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U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Balance of Payments and Direct Investment Position Data

Quarterly Data (by selected country and by selected industry)

  • Financial transactions without current-cost adjustment (also shows annual totals)
  • Income without current-cost adjustment (also shows annual totals)

Note: With one exception (indicated below), annual balance of payments estimates (financial transactions and income) and direct investment position estimates for 2012-2013 that are shown below have been superseded by revised estimates that appear in the June 18, 2015 news release, "U.S. International Transactions, 1st quarter 2015 and Annual Revisions" and by direct investment position estimates on an historical-cost basis that were released concurrent with the June 30, 2015 news release "U.S. International Investment Position, 1st quarter 2015, Year 2014, and Annual Revisions."  (These releases are available at http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/rels.htm.)  Revised tables will replace the superseded tables by the end of July.  EXCEPTION:  Position tables with country by industry detail provide the most recent estimates.

Country by industry detail (cross-classified by selected country and selected industry)

Country detail (includes all countries in which there is direct investment)

  • Position on a historical-cost basis, financial transactions without current-cost adjustment, and income without current-cost adjustment
  • Position on a historical-cost basis, country detail by selected industry

Industry detail (includes all industries)

  • Position on a historical-cost basis, financial transactions without current-cost adjustment, and income without current-cost adjustment
  • Position on a historical-cost basis, industry detail by selected country

Historical Data

  • Changes in methodology and presentation for U.S. direct investment abroad, balance of payments, and position data on a historical-cost basis | 1977, 1982, 1994
  • Historical country detail for position, financial transactions, and income
    • Position on a historical-cost basis | 1966-76, 1977-81
    • Financial transactions without current-cost adjustment | 1966-76, 1977-81
    • Income without current-cost adjustment and net of witholding taxes | 1966-76, 1977-81