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Finland 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.
  • Current account balance of payments: The current account balance is the difference between a country’s current receipts from and its current payments to the rest of the world. These current transactions consist of exports and imports of goods; exports and imports of services such as tourism, international freight and passenger transport, insurance and financial services; income consisting of wages and salaries, dividends, interest and other property income; and transfers.

    Note that property income includes retained earnings of foreign-owned subsidiaries. All earnings of foreign-owned subsidiaries are treated as if they were remitted abroad and the part which is actually retained in the country where the subsidiary is located is then shown as a re-investment flow in the capital account.
  • Current account balance of payments per million: The current account balance is the difference between a country’s current receipts from and its current payments to the rest of the world. These current transactions consist of exports and imports of goods; exports and imports of services such as tourism, international freight and passenger transport, insurance and financial services; income consisting of wages and salaries, dividends, interest and other property income; and transfers.

    Note that property income includes retained earnings of foreign-owned subsidiaries. All earnings of foreign-owned subsidiaries are treated as if they were remitted abroad and the part which is actually retained in the country where the subsidiary is located is then shown as a re-investment flow in the capital account. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$ per million: Net errors and omissions (BoP, current US$). Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that accounts in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. Net errors and omissions are derived as the balance on the financial account minus the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Net financial account > BoP, current US$ per capita: Net financial account (BoP, current US$). The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net financial account > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Net financial account (BoP, current US$). The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Net primary income > BoP, current US$ per million: Net primary income (BoP, current US$). Net primary income refers to receipts and payments of employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (receipts and payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Net primary income > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Net primary income (BoP, current US$). Net primary income refers to receipts and payments of employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (receipts and payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Personal remittances, received > Current US$: Personal remittances, received (current US$). Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Portfolio equity, net inflows > BoP, current US$: Portfolio equity, net inflows (BoP, current US$). Portfolio equity includes net inflows from equity securities other than those recorded as direct investment and including shares, stocks, depository receipts (American or global), and direct purchases of shares in local stock markets by foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Secondary income receipts > BoP, current US$: Secondary income receipts (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Secondary income, other sectors, payments > BoP, current US$ per capita: Secondary income, other sectors, payments (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Secondary income, other sectors, payments > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Secondary income, other sectors, payments (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts > BoP, current US$ $3.32 billion 2012 13th out of 97
Current account balance of payments 4.6% 2009 8th out of 30
Current account balance of payments per million 0.862% 2009 5th out of 30
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > % of GDP 1.75% 2012 124th out of 176
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ $4.33 billion 2012 46th out of 195
Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$ per million $-3,345,887,940.38 2012 146th out of 149
Net financial account > BoP, current US$ per capita $-3,980.08 2012 149th out of 149
Net financial account > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -8.619% 2012 109th out of 138
Net primary income > BoP, current US$ per million $-66,894,394.64 2012 63th out of 149
Net primary income > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -0.145% 2012 30th out of 138
Personal remittances, received > Current US$ $866.28 million 2012 73th out of 149
Portfolio equity, net inflows > BoP, current US$ $3.10 billion 2012 27th out of 104
Secondary income receipts > BoP, current US$ $3.13 billion 2012 59th out of 147
Secondary income, other sectors, payments > BoP, current US$ per capita $328.07 2012 31st out of 144
Secondary income, other sectors, payments > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 0.71% 2012 72nd out of 133

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; OECD Country statistical profiles 2009; OECD Country statistical profiles 2009. 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, 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 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 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.; World Bank staff estimates; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, and World Bank, International Debt Statistics. World Bank World Development Indicators.

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