Balance of payments   >   (CE139) - Balance of Payments - BPM5 basis (start date:1980)
  Balance of payments     (CE139) - Balance of Payments - BPM5 basis (start date:1980)

Period: Jan-Mar 1980 - Jan-Mar 2018, Quarterly, Millions of U.S. Dollar, Current Flows

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Balance of Payments - BPM5 basis (start date:1980)
Current account
-5,463 -2,872 -6,941
Credit
118,394 127,818 122,548
Goods and services
108,255 117,588 112,948
Goods
101,928 110,262 105,330
General merchandise 1/
101,851 110,183 105,242
Goods procured in ports by carriers 2/
77 78 88
Services
6,326 7,326 7,617
Tourists
4,327 4,814 5,662
Same-day travelers
524 564 555
Transport
491 531 525
Other services
984 1,416 876
Income
2,742 2,653 2,494
Interest
757 979 1,056
Other income
1,985 1,674 1,438
Transfers
7,398 7,577 7,106
Workers' remittances
7,320 7,506 7,036
Other transfers
78 71 70
Debit
123,858 130,690 129,489
Goods and services
117,390 121,193 115,869
Goods
108,005 112,135 107,144
General merchandise 1/
107,901 112,030 107,019
Goods procured in ports by carriers 2/
105 106 126
Services
9,385 9,057 8,724
Freight and insurance
3,072 3,153 2,852
Tourists
2,018 2,235 1,763
Same-day travelers
852 911 843
Transport
956 883 822
Commissions
128 33 110
Other services
2,358 1,844 2,335
Income
6,220 9,183 13,310
Dividends and distributed profits
1,027 3,002 795
Reinvested earnings and undistributed profits
103 -260 7,299
Interest
5,087 6,435 5,209
Public sector
2,601 3,742 3,411
Private sector
2,486 2,693 1,799
Other income
4 5 6
Transfers
247 314 310
Capital account
-18 205 -24
Financial account
9,499 12,139 10,083
Foreign direct investment
8,916 2,722 6,951
In Mexico
5,579 6,487 9,502
Abroad
3,337 -3,765 -2,551
Portfolio investment
237 2,600 6,748
Liabilities
8,722 4,364 6,968
Public sector
2,420 -1,650 5,380
Bonds and notes issued abroad
3,192 303 5,512
Money-market instruments
-772 -1,953 -132
Private sector
6,302 6,015 1,588
Bonds and notes issued abroad
4,535 2,252 907
Equity securities and money-market
1,767 3,763 680
Pidiregas
0 0 0
Assets
-8,486 -1,765 -220
Other investment
347 6,818 -3,616
Liabilities
-2,453 -851 4,183
Public sector
949 -524 1,250
Development banks
-145 1,064 -125
Banco de México
-3 -5 -2
Non banking public sector
1,097 -1,583 1,378
Private sector
-3,402 -327 2,933
Commercial banks
-4,009 1,131 3,744
Non banking private sector
608 -1,458 -811
Pidiregas
0 0 0
Assets
2,799 7,668 -7,799
Errors and omissions
-5,211 -9,185 -990
Change in gross international reserves
-507 561 2,152
Valuation adjustments
-686 -275 -23
Memorandum items
Current account 3/
Balance on goods and services
-9,135 -3,605 -2,921
Balance on goods
-6,077 -1,873 -1,814
Oil trade balance 1/
-5,065 -5,046 -4,790
Non-oil trade balance 1/
-984 3,200 3,013
Balance on goods procured in ports by carriers
-28 -27 -37
Balance on services
-3,058 -1,732 -1,107
Balance on income
-3,478 -6,529 -10,816
Balance on transfers
7,150 7,262 6,796
Financial account
Financial account including reserve assets 4/
10,692 11,853 7,955
Notes:
The balance of payments format follows in general the classification and recording criteria recommended by the International Monetary Fund in the fifth edition of its Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual.
1/ Corresponds to the official statistics of the "Merchandise trade balance of Mexico". SAT, SE, Banco de México, INEGI. SNIEG. Information of National Interest.
2/ It refers to goods purchased by carriers residents of a country during their stay in sea ports and airports of another country.
3/ The balances are the differences between credits and debits. Positive values indicate a surplus and negative values a deficit.
4/ Calculated as the financial account minus the change in gross international reserves and minus valuation adjustments.
Balance of payments(CE139) - Balance of Payments - BPM5 basis (start date:1980)