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ST1 - Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, national data (discontiued)

  Data source

National Central Banks or National Statistics Offices. IMF SDDS Website.

  Contact email address

Statistical Information Request Form

  Data presentation - Summary description

The dataset contains the balance of payments (b.o.p.) and the international investment position (i.i.p.) for European Union countries.

The b.o.p. and the i.i.p statistics generally follow the IMF Balance of Payments Manual(BPM5). The ECB publication European Union balance of Payments/International Investment Position Statistical Methods ("B.o.p. book"), available on the ECB Website, contains details on the compilation of the national b.o.p/i.i.p. collection systems.

National Currency: EUR

  Data presentation - Detailed description

European Union balance of payments/international investment position statistical methods

  Source data type

The ECB publication European Union Balance of payments/International Investment Position Statistical Methods ( b.o.p book), also avilable on the ECB website, contains further details on national collection systems.

  Data collection method

Concept and Definitions: EU countries may accommodate different national concepts in ST1 data with respect to the ECB requirements, definitions and methods.


  Time period

Monthly and Quarterly (b.o.p.) and Quarterly and Annual (I.I.P.)

  Frequency of data collection

Monthly, Quarterly, Annual

  Data compilation

Net i.i.p. for France is only available at annual frequency.


The data are non seasonally adjusted.

  Data revision

EU countries may send revisions according to internal release timetables and in order to synchronize their databases with the SDW.

  Dissemination format

National; Press Releases; ECB Orange Book;

  Dissemination format - publications

The data are released according to national compilers' production and release calendars

  Metadata last update 19/DEC/2018 09:09:07

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