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Barbados

Barbadian and Bajan Balance of payments Stats

Definitions

  • Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts > BoP, current US$: Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$). Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Foreign direct investment, net inflows > % of GDP: Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP). 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, and is divided by GDP.
  • Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$: Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$). 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.
  • Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ per capita: Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$). Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$). Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Grants, excluding technical cooperation > BoP, current US$: Grants, excluding technical cooperation (BoP, current US$). Grants are defined as legally binding commitments that obligate a specific value of funds available for disbursement for which there is no repayment requirement. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Net errors and omissions (BoP, current US$). Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that accounts in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. Net errors and omissions are derived as the balance on the financial account minus the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Net financial account > BoP, current US$: Net financial account (BoP, current US$). The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net primary income > BoP, current US$: Net primary income (BoP, current US$). Net primary income refers to receipts and payments of employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (receipts and payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net primary income > BoP, current US$ per million: Net primary income (BoP, current US$). Net primary income refers to receipts and payments of employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (receipts and payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Portfolio equity, net inflows > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Portfolio equity, net inflows (BoP, current US$). Portfolio equity includes net inflows from equity securities other than those recorded as direct investment and including shares, stocks, depository receipts (American or global), and direct purchases of shares in local stock markets by foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Primary income receipts > BoP, current US$: Primary income receipts (BoP, current US$). Primary income receipts refer to employee compensation paid to resident workers working abroad and investment income (receipts on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Reserves and related items > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$). Reserves and related items is the net change in a country's holdings of international reserves resulting from transactions on the current, capital, and financial accounts. Reserve assets are those external assets that are readily available to and controlled by monetary authorities for meeting balance of payments financing needs, and include holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other reserve assets. Also included are net credit and loans from the IMF (excluding reserve position) and total exceptional financing. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Secondary income receipts > BoP, current US$ per capita: Secondary income receipts (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Secondary income receipts > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Secondary income receipts (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts > BoP, current US$ $3.43 million 2010 70th out of 118
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > % of GDP 8.44% 2012 33th out of 176
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ $356.37 million 2012 126th out of 195
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ per capita $1,258.28 2012 20th out of 195
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 14.45% 2011 14th out of 185
Grants, excluding technical cooperation > BoP, current US$ $15.57 million 2010 135th out of 141
Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -1.573% 2010 124th out of 163
Net financial account > BoP, current US$ $-283,070,233.03 2010 87th out of 168
Net primary income > BoP, current US$ $-113,090,358.23 2010 69th out of 169
Net primary income > BoP, current US$ per million $-403,323,721.56 2010 137th out of 169
Portfolio equity, net inflows > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -0.101% 2010 119th out of 138
Primary income receipts > BoP, current US$ $235.02 million 2010 101st out of 170
Reserves and related items > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -1.102% 2010 122nd out of 163
Secondary income receipts > BoP, current US$ per capita $493.90 2010 42nd out of 166
Secondary income receipts > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 3.37% 2010 91st out of 161

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources. World Bank World Development Indicators. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; World Bank, International Debt Statistics; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, and World Bank, International Debt Statistics. World Bank World Development Indicators. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Barbados Economy > Trade > Balance of payments Profiles (Subcategories)

Grants, excluding technical cooperation 3 Reserves and related items 3

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