A decline in foreign trade in 2001 caused the central bank to revise its forecast of the current account deficit up from 4% to 5.7% of GDP.
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2001 the purchasing power parity of Slovakia's exports was $12.9 billion while imports totaled $15.4 billion resulting in a trade deficit of $2.5 billion.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that in 2000 Slovakia had exports of goods totaling $11.9 billion and imports totaling $12.8 billion. The services credit totaled $2.2 billion and debit $1.81 billion. The following table summarizes Slovakia's balance of payments as reported by the IMF for 2000 in millions of US dollars.
|Balance on goods||-895|
|Balance on services||436|
|Balance on income||-355|
|Direct investment abroad||-22|
|Direct investment in Slovakia||2,052|
|Portfolio investment assets||-195|
|Portfolio investment liabilities||1,016|
|Other investment assets||-973|
|Other investment liabilities||-407|
|Net Errors and Omissions||51|
|Reserves and Related Items||-920|