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FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS – BPM

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French Equivalent: Opérations financières – MBP

Definition:
In the balance of payments, transactions in the financial account component of the capital and financial account would correspond to entries in columns for the financial account of the rest of the world, but changes in assets of the rest of the world would represent changes in liabilities for the compiling economy and vice versa.

Source Publication:
BPM para. 52.

Cross References:
Financial transactions – SNA

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

Version Indicator: BPM

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - Balance of payments

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 11, 2001