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Table D.1 Balance of payments

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Item Second quarter 2008 Third quarter 2008 Fourth quarter 2008 First quarter 2009 Second quarter 2009 Third quarter 2009 2007 2008
not seasonally adjusted, millions of dollars

1. A minus sign (-) denotes an outflow of capital resulting from an increase in claims on non-residents or from a decrease in liabilities to non-residents. Transactions are recorded on a net basis.

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review, catalogue number 13-010-X.

Current account
Receipts
Goods and services
147,681 148,813 132,622 109,413 106,178 108,509 532,763 560,335
Goods
130,062 128,806 115,720 93,967 89,645 90,187 463,127 489,857
Services
17,619 20,007 16,902 15,446 16,534 18,323 69,637 70,478
Investment income
19,814 17,608 15,603 13,630 14,298 14,931 76,546 71,667
Direct investment
11,050 9,223 7,523 5,770 6,970 8,353 41,884 37,590
Portfolio investment
5,739 5,647 5,265 5,698 5,279 4,778 22,066 22,198
Other investment
3,026 2,738 2,814 2,162 2,048 1,800 12,596 11,880
Current transfers
2,229 2,109 3,228 2,863 1,907 1,823 9,489 10,322
Current account receipts
169,725 168,530 151,453 125,907 122,383 125,263 618,798 642,324
Payments
Goods and services
137,679 137,074 135,697 116,430 113,783 115,850 503,840 535,965
Goods
114,204 113,793 113,028 92,955 91,316 93,766 415,229 442,988
Services
23,475 23,281 22,669 23,475 22,466 22,085 88,611 92,977
Investment income
22,562 22,674 20,853 16,978 17,963 17,973 87,880 86,891
Direct investment
11,640 11,132 8,072 5,841 7,701 8,120 39,830 40,001
Portfolio investment
7,775 8,179 8,480 8,218 8,204 8,320 30,999 31,981
Other investment
3,147 3,363 4,302 2,919 2,058 1,533 17,051 14,908
Current transfers
2,453 2,659 2,760 3,576 2,171 2,443 11,473 11,353
Current account payments
162,695 162,407 159,310 136,984 133,917 136,266 603,192 634,209
Balances
Goods and services
10,002 11,739 -3,074 -7,017 -7,604 -7,341 28,924 24,370
Goods
15,858 15,013 2,692 1,012 -1,672 -3,579 47,898 46,869
Services
-5,856 -3,274 -5,766 -8,029 -5,933 -3,762 -18,974 -22,499
Investment income
-2,748 -5,066 -5,251 -3,348 -3,665 -3,042 -11,334 -15,223
Direct investment
-590 -1,909 -549 -70 -731 233 2,054 -2,411
Portfolio investment
-2,036 -2,532 -3,214 -2,520 -2,925 -3,542 -8,933 -9,783
Other investment
-122 -626 -1,487 -758 -10 268 -4,455 -3,029
Current transfers
-224 -550 468 -713 -264 -620 -1,984 -1,031
Current account balance
7,030 6,123 -7,857 -11,077 -11,534 -11,003 15,606 8,115
Capital and financial account1
Capital account
1,191 1,113 1,023 1,204 1,086 1,136 4,258 4,520
Financial account
-5,201 -10,405 11,262 14,302 10,116 5,366 -23,819 -11,641
Canadian assets, net flows
Canadian direct investment abroad
-11,912 -26,676 -14,444 -2,403 -3,705 -25,561 -64,056 -82,874
Portfolio investment
-3,167 -783 21,057 -13,430 -1,893 5,504 -48,426 13,652
Foreign bonds
1,121 4,319 11,599 -533 1,707 7,480 -28,902 16,354
Foreign stocks
-4,815 -5,739 5,531 -10,795 -3,889 -2,293 -30,946 -7,914
Foreign money market
527 637 3,927 -2,102 289 317 11,422 5,212
Other investment
-7,754 -394 -7,654 -2,544 -1,439 -29,302 -63,194 -34,311
Loans
1,734 6,446 -5,123 720 -6,532 -5,992 -10,237 -626
Deposits
-7,797 -8,531 -6,691 2,713 1,087 -8,125 -42,202 -37,227
Official international reserves
-1,816 -779 638 -1,078 -547 -13,074 -4,644 -1,711
Other assets
125 2,469 3,522 -4,899 4,553 -2,111 -6,111 5,253
Total Canadian assets, net flows
-22,833 -27,854 -1,041 -18,377 -7,037 -49,359 -175,676 -103,533
Canadian liabilities, net flows
Foreign direct investment in Canada
5,566 16,591 8,867 849 -1,292 16,962 116,448 47,710
Portfolio investment
28,648 -6,656 -3,092 23,583 38,346 18,963 -31,590 29,057
Canadian bonds
20,352 -3,333 -11,743 11,426 30,677 10,637 11,548 15,179
Canadian stocks
5,617 -5,323 -1,246 2,587 6,565 15,133 -41,994 2,746
Canadian money market
2,679 2,000 9,897 9,570 1,104 -6,806 -1,143 11,132
Other investment
-16,582 7,514 6,528 8,247 -19,900 18,800 66,999 15,124
Loans
-1,422 3,091 573 3,140 -10,818 -1,201 13,084 3,208
Deposits
-15,598 4,270 8,535 4,674 -8,760 10,891 48,566 13,372
Other liabilities
438 153 -2,581 432 -322 9,110 5,349 -1,456
Total Canadian liabilities, net flows
17,632 17,449 12,303 32,679 17,153 54,726 151,857 91,891
Total capital and financial account, net flows
-4,010 -9,292 12,285 15,505 11,202 6,502 -19,562 -7,122
Statistical discrepancy
-3,020 3,169 -4,428 -4,428 333 4,501 3,955 -994