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INVESTMENT INCOME

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Definition:
Investment income (property income in the 1993 System of National Accounts) covers income derived from a resident entity's ownership of foreign financial assets. The most common types of investment income are income on equity (dividends) and income on debt (interest).

Source Publication:
BPM para. 274.

Cross References:
Property income

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/np/sta/bop/BOPman.pdf

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - Balance of payments

Created on Monday, February 11, 2002

Last updated on Wednesday, April 17, 2002