International investment position and -income

Breakdown by financial instrument and functional category

Publication schedule


Stocks and related income of cross-border investments. Breakdown by financial instrument and functional category according balance of payments methodology.


OeNB, Statistics Austria.

Definitions and terms:

Current account, goods, services, primary income, secondary income, capital account, financial account, assets, liabilities, direct investment, SPEs, real estate, Outward direct investment, Inward direct investment, portfolio investment, equity and investment fund shares, short-term debt securities, long-term debt securities, other investment, trade credits, loans, currency and deposits, financial derivatives, reserve assets, errors and omissions.

Legal basis:

Legal basis for compilation: Austria: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004; International: SDDS and Articles of Agreements of the IMF, ECB guideline, EU regulation. Legal basis for data collection: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004.


External statistics compiled by Statistics Austria. Up to 2006: Foreign exchange reporting system. From 2006: Direct reporting system covering economic units that exceed the applicable reporting thresholds; securities transactions and holdings reported by custodian banks (security by security); money and banking statistics; administrative data; OeNB estimates. Depending on the type of transactions, data are compiled at quarterly or monthly intervals.

Reporting institutions:

Banks, companies, individuals, public entities.

Standards and codes:

ISO country and currency codes, ISIN code, IMF Balance of Payments Manual 6.


i.i.p., iip, b.o.p., bop, international investment position, balance of payments, functional category, financial Instrument.