Belgium Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account

Belgium BE: BOP: Capital Account: Net

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Capital Account: Net data was reported at 757.245 USD mn in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 155.410 USD mn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Capital Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -457.781 USD mn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 3.623 USD bn in 2012 and a record low of -2.738 USD bn in 2008. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Capital Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
757.245 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data was reported at -1.018 USD bn in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of 9.073 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -1.071 USD bn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 32.864 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -58.665 USD bn in 2010. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-1,017.738 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data was reported at -28.966 USD bn in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -42.502 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 6.116 USD bn from Dec 1970 to 2019, with 50 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 190.392 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -42.502 USD bn in 2018. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-28,965.674 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data was reported at -5.433 % in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -7.817 % for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 2.796 % from Dec 1970 to 2019, with 50 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 46.364 % in 1999 and a record low of -7.817 % in 2018. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-5.433 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data was reported at -29.983 USD bn in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -33.429 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data is updated yearly, averaging 4.344 USD bn from Dec 1970 to 2019, with 50 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 223.256 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -33.429 USD bn in 2018. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-29,983.412 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data was reported at -5.624 % in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -6.148 % for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 2.022 % from Dec 1970 to 2019, with 50 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 47.376 % in 1999 and a record low of -6.148 % in 2018. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-5.624 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Net

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Net data was reported at -1.693 USD bn in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -5.802 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging 4.784 USD bn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 12.211 USD bn in 2013 and a record low of -11.824 USD bn in 2011. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-1,693.273 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Net

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data was reported at 5.248 USD bn in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of -4.393 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 3.891 USD bn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 10.862 USD bn in 2017 and a record low of -12.390 USD bn in 2016. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
5,248.376 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data was reported at -7.879 USD bn in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of -4.511 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -2.551 USD bn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 44.625 USD bn in 2005 and a record low of -63.169 USD bn in 2012. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-7,879.113 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

Belgium BE: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data was reported at -4.294 USD bn in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of -1.821 USD bn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data is updated yearly, averaging -1.423 USD bn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 7.253 USD bn in 2013 and a record low of -5.788 USD bn in 2010. Belgium’s BE: 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 Belgium – Table BE.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 Frequency Range
-4,294.285 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Belgium BE: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

Belgium BE: BOP: Reserves and Related Items

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

Belgium’s BE: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data was reported at 55.224 USD mn in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of 859.775 USD mn for 2018. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data is updated yearly, averaging 9.986 USD mn from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 18 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 6.970 USD bn in 2009 and a record low of -2.175 USD bn in 2005. Belgium’s BE: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Belgium – Table BE.World Bank.WDI: Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account. Reserves and related items is the net change in a country's holdings of international reserves resulting from transactions on the current, capital, and financial accounts. Reserve assets are those external assets that are readily available to and controlled by monetary authorities for meeting balance of payments financing needs, and include holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other reserve assets. Also included are net credit and loans from the IMF (excluding reserve position) and total exceptional financing. 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 Frequency Range
55.224 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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