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Honduras

Honduras Balance of payments Stats

Definitions

  • Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows > BoP > Current US: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows in reporting econ: Foreign direct investment (net) shows the net change in foreign investment in the reporting country. Foreign direct investment is defined as investment that is made to acquire a lasting management interest (usually of 10 percent of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in a country other than that of the investor (defined according to residency), the investor's purpose being an effective voice in the management of the enterprise. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows in the reporting economy. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Capital and financial account > Net errors and omissions > Adjusted > BoP > Current US$: Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that all debit and credit entries in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. In the International Financial Statistics presentation, this is equal to the difference between reserves and related items and the sum of the balances of the current, capital, and financial accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Capital and financial account > Profit remittances on FDI > Current US$: Profit remittances on foreign direct investment covers payments of direct investment income (debit side), which consist of income on equity (dividends, branch profits, and reinvested earnings) and income on the intercompany debt (interest). Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Current account > Balances > Current account balance > Current US$: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods, services, net income, and net current transfers. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Current account > Balances > Net trade in goods > US$: Net trade in goods is the difference between exports and imports of goods. The category includes goods previously included in services: goods received or sent for processing and their subsequent export or import in the form of processed goods, repairs on goods, and goods procured in ports by carriers. Trade in services is not included. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Current account > Goods > Services and income > Exports > Goods and services > Current U: Exports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents of general merchandise, goods sent for processing and repairs, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Current account > Goods > Services and income > Exports of goods > Services > Income and wo: Exports of goods and services are the total value of goods and services exported as well as income and workers' remittances received. Workers' remittances include compensation of employees. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Current account > Goods > Services and income > Salary and investment income to foreigner: Income payments refer to employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments). Income derived from the use of intangible assets is excluded from income and recorded under business services. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Current account > Transfers > Current transfers > Receipts > BoP > Current US$: Current transfers (receipts) are recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Financial > Reserves: Changes in net reserves is the net change in a country's holdings of international reserves resulting from transactions on the current, capital, and financial accounts. These include changes in holdings of monetary gold, SDRs, foreign exchange assets, reserve position in the International Monetary Fund, and other claims on nonresidents that are available to the central authority. The measure is net of liabilities constituting foreign authorities' reserves, and counterpart items for valuation changes and exceptional financing items. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Foreign investment > Net > USD: Foreign direct investment is net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net, that is, net FDI in the reporting economy from foreign sources less net FDI by the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Migrant capital transfers > Investment grants and debt forgiveness BoP > Current US$: Net capital account includes government debt forgiveness, investment grants in cash or in kind by a government entity, and taxes on capital transfers. Also included are migrants' capital transfers and debt forgiveness and investment grants by nongovernmental entities. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Reserves and other items > Total > Reserves in months of imports: Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. This item shows reserves expressed in terms of the number of months of imports of goods and services they could pay for [Reserves/(Imports/12)]."
  • Shares > Current US$ > DRS: Portfolio equity includes net inflows from equity securities other than those recorded as direct investment and including shares, stocks, depository receipts (American or global), and direct purchases of shares in local stock markets by foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows > BoP > Current US $500.40 million 2009 91st out of 176
Capital and financial account > Foreign direct investment > Net inflows in reporting econ $500.40 million 2009 54th out of 120
Capital and financial account > Net errors and omissions > Adjusted > BoP > Current US$ $-566,480,230.22 2009 98th out of 143
Capital and financial account > Profit remittances on FDI > Current US$ $472.09 million 2009 34th out of 121
Current account > Balances > Current account balance > Current US$ $-448,578,641.42 2009 84th out of 143
Current account > Balances > Net trade in goods > US$ $-2,470,591,061.05 2009 104th out of 142
Current account > Goods > Services and income > Exports > Goods and services > Current U $6.03 billion 2009 86th out of 143
Current account > Goods > Services and income > Exports of goods > Services > Income and wo $8.58 billion 2009 80th out of 143
Current account > Goods > Services and income > Salary and investment income to foreigner 561.2 million 2009 87th out of 143
Current account > Transfers > Current transfers > Receipts > BoP > Current US$ $2.71 billion 2009 53th out of 141
Financial > Reserves 346.85 million 2009 25th out of 143
Foreign investment > Net > USD 499.71 million 2009 66th out of 143
Migrant capital transfers > Investment grants and debt forgiveness BoP > Current US$ $148.67 million 2009 47th out of 139
Reserves and other items > Total > Reserves in months of imports 2.44 2008 95th out of 146
Shares > Current US$ > DRS 0.0 2009 36th out of 121

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.; x; World Bank, Global Development Finance.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

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Honduras Economy > Balance of payments Profiles (Subcategories)

Capital and financial account 6 Reserves and other items 5
Current account 17