Balance of Payments of the Republic of Belarus January-March 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-March 2017 January-March 2018 January-March 2018
to January-March 2017, %
I. Current account -778.8 -1,294.7 166.2
1. Goods and services 228.6 305.5 133.6
exports 7,769.3 9,767.7 125.7
imports 7,540.7 9,462.2 125.5
1.1. Goods -476.5 -527.5 110.7
exports (f.o.b.) 6,145.1 7,796.4 126.9
imports (f.o.b.) 6,621.6 8,323.9 125.7
1.2. Services 705.1 833.0 118.1
exports 1,624.2 1,971.3 121.4
imports 919.1 1,138.3 123.8
2. Primary income -1,141.2 -2,019.8 177.0
credit 174.3 198.4 113.8
debit 1,315.5 2,218.2 168.6
3. Secondary income 133.8 419.6 x
credit 401.4 709.3 176.7
debit 267.6 289.7 108.3
II. Capital account 0.7 16.8 x
credit 1.2 17.5 x
debit 0.5 0.7 140.0
Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-)
(balance from current and capital accounts)
-778.1 -1,277.9 164.2
III. Financial account
Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-)*
(from financial account)
-922.4 -702.8 76.2
3.1. Direct investment -791.7 -1,398.6 176.7
Net acquisition of financial assets 21.4 12.3 57.5
Net incurrence of liabilities 813.1 1,410.9 173.5
3.2. Portfolio investment -1.4 310.0 x
Net incurrence of liabilities -0.4 51.8 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 1.0 -258.2 x
including: General Government 0.6 -200.6 x
3.3. Financial derivatives -4.2 -0.4 9.5
Net acquisition of financial assets -0.2 1.6 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 4.0 2.0 50.0
3.4. Other investment -125.1 386.2 x
Net acquisition of financial assets -1,052.7 257.0 x
3.4.1. Other equity 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2. Debt instruments -1,052.7 257.0 x
3.4.2.1. Central bank 4.6 1.5 32.6
3.4.2.2. Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank -1,305.8 -92.9 7.1
3.4.2.3. General government 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2.4. Other sectors 248.5 348.4 140.2
Currency and deposits 159.8 207.1 129.6
Credits and loans 10.0 19.4 194.0
Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0.0 0.0 x
Trade credit and advances 85.0 130.9 154.0
Other accounts receivable -6.3 -9.0 142.9
Net incurrence of liabilities -927.6 -129.2 13.9
3.4.1. Other equity 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2. Debt instruments -927.6 -129.2 13.9
3.4.2.1. Central bank -3.5 2.0 x
3.4.2.2. Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank -741.5 91.5 x
3.4.2.3. General government -139.9 -117.6 84.1
3.4.2.4. Other sectors -42.7 -105.1 246.1
Credits and loans -10.1 153.6 x
Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes -0.1 -0.1 100.0
Trade credit and advances -43.7 -227.7 x
Other accounts payable 11.2 -30.9 x
IV. Net errors and omissions 11.8 174.6 x
V. Reserves and Related Items 156.1 -400.5 x
5.1. Reserve assets 156.1 -400.5 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)).