Zona euro, surplus partite correnti tocca massimo a ottobre - Bce

giovedì 19 dicembre 2013 12:12
 

MILANO, 19 dicembre (Reuters) - FRANKFURT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The euro zone's seasonally
adjusted current 
account surplus hit the highest level on record in October, the European Central 
Bank said on Thursday. Data also showed that capital flowed out of the euro zone 
in October.  
    The ECB reported the following data on the euro zone balance of payments. 
Figures are in billions of euros and are non-seasonally adjusted unless 
specified otherwise. 
     
 EURO ZONE TRADE/CURRENT ACC     OCT     SEPT         Cumulative  
                                                        12-month  
 CURRENT ACCOUNT                26.2     15.2   (14.0)    205.7 
  Trade balance                 19.6     13.7   (13.7)    168.6  
  Services                       9.2     10.7    (9.5)    100.7  
  Net income account             6.1      1.8    (1.7)     55.9 
  Net current transfers         -8.7    -11.0  (-10.9)   -119.5  
 CAPITAL ACCOUNT                 2.3      0.5    (0.5)     17.5  
 FINANCIAL ACCOUNT  
 TOTAL                         -25.6    -17.0  (-18.1)   -240.6  
  Direct investment             -1.9     -6.5   (-7.3)    -68.2 
  Portfolio investment          -4.8     -2.1   (-4.6)     73.0  
  Combined direct,  
   portfolio investment         -6.7     -8.6  (-11.9)      4.8  
  Financial derivatives          2.9      3.4    (3.2)     38.9  
  Other investments            -22.6    -10.6   (-8.2)   -281.0  
  Reserve assets                 0.9     -1.2   (-1.2)     -3.4  
   
   SEASONALLY ADJ CURRENT ACC.  21.8     14.9   (13.7)    208.3 
      
    NOTE - Originally reported data that have been revised are  
shown in brackets. A minus sign for reserve assets represents an  
increase. 
     
    For a full copy of the report, please click here 
 
 (Reporting by Frankfurt newsroom)