BARBADOS'
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: 2004 - 2007
($US Mn)
 
ITEMS 2004 2005 2006 2007
 
CURRENT ACCOUNT -339.3 -392.8 -269.8 -168.5
GOODS -981.7 -1070.0 -1011.0 -1037.8
Merchandise Exports 211.2 266.8 327.6 373.2
Merchandise Imports 1260.0 1431.4 1452.6 1525.6
Goods for processing -2.2 1.2 7.9 8.1
Repair on goods -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -1.0
Goods procured in ports by carriers 67.2 94.7 114.0 115.6
Services 586.4 640.6 725.0 824.7
Transportation -171.5 -193.0 -197.9 -215.0
Travel 667.6 801.6 952.4 1100.2
Communication 19.8 20.8 15.9 -1.7
Insurance Services -30.1 -92.3 -123.3 -101.7
Financial Services 13.4 31.3 32.5 63.8
Government n.i.e. -5.5 -13.3 -24.1 -27.8
Other Services 92.8 85.6 69.5 6.8
Income -104.0 -148.6 -199.9 -100.7
Compensation of Employees 28.0 25.7 27.6 46.4
Investment Income -132.0 -174.4 -227.5 -147.1
Direct Investment -60.6 -54.6 -98.3 -60.9
Portfolio Investment -73.1 -123.3 -75.6 -75.6
Other Investment 0.0 0.0 0.1 22.7
Transfers 160.0 185.1 216.1 145.4
Government Transfers 63.6 121.2 141.1 133.7
Private Transfers 96.4 63.9 75.1 11.6
CAPITAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS 175.3 314.8 272.3 518.5
Capital Account 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Transfers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt Forgiveness 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Migrant Transfers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Financial Account (excluding Reserves) 175.3 314.8 272.3 518.5
Direct Investment -16.0 52.8 91.0 36.1
Portfolio Investment -32.2 -87.5 20.6 -55.6
Other Investment 223.4 349.4 160.8 538.0
Net Errors and Omissions -6.2 9.0 -12.6 1.6
OVERALL BALANCE -170.2 -69.1 -10.0 351.6
FINANCING - Change in Reserves 170.2 69.1 -41.4 -277.9
Change in Reserves 170.2 69.1 -41.4 -277.9
Government -6.7 5.6 -2.0 -26.9
Commercial Banks 13.8 92.2 -62.6 -101.3
Central Bank 165.3 -29.7 21.8 -150.8
   
Last Updated on July 2010

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