Japan Balance of Payments: Capital and Financial Account

Japan JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net

1996 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net data was reported at -2.563 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of -6.580 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging -4.403 USD bn from Dec 1996 to 2017, with 22 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 496.966 USD mn in 2011 and a record low of -16.468 USD bn in 1999. JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Japan – Table JP.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
-6,579.73 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net from 1996 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

1996 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data was reported at 149.732 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 134.603 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging 55.954 USD bn from Dec 1996 to 2017, with 22 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 149.732 USD bn in 2017 and a record low of 9.481 USD bn in 1999. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
134,749.14 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net from 1996 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

1977 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data was reported at 18.838 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 39.323 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 1.286 USD bn from Dec 1977 to 2017, with 41 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 39.323 USD bn in 2016 and a record low of -2.397 USD bn in 2006. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
34,904.74 2016 yearly 1977 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows from 1977 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

1977 - 2016 | Yearly | % | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data was reported at 0.387 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 0.795 % for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 0.046 % from Dec 1977 to 2017, with 41 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 0.795 % in 2016 and a record low of -0.053 % in 2006. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
0.71 2016 yearly 1977 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP from 1977 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

1970 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data was reported at 168.569 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 173.926 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows data is updated yearly, averaging 24.125 USD bn from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 173.926 USD bn in 2016 and a record low of 355.000 USD mn in 1970. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
169,653.88 2016 yearly 1970 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows from 1970 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

1970 - 2016 | Yearly | % | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data was reported at 3.460 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 3.514 % for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 0.619 % from Dec 1970 to 2017, with 48 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 3.514 % in 2016 and a record low of 0.150 % in 1971. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
3.43 2016 yearly 1970 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP from 1970 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net

1996 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net data was reported at 157.462 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 261.651 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net data is updated yearly, averaging 138.151 USD bn from Dec 1996 to 2017, with 22 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 261.651 USD bn in 2016 and a record low of -4.255 USD bn in 2013. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Japan – Table JP.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
265,323.62 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net from 1996 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

1977 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data was reported at 16.628 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of -44.845 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows data is updated yearly, averaging 11.272 USD bn from Dec 1977 to 2017, with 41 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 169.753 USD bn in 2013 and a record low of -69.692 USD bn in 2008. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
-44,908.76 2016 yearly 1977 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows from 1977 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

1996 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data was reported at -52.050 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 268.042 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net data is updated yearly, averaging 33.015 USD bn from Dec 1996 to 2017, with 22 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 282.689 USD bn in 2008 and a record low of -274.652 USD bn in 2013. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
274,517.56 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net from 1996 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net

Japan JP: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

1996 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data was reported at -35.775 USD bn in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 74.235 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions data is updated yearly, averaging 9.889 USD bn from Dec 1996 to 2017, with 22 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 74.235 USD bn in 2016 and a record low of -42.952 USD bn in 2013. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
84,638.52 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions from 1996 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions

Japan JP: BOP: Reserves and Related Items

1996 - 2016 | Yearly | USD mn | World Bank

JP: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data was reported at 23.577 USD bn in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of -5.331 USD bn for 2016. JP: BOP: Reserves and Related Items data is updated yearly, averaging 33.561 USD bn from Dec 1996 to 2017, with 22 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 187.153 USD bn in 2003 and a record low of -38.261 USD bn in 2012. JP: 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 Japan – Table JP.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
-5,331.27 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016

View Japan's JP: BOP: Reserves and Related Items from 1996 to 2016 in the chart:

Japan JP: BOP: Reserves and Related Items
JP: BOP: Capital Account: Net
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Inflows: % of GDP
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net Outflows: % of GDP
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Net
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Equity: Net Inflows
JP: BOP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Net
JP: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions
JP: BOP: Reserves and Related Items
Unlimited access tailored to your data needs
Flexible monthly access to CEIC data