Balance of Payments of the Republic of Belarus January-June 2020

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 2019 January-June 2020 January-June 2020 to January-June 2019, %
I. Current account -773.5 -1,101.9 142.5
1. Goods and services 269.2 726.9 270.0
exports 20,009.8 16,598.7 83.0
imports 19,740.6 15,871.8 80.4
1.1. Goods -1,486.9 -1,156.5 77.8
exports (f.o.b.) 15,663.4 12,497.1 79.8
imports (f.o.b.) 17,150.3 13,653.6 79.6
1.2. Services 1,756.1 1,883.4 107.2
exports 4,346.4 4,101.6 94.4
imports 2,590.3 2,218.2 85.6
2. Primary income -1,519.3 -2,098.8 138.1
credit 513.0 445.8 86.9
debit 2,032.3 2,544.6 125.2
3. Secondary income 476.6 270.0 56.7
credit 1,231.1 944.7 76.7
debit 754.5 674.7 89.4
II. Capital account 2.0 4.2 210.0
credit 2.8 5.2 185.7
debit 0.8 1.0 125.0
Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-)
(balance from current and capital accounts)
-771.5 -1,097.7 142.3
III. Financial account
Net lending (+) / net borrowing (-)*
(from financial account)
-1,343.3 -252.0 18.8
3.1. Direct investment -1,113.5 -1,244.9 111.8
Net acquisition of financial assets -49.3 39.3 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 1,064.2 1,284.2 120.7
3.2. Portfolio investment -513.7 -1,373.1 267.3
Net incurrence of liabilities -2.6 -14.3 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 511.1 1,358.8 265.9
including: General Government 0.4 1,385.0 x
3.3. Financial derivatives 1.7 -9.7 x
Net acquisition of financial assets 2.1 -3.6 x
Net incurrence of liabilities 0.4 6.1 x
3.4. Other investment 282.2 2,375.7 x
Net acquisition of financial assets 150.7 2,078.6 x
3.4.1. Other equity 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2. Debt instruments 150.7 2,078.6 x
3.4.2.1. Central bank -147.1 -105.3 71.6
3.4.2.2. Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank -853.6 1,325.0 x
3.4.2.3. General government 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2.4. Other sectors 1,151.4 858.9 74.6
Currency and deposits 574.6 424.0 73.8
Credits and loans 50.4 8.1 16.1
Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0.0 0.0 x
Trade credit and advances 504.5 442.2 87.7
Other accounts receivable 21.9 -15.4 x
Net incurrence of liabilities -131.5 -297.1 225.9
3.4.1. Other equity 0.0 0.0 x
3.4.2. Debt instruments -131.5 -297.1 225.9
3.4.2.1. Central bank -74.2 -81.3 109.6
3.4.2.2. Deposit-taking corporations, except the central bank 221.5 318.3 143.7
3.4.2.3. General government -289.1 -359.9 124.5
3.4.2.4. Other sectors 10.3 -174.2 x
Currency and deposits -204.2 70.2 x
Credits and loans 58.5 268.2 x
Insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes 0.0 -0.1 x
Trade credit and advances 158.2 -519.2 x
Other accounts payable -2.2 6.7 x
IV. Net errors and omissions 299.2 -154.2 x
V. Reserves and Related Items 871.0 -999.9 x
5.1. Reserve assets 871.0 -999.9 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)).