8 PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT                                              
for periods indicated                                              
in million U.S. dollars                                              
  2018 p   Q1 Q2   Q3   Growth (%)   Jan-Sep   Growth (%)  
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep     2017   2018 p   2018 p   2017   2018 p   2018 p  
         
Portfolio Investment 1172 1283 -473 107 1529 -347 -68 -49 -330   1982 1288   605 -447 -173.9   3471 2823 -18.7  
         
Net Acquisition of Financial Assets 936 1469 -705 373 972 -634 335 588 177   1700 710   718 1099 53.1   1526 3510 130.1  
         
Equity and investment fund shares 93 -24 27 9 30 30 50 22 48   97 68   154 120 -22.1   592 284 -52.0  
         
Central Bank -5 6 -5 -2 -2 -7 5 . .   -4 -11   -2 5 347.4   21 -9 -145.1  
Deposit-taking corporations, except         
the central bank 23 -57 -1 -8 1 . . . -1   -34 -7   -49 . 99.3   -4 -42 -960.4  
Other sectors 75 27 33 18 32 36 45 21 48   135 87   205 115 -44.1   575 336 -41.6  
         
Debt Securities 843 1493 -732 364 942 -664 285 566 129   1604 642   564 980 73.6   933 3225 245.5  
         
Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0   0 0 --   0 0 --  
Deposit-taking corporations, except         
the central bank 728 1475 -911 148 689 -660 154 74 -229   1292 176   529 -1 -100.2   689 1467 113.0  
Short-term 743 1119 -557 101 10 -782 221 -190 -347   1305 -671   542 -316 -158.4   204 318 56.1  
Long-term -15 356 -354 46 679 122 -67 264 118   -13 847   -13 315 2526.3   485 1149 136.8  
Other sectors 115 18 179 216 253 -4 131 492 358   312 465   35 981 2665.4   244 1758 619.3  
Short-term 40 31 26 4 16 85 35 42 152   96 105   36 228 540.3   80 429 434.9  
Long-term 75 -13 153 212 237 -89 96 451 206   216 361   . 753 402259.1   164 1329 709.3  
         
Net Incurrence of Liabilities -236 186 -232 266 -557 -287 402 637 507   -282 -578   114 1546 1262.2   -1946 686 135.3  
         
Equity and investment fund shares 50 -305 -399 -171 -186 -248 -51 -99 -206   -654 -605   28 -355 -1380.4   488 -1614 -430.4  
         
Deposit-taking corporations, except        
the central bank -7 -69 -84 -43 -54 -68 -37 -46 -87   -160 -165   -21 -170 -708.0   -25 -495 -1903.8  
Placements 444 220 205 200 205 241 260 147 171   869 645   834 578 -30.7   2476 2092 -15.5  
Withdrawals 451 290 289 242 259 308 297 192 258   1030 810   855 748 -12.5   2500 2588 3.5  
Other sectors 57 -235 -315 -128 -132 -180 -13 -53 -119   -493 -440   49 -185 -479.7   513 -1119 -318.0  
Placements 1290 985 1262 1097 1196 961 814 997 822   3537 3254   3296 2633 -20.1   11843 9424 -20.4  
Withdrawals 1233 1220 1577 1226 1328 1141 828 1050 941   4030 3694   3247 2818 -13.2   11329 10542 -6.9  
         
Debt Securities -286 491 167 437 -371 -39 453 736 713   372 27   86 1902 2117.1   -2434 2300 194.5  
         
Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0   0 0   -13 -1 92.3   -15 -1 93.3  
Short-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0   0 0 --   0 0 --  
Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0   0 0   -13 -1 92.3   -15 -1 93.3  
Deposit-taking corporations, except        
the central bank 29 117 234 417 -8 10 -43 -23 816   380 419   695 750 7.9   224 1549 589.8  
Short-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 0   0 0 --   0 0 --  
Long-term 29 117 234 417 -8 10 -43 -23 816   380 419   695 750 7.9   224 1549 589.8  
General government -523 315 -127 232 -324 -42 489 1034 -91   -335 -135   -754 1431 289.9   -2547 961 137.8  
Short-term -18 19 -6 -5 1 353 8 -67 104   -4 349   -1823 45 102.5   -2725 389 114.3  
Long-term -505 296 -121 237 -326 -395 480 1101 -195   -330 -484   1069 1386 29.7   178 572 220.8  
Other sectors 208 59 59 -211 -39 -7 8 -274 -12   327 -257   157 -278 -277.0   -97 -209 -115.2  
Short-term 0 0 0 . 0 0 11 8 0   0 .   . 19 9159.0   69 19 -73.1  
Long-term 208 59 59 -211 -39 -7 -3 -282 -12   327 -257   157 -297   -289.0   -166 -227   -37.0  
Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
p Preliminary  
. Rounds off to zero  
-- Infinite growth rate