International investment position (IIP) presents the stock and structure of external financial assets and liabilities vis-à-vis non-residents based on financial instruments, on a specific date.
The difference between the total international financial assets and liabilities presents the net-international investment position of a country. Thereby, negative net international investment position means that financial liabilities exceed the financial claims on non-residents.
The negative net international investment position during the third quarter of 2019, amounted to Euro 6,238 million, representing 56.1% of the GDP forecast for 2019. On a quarterly basis, negative IIP decreased by Euro 11 million, as a result of the larger increase in assets relative to the increase in liabilities.
By instruments, the net liabilities based on equity instruments decreased by Euro 22 million, while net liabilities based on debt instruments increased by Euro 11 million. Read more...
Archive on International Investment Position
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