Austria’s International Investment Position – Summary – Total
This table shows the financial assets held by Austrians abroad and by nonresidents in Austria. The structure and scope of the International Investment Position (IIP), which is compiled on a quarterly basis, is essentially in accordance with the 5th edition (1993) of the IMF’s Balance of Payments Manual (BPM5).
The stocks are valued at year-end market prices.
The external assets and liabilities are presented (a) in total and (b) in a breakdown by direct investment, portfolio investment, other investment, financial derivatives and reserve assets. The above-mentioned aggregates each comprise assets, liabilities and the resulting balance (net investment position).
A net investment position with a positive sign indicates that Austria is a net creditor. A net investment position with a negative sign indicates that Austria is a net debtor.
Definitions and terms:
Direct investment, portfolio investment, other investment, financial derivative, reserve assets, net investment position, assets, liabilities, international investment position, net creditor, net debtor.
Legal basis for compilation:
Austria: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004.
International: SDDS and Articles of Agreements of the IMF, ECB guideline.
Legal basis for data collection: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004.
Foreign exchange reporting system; OeNB calculations, including estimates.
Banks, companies, individuals, public entities.
Standards and codes:
ISO country and currency codes, ISIN codes, Balance of Payments Manual 5.