704 4,373 4,695 5,311 5,781 5,514  
   
  Financial derivatives (other than reserves)  
   and employee stock options 309 343 305 299 203 240 239 268 368 393 367 428 355 375 421 343  
  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 279 328 298 296 202 211 223 262 362 391 364 294 250 212 231 191  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 30 15 7 3 1 30 16 6 6 3 3 134 105 163 190 151  
   
  Other investment 20,480 19,935 20,446 22,027 22,171 22,490 23,115 24,378 22,773 22,062 23,456 23,624 23,356 25,529 26,181 26,039  
  Other equity 63 63 63 60 61 62 63 64 65 63 63 62 62 62 62 62  
  Currency and deposits 13,535 12,903 12,969 13,537 13,000 12,659 13,359 15,169 12,917 12,378 12,924 13,642 13,176 13,436 13,676 14,659  
  Central banks 0 0 0 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 5,456 5,405 6,566  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 7,351 7,237 7,357 7,384 7,402 7,498 7,743 8,499 7,833 7,634 7,873 7,863 7,798 7,981 8,271 8,092  
  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 11,067 11,435 10,275  
  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 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 11,067 11,435 10,275  
  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 10,813 11,194 10,047  
  Long-term 138 162 167 150 142 167 151 147 154 203 223 220 255 254 241 228  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 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 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 776 848 894 936 964  
  Other sectors 1 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 776 848 894 936 964  
  Short-term 164 328 334 342 348 367 389 432 469 544 653 776 848 894 936 964  
  Long-term 0 0 0 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 70 73 80  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except central bank 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79 96 70 73 80  
  Short-term 81 124 92 77 86 80 64 73 83 71 71 79 96 70 73 80  
  Long-term 0 0 0 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 84,932 85,582 87,840  
  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 8,016 8,016 8,016  
  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 8,016 8,016 8,016  
  Unallocated gold accounts 0 0 0 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 1,188 1,166 1,183  
  Reserve position in the IMF 424 449 458 442 446 453 448 424 430 489 483 474 525 524 561 590  
  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 75,204 75,839 78,050  
  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 17,932 14,932 9,051  
  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 52,755 55,172 56,292  
  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 51,686 54,100 55,047  
  Short-term 100 316 169 593 56 394 268 286 62 127 265 41 1,384 3,513 1,918 1,222  
  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 48,173 52,181 53,825  
  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 1,069 1,073 1,245  
  Financial derivatives 0 0 0 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 4,516 5,735 12,706  
                                           
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
  r Revised  
  p Preliminary  
  1 Other Sectors cover the following economic sectors: (a) other financial corporations, which include private and public insurance corporations, holding companies, government financial institutions, investment companies, other financial intermediaries except   
  insurance, trust institutions/corporations, financing companies, securities dealers/brokers, lending investor, Authorized Agent Banks (AAB) forex corporations, investment houses, pawnshops, credit card companies, offshore banking units (OBUs); (b) non-financial   
  corporations, which refer to public and private corporations and quasi-corporations, whose principal activity is the production of market goods or non-financial services; and (3) households and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs).