Other selected services include all services transactions that are not separately listed and are not specifically excluded.

This category excludes:

  • Fees for stock quotation information
  • Insurance premiums, losses and commissions
  • Annuity purchases and payments to annuitants
  • Pension fund contributions and benefit payments
  • Interest or dividends
  • Premiums and other proceeds from selling derivative instruments, (except for commissions paid to a broker)
  • Earnings from principals that buy and sell their own financial instruments, (except for currency exchange transactions)
  • Bid/ask spread on foreign currency exchange transactions with the exception for commissions paid to a broker,
  • Bid/ask spread on bond transactions (except for commissions paid to a broker)

See survey instructions for definitions of the covered services.