Balance of payments Balance of payments

The Balance of Payments (BoP) systematically summarises all economic transactions between the residents and the non-residents of a country or of a geographical region during a given period.

The Balance of payments provides harmonised information on international transactions which are part of the current account (goods, services, income, current transfers), but also on transactions which fall in the capital and in the financial account. Learn more.

Balance of Payment statistics consist of a set of key macro-economic indicators commonly used for political and analytical proposes. In this section, data are presented only at current prices. Euro area Balance of Payment data are available on a monthly basis and European Union and Member State data are only available on a quarterly basis.

Presented data are non-seasonally adjusted. Seasonally adjusted figures for Balance of Payment can be found at European Central Bank website