SAINT LUCIA'S
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: 2006 - 2009
($US Mn)
         
ITEMS 2006 2007 2008 2009
         
CURRENT ACCOUNT -309.0 -344.7 -348.6 -218.2
GOODS -424.3 -440.5 -439.1 -310.1
Merchandise Export 72.3 76.1 138.3 128.6
Merchandise Import 521.0 541.7 604.8 464.1
Repair on goods 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Goods procured in ports by carriers 24.3 25.1 27.4 25.5
SERVICES 157.8 150.2 147.3 151.2
Transportation -58.9 -63.4 -76.0 -59.6
Travel 254.6 259.4 265.7 245.1
Insurance Services -9.8 -8.2 -11.6 -8.5
Financial Services - - - -
Government Services -1.7 -4.7 -4.6 -4.3
Other Business Services -26.4 -32.9 -26.3 -21.5
INCOME -54.5 -68.0 -73.0 -72.4
Compensation of Employees 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Investment income -54.6 -68.2 -73.2 -72.6
CURRENT TRANSFERS 12.0 13.6 16.2 13.1
General Government -0.4 2.8 3.9 3.8
Other Sectors 12.4 10.8 12.3 9.3
CAPITAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Transfers 11.4 8.7 10.9 15.4
Acquisition and Disposition of - - - -
Non-Produced Non-Financial Assets
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 309.5 347.9 334.7 211.8
Direct Investment 233.9 271.9 172.4 166.6
Portfolio Investment -3.0 0.5 -9.6 -3.0
Other Investment 78.5 75.5 171.9 48.2
Public Sector Long Term Loans 23.7 12.3 -13.8 24.2
Other Public Sector Capital - - - -
Commercial Banks 64.4 80.2 172.7 -15.9
Other Assets -17.4 -29.1 7.3 7.0
Other Liabilities* 7.7 12.2 5.8 32.9
OVERALL BALANCE 13.4 18.5 -10.9 21.9
FINANCING -13.4 -18.5 10.9 -21.9
Change in SDR Holdings - - - -
Change in Reserve Position with the IMF - - - -
Change in Government Foreign Assets 4.6 0.5 - -
Change in Imputed Reserves -18.0 -19.0 10.9 -21.9
         
Last Updated on July 2010
* Includes Errors & Omissions

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