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Financial Account (RM Million)

Balance of Payments statistics measures the international economic transactions between residents of Malaysia with the rest of the world. The transactions are showed in terms of magnitude and types of transactions in current (consists of goods, services, primary income and secondary income), capital, and financial accounts (consists of direct investment, portfolio investment, financial derivatives and other investment) as well as reserve assets.

A resident is a person who stayed or lived in Malaysia for at least one year; or company or institution located/ operating in Malaysia where its centre of predominant economic interest is in Malaysia also considered as a resident.

The compilation is in accordance with the methodology set forth in the Sixth Edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Last Updated July 15, 2016, 03:26 (UTC)
Created June 30, 2016, 01:06 (UTC)