Net portfolio investment was positive by 21.3 b.kr. in January 2019. Net transactions by residents with foreign securities were positive (position increases) by 20.8 b.kr. during the month and most transactions were in short-term debt securites issued by the general government. Net transactions by non-residents with domestic securities were negative (position decreases) by 0.5 b.kr. and most transactions were in long-term debt securities issued by non-financial corporations.