ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES'
BALANCE OF PAYMENTS: 2006 - 2009
($US Mn)
         
ITEMS 2006 2007 2008 2009
         
CURRENT ACCOUNT -117.9 -191.0 -227.9 -209.8
GOODS -196.5 -236.6 -271.5 -244.5
Merchandise Export 38.1 47.7 52.2 53.0
Merchandise Import 236.9 287.6 328.3 302.1
Repair on goods 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Goods procured in ports by carriers 2.3 3.3 4.6 4.5
SERVICES 82.7 46.3 41.8 33.6
Transportation -26.3 -33.8 -37.9 -35.1
Travel 97.5 89.8 78.4 66.6
Insurance Services -6.0 -7.7 -8.5 -8.0
Financial Services 11.9 13.0 15.0 14.7
Government Services -5.8 -8.7 -12.7 -13.0
Other Business Services 11.2 -6.3 7.6 8.4
INCOME -24.2 -20.9 -22.6 -22.2
Compensation of Employees 3.1 5.9 4.1 4.0
Investment income -27.3 -26.7 -26.6 -26.2
CURRENT TRANSFERS 20.2 20.2 24.3 23.3
General Government 5.8 8.4 10.9 11.0
Other Sectors 14.3 11.7 13.5 12.3
CAPITAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Transfers 8.2 75.6 49.7 66.2
Acquisition and Disposition of - - - -
Non-Produced Non-Financial Assets
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 112.6 126.1 155.9 134.7
Direct Investment 109.1 130.5 159.2 125.5
Portfolio Investment 12.5 -3.4 -4.8 -4.1
Other Investment -9.0 -1.1 1.5 13.3
Public Sector Long Term Loans -3.8 9.8 2.1 14.7
Other Public Sector Capital - - - -
Commercial Banks 9.7 36.4 -15.3 -14.2
Other Assets -21.1 -19.9 -12.5 -11.9
Other Liabilities* 6.2 -27.3 27.1 24.7
OVERALL BALANCE 12.1 -1.8 -3.3 -8.8
FINANCING -12.1 1.8 3.3 8.8
Change in SDR Holdings - - - -
Change in Reserve Position with the IMF - - - -
Change in Government Foreign Assets -3.0 10.1 - -
Change in Imputed Reserves -9.1 -8.2 3.3 8.8
         
Last Updated on July 2010
* Includes Errors & Omissions

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