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International Economic Accounts

Modernizing BEA’s International Economic Accounts

Balance of Payments (International Transactions)

Quarterly and annual estimates of transactions with foreigners, including trade in goods and services, receipts and payments of income, transfers, and transactions in financial assets.

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Trade in Goods and Services

Monthly estimates of trade in goods and services.

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International Services

Annual estimates of cross-border trade in services and of services supplied to international markets through U.S. and foreign affiliates of multinational companies.

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International Investment Position

Quarterly and annual estimates of the end of period value of accumulated stocks of U.S.-owned assets abroad and of foreign-owned assets in the United States.

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Direct Investment and Multinational Companies

Comprehensive data on inward and outward direct investment, including quarterly and annual balance of payments for financial flows and income, annual direct investment position data, and financial and operating data of multinational companies (MNCs).

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Projects linking BEA data with data from other statistical agencies

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Supplemental Statistics

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Survey Forms and Related Materials

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Previously Published Estimates

Previously published estimates contain historical data and have since been revised. Please contact the International program area with questions.

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