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INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT POSITION

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French Equivalent: Position extérieure globale

Definition:
The international investment position is a statistical statement, compiled at a specified date such as year end, of: (i) the value and composition of the stock of an economy’s financial assets or the economy’s claims on the rest of the world, and (ii) the value and composition of the stock of an economy’s liabilities to the rest of the world.

Source Publication:
BPM 14 [BPM 461].

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

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001