International Investment Position (BPM6): Assets                                    
  as of periods indicated                                      
  In million US dollars                                      
  2018   2019   2020 p   2021 p  
    Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep Dec   Mar Jun Sep  
   
  Direct investment 50,650 51,389 52,544 52,057 54,211 55,659 56,394 58,018 56,037 58,609 60,739 63,966 64,192 65,117 65,634  
  Equity and investment fund shares 22,245 22,570 23,110 21,814 23,397 23,981 24,034 25,361 22,697 24,840 25,778 27,707 28,059 28,583 28,666  
  Direct investor in direct investment enterprises 22,245 22,570 23,110 21,814 23,397 23,981 24,034 25,361 22,697 24,840 25,778 27,707 28,059 28,583 28,666  
  Debt instruments 28,405 28,819 29,434 30,243 30,814 31,677 32,360 32,657 33,340 33,769 34,961 36,258 36,133 36,533 36,968  
   
  Portfolio investment 17,605 18,259 19,606 20,831 21,693 21,371 23,324 23,369 22,659 24,330 28,158 29,816 33,298 34,628 34,382  
  Equity and investment fund shares 1,405 1,595 1,763 1,618 1,893 1,526 1,951 2,424 2,310 2,172 2,593 3,137 3,344 3,552 3,597  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 18 11 11 10 10 9 54 91 86 86 87 93 89 89 61  
  Other sectors 1 1,387 1,584 1,752 1,607 1,884 1,517 1,898 2,334 2,224 2,085 2,506 3,044 3,254 3,463 3,535  
  Debt securities 16,200 16,663 17,843 19,213 19,799 19,845 21,373 20,945 20,349 22,158 25,565 26,679 29,954 31,076 30,785  
  Central bank 123 112 117 121 127 131 134 219 738 1,636 1,697 1,769 4,792 4,906 4,717  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 11,379 11,555 11,554 13,277 13,798 13,977 15,335 15,260 13,742 13,948 16,811 17,245 16,593 16,786 16,350  
  Short-term 6,389 5,718 5,401 6,258 6,586 6,773 7,780 6,924 7,525 7,633 10,155 10,317 10,287 10,716 9,820  
  Long-term 4,990 5,838 6,153 7,019 7,212 7,204 7,555 8,336 6,217 6,315 6,655 6,929 6,306 6,070 6,531  
  Other sectors 1 4,698 4,996 6,172 5,815 5,874 5,737 5,904 5,466 5,869 6,574 7,057 7,665 8,570 9,384 9,718  
  Short-term 1,050 1,225 1,467 1,443 1,618 1,460 1,469 1,549 1,662 1,661 1,650 1,720 1,960 2,170 2,473  
  Long-term 3,648 3,772 4,704 4,373 4,256 4,277 4,435 3,916 4,207 4,913 5,407 5,945 6,610 7,214 7,245  
   
  Financial derivatives (other than reserves)  
   and employee stock options 368 393 367 428 355 375 421 291 843 619 476 325 282 276 322  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 362 391 364 294 250 212 231 191 315 292 262 238 256 265 316  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 6 3 3 134 105 163 190 99 528 327 214 87 26 11 6  
   
  Other investment 22,773 22,062 23,456 23,624 23,379 25,546 26,239 26,097 28,461 28,956 29,613 30,211 28,549 29,483 31,787  
  Other equity 65 63 63 62 62 62 114 115 118 124 129 132 127 129 128  
  Currency and deposits 12,917 12,378 12,924 13,642 13,199 13,453 13,681 14,664 15,885 15,172 15,460 17,480 16,017 16,692 18,514  
  Central banks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 5,083 4,744 5,051 5,779 5,379 5,456 5,405 6,566 7,324 6,528 6,672 7,806 6,922 7,031 7,932  
  General government 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other sectors 1 7,833 7,634 7,873 7,863 7,820 7,997 8,277 8,098 8,562 8,644 8,788 9,674 9,095 9,661 10,582  
  Loans 9,239 9,006 9,745 9,065 9,173 11,067 11,435 10,275 11,391 12,559 12,882 11,449 11,249 11,437 11,839  
  Central bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 9,239 9,006 9,745 9,065 9,173 11,067 11,435 10,275 11,391 12,559 12,882 11,449 11,249 11,437 11,839  
  Short-term 9,086 8,803 9,522 8,845 8,919 10,813 11,194 10,047 11,160 12,351 12,682 11,253 11,072 11,265 11,683  
  Long-term 154 203 223 220 255 254 241 228 232 208 201 196 177 172 156  
  General government 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  
  Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Trade credit and advances 469 544 653 776 848 894 936 964 997 1,021 1,059 1,082 1,106 1,148 1,185  
  Other sectors 1 469 544 653 776 848 894 936 964 997 1,021 1,059 1,082 1,106 1,148 1,185  
  Short-term 469 544 653 776 848 894 936 964 997 1,021 1,059 1,082 1,106 1,148 1,185  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other accounts receivable 83 71 71 79 96 70 73 80 69 79 82 68 50 77 120  
  Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 83 71 71 79 96 70 73 80 69 79 82 68 50 77 120  
  Short-term 83 71 71 79 96 70 73 80 69 79 82 68 50 77 120  
  Long-term 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
   
  Reserve assets 80,511 77,525 74,939 79,193 83,613 84,932 85,582 87,840 88,861 93,470 100,443 110,117 104,484 105,763 106,596  
  Monetary gold 8,375 7,913 7,577 8,154 8,214 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 11,595 11,605 9,114 8,875 8,849  
  Gold bullion 8,375 7,913 7,577 8,154 8,214 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 8,016 11,595 11,605 9,114 8,875 8,849  
  Unallocated gold accounts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Special drawing rights 1,235 1,196 1,188 1,186 1,185 1,188 1,166 1,183 1,168 1,177 1,205 1,233 1,214 1,221 3,965  
  Reserve position in the IMF 430 489 483 474 525 524 561 590 579 731 748 813 794 798 786  
  Other reserve assets 70,471 67,926 65,690 69,380 73,689 75,204 75,839 78,050 79,099 83,546 86,896 96,466 93,362 94,868 92,996  
  Currency and deposits 19,341 18,281 20,525 21,385 23,962 17,932 14,932 9,051 6,814 7,062 6,172 16,335 10,637 12,683 10,252  
  Securities 50,551 49,112 43,512 40,475 43,880 52,755 55,172 56,292 65,518 70,565 72,307 69,657 79,178 77,733 76,848  
  Debt securities 49,501 48,094 42,503 39,449 42,824 51,686 54,100 55,047 64,077 69,077 70,791 68,094 77,468 75,995 75,116  
  Short-term 62 127 265 41 1,384 3,513 1,918 1,222 555 5,675 6,337 1,981 3,237 858 890  
  Long-term 49,440 47,967 42,238 39,408 41,440 48,173 52,181 53,825 63,523 63,402 64,454 66,113 74,232 75,137 74,226  
  Equity and investment fund shares 1,050 1,018 1,009 1,026 1,056 1,069 1,073 1,245 1,441 1,488 1,515 1,563 1,710 1,738 1,733  
  Financial derivatives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Other claims 579 534 1,653 7,520   5,847 4,516 5,735 12,706   6,766 5,919 8,417 10,474   3,547 4,452 5,896  
                                         
  Note: Details may not add up to total due to rounding.  
  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 (c) households and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs).