THE BAHAMAS'
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: 2006 - 2009
($US Mn)
 
ITEMS 2006 2007 2008 2009
 
CURRENT ACCOUNT -1373.7 -1314.5 -1165.1 -927.2
GOODS -2033.1 -2154.4 -2243.3 -1874.2
Merchandise Exports 454.4 502.5 560.0 420.9
Merchandise Imports 2724.1 2948.0 3193.5 2525.9
Goods for processing - - - -
Repair on goods - - - -
Goods procured in ports by carriers 236.6 291.1 390.2 230.8
Services 825.3 1019.4 1140.2 1074.3
Transportation -301.1 -315.8 -308.0 -267.9
Travel 1671.2 1809.6 1848.5 1697.4
Communication 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Insurance Services -120.7 -107.0 -106.6 -92.6
Financial Services 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Government n.i.e. -68.4 -44.9 -56.4 -87.0
Other Services -355.7 -322.5 -237.3 -175.6
Income -218.0 -231.3 -118.0 -209.6
Compensation of Employees -92.8 -84.7 -58.7 -57.4
Investment Income -125.2 -146.6 -59.3 -152.2
Direct Investment - - - -
Portfolio Investment - - - -
Other Investment - - - -
Transfers 52.1 51.8 56.0 82.3
Government Transfers 58.4 60.9 62.9 88.3
Private Transfers -6.3 -9.1 -6.9 -6.0
CAPITAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS 1216.8 999.6 1116.9 1072.9
Capital Account -63.5 -75.7 -76.3 -31.7
Capital Transfers -63.5 -75.7 -76.3 -31.7
Debt Forgiveness - - - -
Migrant Transfers -63.5 -75.7 -76.3 -31.7
Financial Account (excluding Reserves) 1280.3 1075.3 1193.2 1104.6
Direct Investment 706.5 746.2 838.9 653.7
Portfolio Investment - - - -
Other Investment 592.6 337.4 379.3 467.7
Net Errors and Omissions 78.1 268.8 156.8 107.1
OVERALL BALANCE -79.1 -45.9 108.7 253.0
FINANCING - Change in Reserves 79.1 45.7 -108.7 -253.0
Change in Reserves 79.1 45.7 -108.7 -253.0
Government -0.5 -0.5 0.3 0.1
Commercial Banks - - - -
Central Bank 79.5 46.3 -109.0 -73.9
   
Last Updated on July 2010

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