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BARBADOS'
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: 1998 - 2000
($US Mn)
 
ITEMS 1998 1999(p) 2000 2001 2002
 
CURRENT ACCOUNT -62.4 -147.4 -145.1 -110.6 -171.1
Merchandise Trade Balance -650.6 -714.1 -743.9 -681.1 -702.0
Exports (f.o.b.) 270.1 275.4 286.4 271.2 253.0
Imports (c.i.f) 920.7 989.4 1030.3 952.3 955.0
Services 591.4 571.2 602.8 570.0 546.5
Government n.i.e. 5.9 7.0 7.5 8.4 12.3
Transportation -125.7 -133.7 -138.8 -133.6 -134.3
Travel 629.8 600.1 628.9 596.4 558.9
Other Services 81.5 97.7 105.2 98.9 109.6
Income -56.0 -71.5 -82.3 -93.4 -101.8
Compensation of Employees 11.8
Investment Income -67.8
Transfers 52.8 67.0 78.4 93.9 86.3
Government Transfers -4.1
Private Transfers 56.8
CAPITAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS 24.2 138.7 313.9 290.1 147.4
Capital Account 0.7 0.7 1.8 1.3 0.0
Capital Transfers 0.7 0.7 1.8 1.3 0.0
Debt Forgiveness 0.0
Migrant Transfers 0.7
Financial Account (excluding Reserves) 23.6 138.0 312.1 288.9 147.4
Direct Investment 14.8
Portfolio Investment -24.6
Other Investment 33.4
Total Current and Capital Transactions -38.2 -8.7 168.8 179.6 -23.7
Net Errors and Omissions 1.1 64.3 31.9 47.2 112.6
OVERALL BALANCE -37.2 55.7 200.8 226.6 88.8
FINANCING 37.2 55.7 200.8 226.6 88.8
Official Financing Transactions 0.0
IMF 0.0
Other Monetary Authorities 0.0
Other Financial Institutions 0.0
Change in Net Foreign Assets (CBB Basis) 0.0 -6.3 0.1 0.2 0.0
Less: Commercial Banks' Net Reserves 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Transactions with IMF 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Change in Net International Reserves 0.0 -6.3 0.1 0.2 0.0
(IMF Basis) (Minus = Increase)
   
Last Updated on March 2004



 

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