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F. Balance of Payments (10 April 2017)

(in 100 millions of yen)

2016 2017
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan(P) Feb(P)
Current Account 23,803 29,722 18,161 17,576 9,765 19,396 19,704 18,643 15,466 14,267 11,143 655 28,136
  Goods & Services 5,665 11,400 2,712 1,127 6,044 3,972 1,675 5,743 2,390 4,035 5,201 -10,892 10,130
  Goods 4,036 8,771 6,825 308 7,625 6,007 2,180 6,672 5,659 3,400 8,087 -8,534 10,768
  Exports 56,454 63,367 56,167 50,636 58,458 55,560 53,000 58,805 57,490 59,418 66,815 55,173 63,339
Imports 52,419 54,596 49,342 50,328 50,833 49,553 50,819 52,133 51,831 56,017 58,728 63,707 52,570
Services 1,630 2,630 -4,113 819 -1,581 -2,035 -506 -929 -3,269 635 -2,886 -2,357 -639
Primary income 20,126 21,591 17,452 18,936 4,127 16,935 19,811 15,100 14,749 12,049 6,841 12,655 19,751
Secondary income -1,988 -3,269 -2,002 -2,487 -406 -1,511 -1,781 -2,200 -1,673 -1,817 -900 -1,108 -1,745
Capital Account -146 -234 204 -80 -87 -466 -129 -269 -790 -99 -99 -235 -119
Financial Account 30,456 52,077 16,157 40,013 13,627 40,236 31,244 33,480 7,866 11,842 2,412 -15,351 17,752
  Direct investment 13,158 11,557 8,492 5,383 4,652 4,767 -1,211 45,202 15,546 6,326 21,066 11,110 21,355
Portfolio investment 95,512 93,875 -52,627 66,788 30,083 32,147 65,577 4,580 31,254 -23,402 -51,994 -47,137 -28,642
Financial derivatives
(other than reserves)
-9,263 -3,107 -4,656 -3,139 -4,131 -3,308 -4,023 -1,687 -925 4,863 11,968 5,916 3,758
Other investment -70,004 -47,586 65,239 -31,097 -14,318 8,702 -28,793 -15,786 -33,063 22,284 22,075 3,775 16,762
Reserve assets 1,053 -2,663 -292 2,077 -2,659 -2,073 -306 1,171 -4,946 1,771 -704 10,986 4,519
Net errors & omissions 6,799 22,588 -2,209 22,517 3,949 21,306 11,669 15,106 -6,811 -2,326 -8,632 -15,771 -10,265
(Notes)
  • 1. Totals may not add due to rounding.

  • 2. "(P)" means Preliminary.

  • 3. Certain figures from February 2016 up to September 2016 are revised as of April 10, 2017.


• Trend of Balance of Payments

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(Appendix table)

1. Direct Investment Assets/Liabilities

(in 100 millions of yen)

2016 2017
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan(P) Feb(P)
Direct Investment Assets Execution 62,228 78,320 37,790 39,205 53,361 55,010 51,933 80,050 54,097 48,819 71,013 57,437 68,934
Withdrawal 46,430 57,497 30,445 30,040 36,102 32,101 66,075 35,311 38,619 36,805 49,293 46,363 45,413
Net 15,798 20,823 7,345 9,166 17,259 22,909 -14,142 44,740 15,478 12,014 21,720 11,074 23,521
  Equity other than reinvestment of earnings Execution 14,486 25,488 5,595 5,378 10,214 25,274 8,308 41,983 15,595 8,088 15,505 6,323 19,053
Withdrawal 738 8,895 2,061 2,831 2,121 5,120 27,765 2,196 3,950 2,885 4,321 1,199 1,997
Net 13,747 16,593 3,534 2,547 8,093 20,155 -19,457 39,786 11,645 5,203 11,183 5,124 17,056
Reinvestment of earnings Execution 4,186 4,186 4,186 4,188 4,134 4,147 4,163 4,654 4,655 4,652 4,653 4,654 4,639
Withdrawal - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Net 4,186 4,186 4,186 4,188 4,134 4,147 4,163 4,654 4,655 4,652 4,653 4,654 4,639
Debt instruments Execution 43,556 48,646 28,009 29,639 39,013 25,589 39,461 33,413 33,847 36,079 50,855 46,460 45,242
Withdrawal 45,691 48,602 28,384 27,209 33,981 26,981 38,310 33,114 34,669 33,920 44,971 45,165 43,417
Net -2,135 44 -375 2,430 5,032 -1,392 1,152 299 -822 2,159 5,884 1,295 1,826
Direct Investment liabilities Execution 12,958 30,252 30,899 34,531 49,642 47,761 39,297 24,542 19,411 21,184 25,574 26,261 32,483
Withdrawal 10,317 20,986 32,047 30,748 37,034 29,619 52,228 25,004 19,479 15,496 24,920 26,297 30,317
Net 2,640 9,266 -1,148 3,783 12,607 18,142 -12,931 -462 -68 5,688 654 -36 2,166
  Equity other than reinvestment of earnings Execution 954 2,682 1,356 3,366 1,862 1,653 4,260 1,342 1,024 576 1,641 1,887 1,573
Withdrawal 341 2,651 1,969 2,334 1,510 570 236 1,116 352 539 3,847 926 335
Net 613 31 -612 1,032 353 1,083 4,024 226 671 37 -2,206 961 1,237
Reinvestment of earnings Execution 1,131 1,110 1,094 1,091 1,128 1,130 1,135 1,175 1,181 1,149 1,131 1,138 1,170
Withdrawal - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Net 1,131 1,110 1,094 1,091 1,128 1,130 1,135 1,175 1,181 1,149 1,131 1,138 1,170
Debt instruments Execution 10,873 26,460 28,449 30,074 46,651 44,978 33,902 22,025 17,206 19,459 22,803 23,235 29,740
Withdrawal 9,976 18,334 30,078 28,415 35,525 29,048 51,992 23,888 19,127 14,957 21,074 25,370 29,981
Net 897 8,125 -1,629 1,659 11,127 15,929 -18,090 -1,864 -1,921 4,502 1,729 -2,135 -241
(Notes)
  • 1. Reinvestment of earnings are recorded under "Execution". Negative figures are recorded when retained earnings decrease.

  • 2. "(P)" means Preliminary.

  • 3. Certain figures from February 2016 up to September 2016 are revised as of April 10, 2017.


2. Portfolio Investment Assets/Liabilities

(in 100 millions of yen)

2016
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
Portfolio Investment Assets 51,531 68,023 6,368 28,220 28,240 71,389
  Equity and investment fund shares Acquisition 49,643 51,094 41,965 49,300 47,698 44,706
Disposition 36,955 39,153 49,864 44,464 37,543 32,302
Net 12,689 11,941 -7,899 4,835 10,154 12,404
Long-term debt securities Acquisition 356,975 346,286 321,093 298,956 340,244 342,893
Disposition 317,912 287,097 304,656 277,428 319,909 283,246
Net 39,063 59,190 16,437 21,528 20,335 59,647
Short-term debt securities Acquisition 22,987 23,642 20,622 24,181 25,641 16,526
Disposition 23,207 26,750 22,793 22,325 27,890 17,188
Net -220 -3,108 -2,170 1,856 -2,249 -662
Portfolio Investment Liabilities -43,981 -25,853 58,995 -38,568 -1,843 39,242
  Equity and investment fund shares Acquisition 509,354 436,311 432,393 363,301 423,790 399,713
Disposition 537,736 455,743 420,510 366,273 428,525 400,851
Net -28,382 -19,432 11,882 -2,972 -4,735 -1,139
Long-term debt securities Acquisition 106,434 111,032 105,806 56,368 89,513 84,491
Disposition 90,096 118,702 64,728 47,598 96,919 67,481
Net 16,338 -7,670 41,078 8,770 -7,406 17,010
Short-term debt securities Acquisition 172,819 207,316 160,636 165,873 201,357 152,085
Disposition 204,756 206,067 154,601 210,240 191,059 128,714
Net -31,937 1,249 6,035 -44,367 10,298 23,371
2016 2017
Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan(P) Feb(P)
Portfolio Investment Assets 35,100 14,700 26,253 15,521 -26,247 -4,761 -15,610
  Equity and investment fund shares Acquisition 44,567 40,479 38,853 54,701 43,209 39,907 47,561
Disposition 33,205 36,151 34,987 40,208 46,866 32,270 41,699
Net 11,362 4,328 3,865 14,494 -3,657 7,637 5,862
Long-term debt securities Acquisition 328,876 319,198 312,978 354,912 255,366 282,541 277,301
Disposition 302,096 310,016 288,438 353,913 276,503 295,134 298,465
Net 26,780 9,181 24,540 999 -21,136 -12,593 -21,164
Short-term debt securities Acquisition 13,413 21,354 15,949 11,749 9,788 13,200 17,590
Disposition 16,455 20,163 18,102 11,720 11,241 13,004 17,898
Net -3,042 1,191 -2,153 29 -1,453 196 -308
Portfolio Investment Liabilities -30,478 10,120 -5,001 38,923 25,747 42,377 13,031
  Equity and investment fund shares Acquisition 374,367 341,393 335,018 448,884 445,939 374,080 386,575
Disposition 379,181 353,954 326,128 436,628 439,723 374,873 388,634
Net -4,814 -12,560 8,890 12,256 6,217 -793 -2,059
Long-term debt securities Acquisition 77,452 117,559 72,175 75,209 83,020 88,824 80,307
Disposition 66,098 118,130 69,446 74,817 87,708 68,708 68,415
Net 11,355 -571 2,729 392 -4,687 20,116 11,892
Short-term debt securities Acquisition 166,694 210,087 152,567 181,198 194,651 165,368 170,238
Disposition 203,712 186,835 169,188 154,922 170,434 142,314 167,040
Net -37,018 23,252 -16,620 26,276 24,217 23,054 3,198
(Notes)
  • 1. Totals may not add due to rounding.

  • 2. "(P)" means Preliminary.

  • 3. Certain figures from February 2016 up to September 2016 are revised as of April 10, 2017.

Source : International Bureau (https://www.mof.go.jp/english/international_policy/reference/balance_of_payments/index.htm)