Relationship between financial account and international investment position

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This table shows changes in Austria’s International Investment Position broken down by financial instruments (direct investment, portfolio investment, financial derivatives, other investment and reserve assets). The above-mentioned aggregates each comprise assets and liabilities. The stocks are valued at year-end market prices. Changes are broken down into transactions and changes in stock (price effects, exchange rate effects and reclassifications).



Definitions and terms:

Financial account, investment position, assets, liabilities, direct investment, portfolio investment, equity and investment fund shares, equity securities, debt securities, other investment, trade credits, loans, currency and deposits, insurance technical reserves, special drawing rights, financial derivatives, reserve assets.

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.


Foreign exchange reporting system; OeNB calculations, including estimates

Reporting institutions:

Banks, companies, individuals, public entities.

Standards and codes:

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