BELIZE'S
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: 2005 - 2008
($US Mn)
 
ITEMS 2005 2006 2007 2008
 
CURRENT ACCOUNT -151.2 -25.4 -51.1 -139.1
GOODS -231.0 -184.8 -216.4 -313.4
Merchandise Exports 301.4 401.2 407.0 464.0
Merchandise Imports -544.2 -597.9 -634.7 -788.2
Goods for processing 5.3 4.2 2.1 0.2
Repair on goods 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Goods procured in ports by carriers 6.5 7.7 9.1 10.7
SERVICES 143.0 210.7 229.9 216.9
Transportation -20.4 -26.0 -27.0 -44.4
Travel 172.0 219.0 245.9 237.7
Communication 6.2 7.1 10.1 8.5
Insurance Services -28.1 -23.9 -32.8 -21.7
Financial Services -6.0 -1.4 -7.9 -1.4
Government Services 6.2 15.0 20.0 22.3
Other Business Services 13.1 20.9 21.7 15.9
INCOME -114.4 -125.3 -158.0 -154.1
Compensation of Employees -2.1 0.3 -2.9 -3.9
Investment Income -112.3 -125.6 -155.1 -150.2
CURRENT TRANSFERS 51.2 74.0 93.4 111.5
Official (General Government) 3.1 8.5 15.8 22.6
Private (Other Sectors) 48.1 65.5 77.6 89.0
CAPITAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 147.3 83.2 101.9 235.0
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 3.0 9.1 4.1 9.0
Capital Transfers 3.0 9.1 4.1 9.0
Acquisition/Disposal of Non-produced Non-financing Assets 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 144.3 74.1 97.8 225.9
Direct Investment 125.9 108.3 126.0 187.3
Portfolio Investment 17.8 -21.6 78.7 0.2
Other Investments 5.9 -12.6 -106.9 38.4
Public Sector Long Term Loans 0.0 0.0 0.0 64.3
Other Public Sector Capital 0.0 0.0 0.0 -27.3
Commercial Banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other 5.9 -12.6 -106.9 1.3
ERRORS AND OMMISSIONS -8.3 -8.0 -27.9 -38.0
OVERALL BALANCE -12.2 49.8 22.9 57.9
FINANCING 12.2 -49.8 -22.9 -57.9
Change in SDR Holdings 0.0 -0.4 -0.5 -0.2
Change in Reserve Position with the IMF 0.5 -0.3 -0.3 0.2
Change in Government Foreign Assets 12.0 -48.8 -21.5 -56.9
Other -0.3 -0.2 -0.6 -1.0
  0.00 0.00 0.00 Change in Government Foreign Assets
Last Updated on July 2010

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