International Investment Position (BPM6): Assets                            
  as of periods indicated                              
  In million US dollars                              
  2019   2020 r   2021 p  
    Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec  
   
  Direct investment 54,211 55,659 56,394 58,018 57,445 59,041 60,728 63,024 63,284 64,221 64,922 66,094  
  Equity and investment fund shares 23,397 23,981 24,034 25,361 24,105 25,272 25,768 26,766 27,150 27,687 27,954 28,561  
  Direct investor in direct investment enterprises 23,397 23,981 24,034 25,361 24,105 25,272 25,768 26,766 27,150 27,687 27,954 28,561  
  Debt instruments 30,814 31,677 32,360 32,657 33,340 33,769 34,961 36,258 36,133 36,533 36,968 37,533  
   
  Portfolio investment 21,693 21,371 23,324 23,369 22,784 24,330 28,222 29,185 33,117 34,714 35,208 35,245  
  Equity and investment fund shares 1,893 1,526 1,951 2,424 2,314 2,172 2,584 3,145 3,614 3,762 3,802 3,923  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 10 9 54 91 86 86 87 93 89 89 61 58  
  Other sectors 1 1,884 1,517 1,898 2,334 2,228 2,086 2,497 3,052 3,524 3,672 3,740 3,866  
  Debt securities 19,799 19,845 21,373 20,945 20,471 22,158 25,637 26,040 29,503 30,952 31,406 31,322  
  Central bank 127 131 134 219 738 1,636 1,697 1,769 4,792 4,906 4,717 4,735  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 13,798 13,977 15,335 15,260 13,742 13,948 16,811 17,245 16,593 16,786 16,350 15,831  
  Short-term 6,586 6,773 7,780 6,924 7,525 7,633 10,155 10,317 10,287 10,716 9,820 9,074  
  Long-term 7,212 7,204 7,555 8,336 6,217 6,315 6,655 6,929 6,306 6,070 6,531 6,757  
  Other sectors 1 5,874 5,737 5,904 5,466 5,991 6,574 7,129 7,026 8,118 9,260 10,339 10,756  
  Short-term 1,618 1,460 1,469 1,549 1,668 1,660 1,659 1,700 2,366 3,051 3,369 3,574  
  Long-term 4,256 4,277 4,435 3,916 4,322 4,914 5,471 5,326 5,753 6,209 6,970 7,183  
   
  Financial derivatives (other than reserves)  
   and employee stock options 355 375 421 291 843 619 476 325 282 276 322 332  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 250 212 231 191 315 292 262 238 256 265 316 318  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 105 163 190 99 528 327 214 87 26 11 6 14  
   
  Other investment 23,379 25,546 26,239 26,097 28,461 28,956 29,613 30,211 28,549 29,483 30,490 30,490  
  Other equity 62 62 114 115 118 124 129 132 127 129 128 129  
  Currency and deposits 13,199 13,453 13,681 14,664 15,885 15,172 15,460 17,480 16,017 16,692 17,217 16,482  
  Central banks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 5,379 5,456 5,405 6,566 7,324 6,528 6,672 7,806 6,922 7,031 7,932 7,990  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 7,820 7,997 8,277 8,098 8,562 8,644 8,788 9,675 9,095 9,661 9,285 8,492  
  Loans 9,173 11,067 11,435 10,275 11,391 12,559 12,882 11,449 11,249 11,437 11,839 12,614  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 9,173 11,067 11,435 10,275 11,391 12,559 12,882 11,449 11,249 11,437 11,839 12,614  
  Short-term 8,919 10,813 11,194 10,047 11,160 12,351 12,682 11,253 11,072 11,265 11,683 12,410  
  Long-term 255 254 241 228 232 208 201 196 177 172 156 204  
  General government 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  
  Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Trade credit and advances 848 894 936 964 997 1,021 1,059 1,082 1,106 1,148 1,185 1,223  
  Other sectors 1 848 894 936 964 997 1,021 1,059 1,082 1,106 1,148 1,185 1,223  
  Short-term 848 894 936 964 997 1,021 1,059 1,082 1,106 1,148 1,185 1,223  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other accounts receivable 96 70 73 80 69 79 82 68 50 77 120 42  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 96 70 73 80 69 79 82 68 50 77 120 42  
  Short-term 96 70 73 80 69 79 82 68 50 77 120 42  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
   
  Reserve assets 83,613 84,932 85,582 87,840 88,861 93,470 100,443 110,117 104,484 105,763 106,596 108,794  
  Monetary gold 8,214 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 11,595 11,605 9,114 8,875 8,849 9,333  
  Gold bullion 8,214 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 11,595 11,605 9,114 8,875 8,849 9,333  
  Unallocated gold accounts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Special drawing rights 1,185 1,188 1,166 1,183 1,168 1,177 1,205 1,233 1,214 1,221 3,965 3,939  
  Reserve position in the IMF 525 524 561 590 579 731 748 813 794 798 786 802  
  Other reserve assets 73,689 75,204 75,839 78,050 79,099 83,546 86,896 96,466 93,362 94,868 92,996 94,721  
  Currency and deposits 23,962 17,932 14,932 9,051 6,814 7,062 6,172 16,335 10,637 12,683 10,252 8,105  
  Securities 43,880 52,755 55,172 56,292 65,518 70,565 72,307 69,657 79,178 77,733 76,848 74,843  
  Debt securities 42,824 51,686 54,100 55,047 64,077 69,077 70,791 68,094 77,468 75,995 75,116 73,110  
  Short-term 1,384 3,513 1,918 1,222 555 5,675 6,337 1,981 3,237 858 890 288  
  Long-term 41,440 48,173 52,181 53,825 63,523 63,402 64,454 66,113 74,232 75,137 74,226 72,822  
  Equity and investment fund shares 1,056 1,069 1,073 1,245 1,441 1,488 1,515 1,563 1,710 1,738 1,733 1,733  
  Financial derivatives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other claims 5,847 4,516 5,735 12,706   6,766 5,919 8,417 10,474   3,547 4,452 5,896 11,773  
                                 
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
  p Preliminary  
  r Revised  
  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 (c) households and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs).