02.03.2011

Balance of payments in the fourth 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 fourth quarter of 2010, and for the external position at the end of the quarter.

The current account balance was negative by 53.6 b.kr. in the fourth quarter, as opposed to a positive balance of 11.9 b.kr. in the preceding quarter. The goods account showed a surplus of 30.1 b.kr., and the services account was positive by 1.7 b.kr. The balance on income, however, was negative by 83 b.kr.

See the press release here:

Balance of payments in the fourth quarter of 2010 and the external position (pdf)

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