Australia Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account

Australia AU: BOP: Capital Account: Net

1989 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Capital Account: Net data was reported at -361.403 USD mn in Dec 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of -387.547 USD mn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Capital Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -231.426 USD mn from Dec 1989 to 2018, with 30 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 248.032 USD mn in 2006 and a record low of -606.892 USD mn in 2016. Australia’s AU: BOP: Capital Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Net capital account records acquisitions and disposals of nonproduced nonfinancial assets, such as land sold to embassies and sales of leases and licenses, as well as capital transfers, including government debt forgiveness. The use of the term capital account in this context is designed to be consistent with the System of National Accounts, which distinguishes between capital transactions and financial transactions. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.

Last

-361.403

2018
Previous

-387.547

2017
Min

-606.892

2016
Max

248.032

2006
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

-361.403

USD mn 2018

-387.547

USD mn 2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Capital Account: Net from 1989 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

1989 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data was reported at -62.367 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of -39.209 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -8.524 USD bn from Dec 1989 to 2018, with 30 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 9.613 USD bn in 2003 and a record low of -62.367 USD bn in 2018. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last

-62,366.592

2018
Previous

-39,208.834

2017
Min

-62,366.592

2018
Max

9,612.587

2003
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

-62,366.592

USD mn 2018

-39,208.834

USD mn 2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net from 1989 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

1970 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data was reported at 60.951 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of 43.395 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 5.957 USD bn from Dec 1970 to 2018, with 49 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 65.555 USD bn in 2011 and a record low of -25.093 USD bn in 2005. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; Sum; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last

60,951.066

2018
Previous

43,394.831

2017
Min

-25,093.141

2005
Max

65,554.891

2011
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1970 - 2018

Updated on 20 Sep 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

60,951.066

USD mn 2018

43,394.831

USD mn 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 20 Sep 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows from 1970 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2018 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data was reported at 4.251 % in Dec 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of 3.262 % for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 2.176 % from Dec 1970 to 2018, with 49 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 7.005 % in 2004 and a record low of -3.619 % in 2005. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.; ; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.; Weighted average; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last

4.251

2018
Previous

3.262

2017
Min

-3.619

2005
Max

7.005

2004
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1970 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

4.251

% 2018

3.262

% 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP from 1970 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

1970 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data was reported at 2.246 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 5.450 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data is updated yearly, averaging 2.546 USD bn from Dec 1970 to 2018, with 49 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 31.888 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -32.713 USD bn in 2005. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; Sum; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last

2,245.706

2018
Previous

5,449.651

2017
Min

-32,713.394

2005
Max

31,887.673

2008
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1970 - 2018

Updated on 20 Sep 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

2,245.706

USD mn 2018

5,449.651

USD mn 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 20 Sep 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows from 1970 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2018 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data was reported at 0.157 % in Dec 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 0.410 % for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 0.567 % from Dec 1970 to 2018, with 49 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 3.987 % in 2003 and a record low of -4.718 % in 2005. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world, and is divided by GDP.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; Weighted average; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last

0.157

2018
Previous

0.410

2017
Min

-4.718

2005
Max

3.987

2003
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1970 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

0.157

% 2018

0.410

% 2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP from 1970 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Net

1989 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Net data was reported at -36.618 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of -40.656 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -32.695 USD bn from Dec 1989 to 2018, with 30 observations. The data reached an all-time high of -7.722 USD bn in 2001 and a record low of -73.327 USD bn in 2012. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last

-36,617.931

2018
Previous

-40,656.158

2017
Min

-73,326.879

2012
Max

-7,722.005

2001
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

-36,617.931

USD mn 2018

-40,656.158

USD mn 2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Net from 1989 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

1960 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data was reported at -6.414 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 16.134 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 963.869 USD mn from Dec 1960 to 2018, with 59 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 34.461 USD bn in 2009 and a record low of -24.586 USD bn in 2004. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Portfolio equity includes net inflows from equity securities other than those recorded as direct investment and including shares, stocks, depository receipts (American or global), and direct purchases of shares in local stock markets by foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, and World Bank, International Debt Statistics.; Sum; Note: Data starting from 2005 are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6).

Last

-6,414.345

2018
Previous

16,134.168

2017
Min

-24,585.966

2004
Max

34,461.081

2009
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1960 - 2018

Updated on 20 Sep 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

-6,414.345

USD mn 2018

16,134.168

USD mn 2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 20 Sep 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows from 1960 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

1989 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data was reported at 11.944 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of -20.465 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -13.799 USD bn from Dec 1989 to 2018, with 30 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 27.417 USD bn in 2016 and a record low of -75.822 USD bn in 2009. Australia’s AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Portfolio investment covers transactions in equity securities and debt securities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial assets and net incurrence of liabilities; i.e., all changes due to credit and debit entries are recorded on a net basis separately for financial assets and liabilities. Financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities; signs are reversed from previous editions.

Last

11,943.890

2018
Previous

-20,465.322

2017
Min

-75,822.479

2009
Max

27,417.133

2016
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

11,943.890

USD mn 2018

-20,465.322

USD mn 2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net from 1989 to 2018 in the chart:

Australia AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

1989 - 2018 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Australia’s AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data was reported at -6.595 USD bn in Dec 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of -4.424 USD bn for Dec 2017. Australia’s AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data is updated yearly, averaging 639.534 USD mn from Dec 1989 to 2018, with 30 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 2.060 USD bn in 2011 and a record low of -8.435 USD bn in 2012. Australia’s AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that accounts in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. Net errors and omissions are derived as the balance on the financial account minus the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.; ; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; ; Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.

Last

-6,595.395

2018
Previous

-4,424.303

2017
Min

-8,435.350

2012
Max

2,060.146

2011
Unit

USD mn

Frequency

yearly

Range

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019
Last Previous Frequency Range

-6,595.395

USD mn 2018

-4,424.303

USD mn 2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 19 Dec 2019

View Australia's AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions from 1989 to 2018 in the chart:

AU: BOP: Capital Account: Net
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Net
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows
AU: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net
AU: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions
AU: BOP: Reserves and Related Items
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