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Latest publication: Balance of payments and international investment position 2019, June

Published: 15 August 2014

Current account in surplus, positive capital inflow in June 2014

In June 2014, Finland's current account showed a surplus of EUR 0.3 billion. Financial account posted a positive capital inflow.

Current account

In June, as a result of a surplus in the goods and primary account, the current account showed a surplus of EUR 0.3 billion. In the corresponding period one year earlier, the current account showed a surplus of EUR 0.03 billion. The 12-month moving sum of the current account was EUR 4.4 billion in deficit.

Finland’s current account and trade account, 12–month moving sum

Finland’s current account and trade account, 12–month moving sum

Financial account and international investment position

In June, net capital inflow to Finland amounted to EUR 1.0 billion. Foreign direct investment assets decreased by EUR 0.6 billion, while Finland's liabilities to the rest of the world in the form of direct investments contracted by EUR 0.2 billion. Portfolio investment showed net capital outflow of EUR 3.1 billion; portfolio investment assets grew by EUR 1.8 billion, while portfolio investment liabilities decreased by EUR 1.3 billion. Other investment flows, i.e. loans, deposits and trade credits, were EUR 3.7 billion inward.

At the end of June, the net investment position amounted to EUR 14.7 billion. Finnish residents had EUR 685.6 billion in foreign assets and EUR 670.9 billion in foreign liabilities.

The data for July 2014 will be published on 15 September 2014.

Finland’s international investment position

Finland’s international investment position

Source: Balance of payments and international investment position, Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.8.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Balance of payments and international investment position [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-348X. June 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.9.2019].
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