Table 1 
Balance of payments – Not seasonally adjusted 

Balance of payments – Not seasonally adjusted
  Third quarter 2017 Fourth quarter 2017 First quarter 2018 Second quarter 2018 Third quarter 2018 2016 2017
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars
Capital account and current account              
Net lending / net borrowing, from capital account and current account -17,989 -11,773 -19,006 -17,890 -11,555 -64,974 -60,206
Current account balances -17,964 -11,773 -18,930 -17,890 -11,555 -64,883 -60,130
Goods and services -16,364 -10,585 -14,275 -14,611 -9,000 -49,561 -50,417
Goods -12,215 -4,493 -5,809 -7,092 -5,045 -25,524 -24,644
Services -4,149 -6,091 -8,466 -7,519 -3,955 -24,038 -25,773
Primary income -995 -814 -3,312 -2,875 -2,234 -11,945 -6,861
Compensation of employees -619 -590 -559 -607 -604 -2,340 -2,354
Investment income -376 -224 -2,753 -2,268 -1,630 -9,606 -4,506
Direct investment 6,190 6,597 4,950 5,737 6,406 13,354 21,467
Portfolio investment -6,048 -6,483 -6,595 -7,092 -7,557 -21,152 -23,445
Other investment -518 -338 -1,107 -913 -479 -1,808 -2,528
Secondary income -605 -375 -1,343 -404 -321 -3,376 -2,852
Capital account balance -25 0 -76 0 0 -91 -76
Financial account1,2              
Net lending / net borrowing, from financial account -21,625 -7,227 -15,766 -11,437 -6,019 -65,624 -52,390
Net acquisition of financial assets 24,180 116,797 -2,876 37,163 54,985 197,165 229,303
Direct investment assets 18,431 24,065 6,729 23,225 28,088 90,039 107,013
Direct investment assets, equity 17,480 22,453 7,338 14,580 29,533 92,238 106,016
Direct investment assets, debt instruments 951 1,612 -609 8,645 -1,444 -2,199 997
Canadian portfolio investment in foreign securities 11,349 33,656 19,380 15,989 23,235 12,885 84,657
Foreign debt securities 6,618 4,029 11,770 20,641 22,775 -7,122 16,028
Foreign money market instruments 767 -215 1,376 -1,399 1,428 -1,594 3,765
Foreign bonds 5,851 4,244 10,393 22,041 21,346 -5,528 12,263
Foreign equity and investment fund shares 4,730 29,627 7,610 -4,653 460 20,006 68,629
Official international reserves -1,590 2,669 -5,101 178 -567 7,481 1,053
Other Canadian investment abroad -4,010 56,408 -23,884 -2,228 4,229 86,760 36,579
Loans -1,813 18,694 8,271 1,558 -1,286 10,030 19,864
Currency and deposits -8,544 29,812 -20,185 6,458 8,793 55,492 6,459
Trade credits and advances 786 -30 -40 816 -683 1,665 712
Other accounts receivable 5,561 7,933 -11,930 -11,060 -2,595 19,573 9,544
Net incurrence of liabilities 45,805 124,024 12,890 48,601 61,004 262,789 281,693
Direct investment liabilities 13,286 10,254 16,436 8,803 9,262 45,035 35,649
Direct investment liabilities, equity 9,365 11,025 13,560 11,179 10,126 48,580 38,285
Direct investment liabilities, debt instruments 3,920 -772 2,876 -2,376 -864 -3,545 -2,636
Foreign portfolio investment in Canadian securities 52,284 44,541 21,975 25,883 25,619 170,094 189,166
Canadian debt securities 46,942 39,155 16,199 25,131 16,140 116,880 132,616
Canadian money market instruments -4,698 -3,814 15,410 -5,903 11,172 4,180 -12,097
Canadian bonds 51,641 42,968 788 31,034 4,968 112,700 144,713
Canadian equity and investment fund shares 5,341 5,387 5,777 752 9,479 53,214 56,550
Other foreign investment in Canada -19,765 69,229 -25,521 13,914 26,123 47,661 56,878
Loans -1,903 8,203 1,083 2,078 6,123 6,847 12,716
Currency and deposits -17,998 58,758 -28,288 8,849 18,356 40,516 40,150
Special drawing rights 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trade credits and advances -286 359 14 666 -279 -477 224
Other accounts payable 422 1,909 1,671 2,322 1,922 775 3,788
Discrepancy (net errors and omissions) -3,636 4,546 3,240 6,452 5,536 -650 7,816
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