Table 2 
Quarterly change in Canada's international investment position 

Quarterly change in Canada's international investment position
Position at beginning of period – First quarter 2019Financial account transactions – First quarter 2019Revaluations due to exchange rate changes – First quarter 2019All other changes to the position – First quarter 2019Position at end of period – First quarter 2019
  billions of dollarsbillions of dollarsbillions of dollarsbillions of dollarsbillions of dollars
Assets 5,052.4 3.6 -105.0 397.1 5,348.2
Direct investment assets 1,900.8 30.9 -37.9 181.4 2,075.2
Canadian portfolio investment 2,182.2 -0.9 -50.1 209.3 2,340.6
Foreign debt securities 544.2 11.8 -11.5 21.7 566.1
Foreign equity and investment fund shares 1,638.1 -12.7 -38.5 187.7 1,774.5
Official international reserves 114.5 -1.3 -2.5 0.8 111.5
Other Canadian investment 854.9 -25.1 -14.5 5.5 820.9
Liabilities 4,443.0 17.8 -39.8 231.1 4,652.0
Direct investment liabilities 1,326.8 12.2 -1.5 126.0 1,463.4
Foreign portfolio investment 2,193.9 39.9 -23.8 106.6 2,316.6
Canadian debt securities 1,538.6 24.9 -23.8 30.4 1,570.1
Canadian equity and investment fund shares 655.3 15.0 0.0 76.3 746.6
Other foreign investment 922.3 -34.3 -14.5 -1.6 872.0
Net international investment position 609.4 -14.2 -65.2 166.1 696.1
Note(s):
Other changes to the position include the revaluation of assets and liabilities caused by fluctuations in prices, as well as volume changes (write-offs, reclassifications or residency changes). They also include other changes to the position resulting from discrepancies between flow and stock data sources, as well as the integration of new survey results.
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