Table 2 
Current account – Seasonally adjusted 

Current account – Seasonally adjusted
  Third quarter 2022 Fourth quarter 2022 First quarter 2023 Second quarter 2023 Third quarter 2023 2021 2022
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars
Current account receipts 288,379 292,156 297,736 296,308 305,449 949,111 1,143,281
Goods and services 242,059 240,633 240,319 235,489 241,490 785,755 952,159
Goods 197,674 194,028 193,018 186,953 192,346 636,758 779,188
Services 44,385 46,606 47,301 48,537 49,144 148,997 172,970
Travel 9,983 11,340 11,456 11,657 12,046 19,237 36,520
Transportation 4,945 4,996 4,908 4,887 4,865 14,856 18,849
Commercial services 29,031 29,842 30,487 31,545 31,788 113,320 115,915
Government services 426 428 451 449 445 1,584 1,687
Primary income 41,843 46,705 52,393 56,019 59,418 147,839 172,943
Compensation of employees 283 285 288 285 286 1,043 1,124
Investment income 41,561 46,421 52,105 55,734 59,131 146,797 171,819
Direct investment 24,838 26,774 28,984 30,150 31,100 98,077 107,637
Interest 2,599 2,778 2,906 2,960 2,858 8,450 9,994
Profits 22,239 23,996 26,078 27,190 28,242 89,627 97,643
Portfolio investment 11,515 12,053 12,604 13,104 13,249 42,114 45,364
Interest on debt securities 4,519 4,956 5,249 5,684 5,861 15,698 17,984
Dividends on equity and investment fund shares 6,996 7,097 7,354 7,420 7,388 26,416 27,379
Other investment 5,208 7,594 10,517 12,480 14,782 6,606 18,819
Secondary income 4,477 4,817 5,025 4,799 4,541 15,517 18,180
Private transfers 1,225 1,271 1,298 1,336 1,370 4,460 4,829
Government transfers 3,252 3,546 3,727 3,463 3,171 11,057 13,350
Current account payments 298,074 300,683 304,508 303,625 308,671 948,739 1,153,593
Goods and services 245,103 243,320 244,354 245,036 244,375 785,539 948,468
Goods 195,878 193,573 192,619 193,139 191,526 634,298 759,482
Services 49,225 49,747 51,735 51,897 52,849 151,241 188,986
Travel 11,011 11,378 12,831 12,518 13,292 10,202 37,259
Transportation 9,342 8,876 8,943 8,801 8,329 27,175 36,078
Commercial services 28,420 29,044 29,507 30,108 30,749 112,170 113,867
Government services 450 448 455 469 479 1,694 1,782
Primary income 47,283 51,323 51,784 52,806 58,887 142,907 182,966
Compensation of employees 1,741 1,789 1,800 1,841 1,881 6,465 6,885
Investment income 45,542 49,534 49,984 50,964 57,007 136,442 176,081
Direct investment 18,467 18,509 16,702 14,262 15,456 59,185 72,268
Interest 834 864 869 880 895 3,226 3,224
Profits 17,633 17,646 15,832 13,383 14,562 55,959 69,044
Portfolio investment 20,523 21,532 22,535 23,563 25,066 63,629 76,771
Interest on debt securities 12,613 14,334 15,269 16,314 17,634 39,764 48,294
Dividends on equity and investment fund shares 7,909 7,198 7,266 7,249 7,432 23,865 28,478
Other investment 6,552 9,493 10,747 13,139 16,485 13,628 27,041
Secondary income 5,689 6,040 8,370 5,784 5,409 20,294 22,159
Private transfers 3,546 3,580 6,526 4,020 3,686 13,448 14,107
Government transfers 2,143 2,460 1,844 1,765 1,723 6,846 8,052
Current account balances -9,695 -8,528 -6,772 -7,318 -3,223 371 -10,312
Goods and services -3,044 -2,687 -4,035 -9,546 -2,885 216 3,691
Goods 1,796 454 398 -6,187 819 2,460 19,706
Services -4,840 -3,141 -4,434 -3,360 -3,705 -2,244 -16,016
Travel -1,029 -38 -1,375 -862 -1,246 9,035 -739
Transportation -4,397 -3,880 -4,035 -3,915 -3,464 -12,318 -17,229
Commercial services 611 797 980 1,437 1,039 1,150 2,047
Government services -25 -20 -4 -21 -34 -110 -95
Primary income -5,439 -4,618 609 3,214 531 4,933 -10,023
Compensation of employees -1,458 -1,504 -1,512 -1,556 -1,594 -5,422 -5,761
Investment income -3,981 -3,114 2,121 4,770 2,125 10,355 -4,261
Direct investment 6,371 8,264 12,282 15,888 15,644 38,892 35,369
Interest 1,765 1,914 2,037 2,081 1,963 5,224 6,770
Profits 4,606 6,350 10,245 13,807 13,681 33,668 28,599
Portfolio investment -9,007 -9,479 -9,932 -10,459 -11,817 -21,514 -31,408
Interest on debt securities -8,094 -9,378 -10,020 -10,630 -11,773 -24,066 -30,309
Dividends on equity and investment fund shares -913 -101 88 171 -44 2,552 -1,098
Other investment -1,345 -1,899 -230 -659 -1,703 -7,022 -8,223
Secondary income -1,212 -1,223 -3,346 -985 -868 -4,777 -3,980
Private transfers -2,321 -2,309 -5,228 -2,684 -2,316 -8,988 -9,278
Government transfers 1,110 1,085 1,882 1,698 1,448 4,212 5,298
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