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Liberia

Liberia Balance of payments Stats

Definitions

  • 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$). Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Insurance and financial services > % of service imports, BoP: Insurance and financial services (% of service imports, BoP). Insurance and financial services cover various types of insurance provided to nonresidents by resident insurance enterprises and vice versa, and financial intermediary and auxiliary services (except those of insurance enterprises and pension funds) exchanged between residents and nonresidents.
  • Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$ per million: Net errors and omissions (BoP, current US$). Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that accounts in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. Net errors and omissions are derived as the balance on the financial account minus the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$, % 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$). The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net financial account > BoP, current US$ 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$). Net primary income refers to receipts and payments of employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (receipts and payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments, and receipts on reserve assets). Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Net secondary income > BoP, current US$: Net secondary income (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Net secondary income > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Net secondary income (BoP, current US$). Secondary income refers to transfers recorded in the balance of payments whenever an economy provides or receives goods, services, income, or financial items without a quid pro quo. All transfers not considered to be capital are current. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Personal remittances, received > Current US$, % of GDP: Personal remittances, received (current US$). Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Compensation of employees refers to the income of border, seasonal, and other short-term workers who are employed in an economy where they are not resident and of residents employed by nonresident entities. Data are the sum of two items defined in the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual: personal transfers and compensation of employees. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > % of GDP 78.1% 2012 1st out of 176
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ $1.35 billion 2012 88th out of 195
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ per capita $323.14 2012 73th out of 195
Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 76.63% 2012 1st out of 173
Insurance and financial services > % of service imports, BoP 0.0194% 2011 154th out of 154
Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$ per million $-6,573,511.38 2011 81st out of 156
Net errors and omissions > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -1.735% 2011 118th out of 151
Net financial account > BoP, current US$ $-782,472,713.87 2011 90th out of 156
Net financial account > BoP, current US$ per capita $-191.80 2011 95th out of 156
Net financial account > BoP, current US$, % of GDP -50.632% 2011 150th out of 151
Net primary income > BoP, current US$ per million $21.58 million 2011 30th out of 157
Net primary income > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 5.7% 2011 5th out of 151
Net secondary income > BoP, current US$ $1.22 billion 2011 55th out of 159
Net secondary income > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 78.8% 2011 1st out of 151
Personal remittances, received > Current US$, % of GDP 23.29% 2011 4th out of 154

SOURCES: 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.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files. 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. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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

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