Subjects > Balance of Payments > Finland
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|Data source(s) used|
The balance of payments is compiled by Bank of Finland (BOF). Data for the current account come from customs statistics on commodity trade and surveys conducted by Statistics Finland. For the financial account BOF surveys of financial institutions, enterprises, general government, and securities traders/custodians are the main sources.
Bank of Finland
Data are compiled monthly
More information on sources and methods can be found in IMF Balance of Payments Statistics
Unit of measure used
Link to Release calendar
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Capital account includes unrequited transfers such as debt forgiveness and grants from EU funds.
Key statistical concept
Data are seasonally adjusted by OECD
Data prior to entry into EMU (prior to 1999) have been converted from the former national currency using the appropriate irrevocable conversion rate. The presentation facilitates comparisons within a country over time and ensures the historical evolution (i.e. growth rates) is preserved. However, pre-EMU euro are a notional unit and are not normally suitable to form area aggregates or to carry out cross-country comparisons.
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The seasonally adjusted current balance series presented in US dollars is obtained by converting the seasonally adjusted monthly and quarterly figures expressed in national currency using respectively the monthly and quarterly average exchange rates. The annual figures are obtained by converting annual raw figures in national currency using the annual average exchange rate. It should be noted that the sum of the monthly (quarterly) figures does not necessarily equal the corresponding quarterly (annual) figure due to fluctuations in the exchange rate.
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|Key statistical concept|
Data include reinvested earnings on direct investment and exclude compensation of employees.
The investment income account is estimated on the basis of the authorised banks' data on purchases and sales of foreign exchange.
|Country: Finland Subject: Balance of Payments > Capital and Financial Accounts > Total (BPM5) > Incl. change in official reserves||FIN.BPCFTT01.......|
|Key statistical concept|
Data refer to capital and financial accounts.
|Country: Finland Subject: Balance of Payments > Financial Account > Portfolio investment||FIN.BPFAPI.......|
Data exclude financial derivatives.