Balance of Payments of the Republic of Belarus January-June 2018

According to the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (IMF, 2009)

(analytical presentation, as of the reporting date)
USD mln
Items January-June 2017 January-June 2018 January-June 2018
to January-June 2017, %
I. Current account -330.3 -824.5 249.6
1. Goods and services 645.8 329.1 51.0
exports 16,970.2 20,259.2 119.4
imports 16,324.4 19,930.1 122.1
1.1. Goods -833.6 -1,389.2 166.7
exports (f.o.b.) 13,417.9 16,112.2 120.1
imports (f.o.b.) 14,251.5 17,501.4 122.8
1.2. Services 1,479.4 1,718.3 116.1
exports 3,552.3 4,147.0 116.7
imports 2,072.9 2,428.7 117.2
2. Primary income -1,238.7 -1,806.7 145.9
credit 422.4 478.1 113.2
debit 1,661.1 2,284.8 137.5
3. Secondary income 262.6 653.1 248.7
credit 867.4 1,320.8 152.3
debit 604.8 667.7 110.4
II. Capital account -0.5 17.9 x
credit 1.6 18.9 x
debit 2.1 1.0 47.6
Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-)
(balance from current and capital accounts)
-330.8 -806.6 243.8
III. Financial account
Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-)*
(from financial account)
-1,848.7 -299.3 16.2
3.1. Direct investment -835.2 -1,098.3 131.5
Net acquisition of financial assets 32.0 14.2 44.4
Net incurrence of liabilities 867.2 1,112.5 128.3
3.2. Portfolio investment -1,393.0 426.4 x
Net incurrence of liabilities -1.0 51.3 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 1,392.0 -375.1 x
including: General Government 1,401.8 -200.7 x
3.3. Financial derivatives -9.3 17.8 x
Net acquisition of financial assets -0.9 17.6 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 8.4 -0.2 x
3.4. Other investment 388.8 354.8 91.3
Net acquisition of financial assets -265.2 548.5 x
3.4.1. Other equity 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2. Debt instruments -265.2 548.5 x
3.4.2.1. Central bank 276.4 7.1 2.6
3.4.2.2. Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank -1,476.3 -363.3 24.6
3.4.2.3. General government 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2.4. Other sectors 934.7 904.7 96.8
Currency and deposits 538.8 484.7 90.0
Credits and loans 26.7 20.0 74.9
Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0.0 0.0 x
Trade credit and advances 373.2 405.1 108.5
Other accounts receivable -4.0 -5.1 127.5
Net incurrence of liabilities -654.0 193.7 x
3.4.1. Other equity 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2. Debt instruments -654.0 193.7 x
3.4.2.1. Central bank -101.9 11.4 x
3.4.2.2. Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank -708.6 165.2 x
3.4.2.3. General government 495.6 -1.4 x
3.4.2.4. Other sectors -339.1 18.5 x
Credits and loans 60.5 177.8 293.9
Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes -0.1 -0.1 100.0
Trade credit and advances -405.1 -125.3 30.9
Other accounts payable 5.6 -33.9 x
IV. Net errors and omissions 39.0 114.3 293.1
V. Reserves and Related Items 1,556.9 -393.0 x
5.1. Reserve assets 1,556.9 -393.0 x
5.2. Credits and loans with the IMF 0.0 0.0 x
5.3. Exceptional financing (liabilities) 0.0 0.0 x

* In the financial account the symbol "+" means increase of assets and liabilities, the symbol "-" their decrease (according to the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (IMF, 2009)).