30.08.2010

Balance of payments in the second quarter of 2010 and the external position

The Central Bank of Iceland has published on its website the preliminary statistics for the balance of payments in the second quarter of 2010, and for the external position at the end of the quarter.

The current account balance was negative by 9 b.kr. in the second quarter, as opposed to a negative balance of 18 b.kr. in the preceding quarter. The trade account showed a surplus of 32.5 b.kr., and the service account was positive by 13.5 b.kr. The balance on income, however, was negative by 53 b.kr.

See the press release here: Press release no. 25/2010 - Balance of payments in the second quarter of 2010 and the external position (pdf)

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