Slovenia - Balance of payments

Slovenia's public finances are among the strongest and most stable of the emerging nations in Eastern and Central Europe.

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2002 the purchasing power parity of Slovenia's exports was $10.3 billion while imports totaled $11.1 billion resulting in a trade deficit of $800 million.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that in 2001 Slovenia had exports of goods totaling $9.34 billion and imports totaling $9.96 billion. The services credit totaled $1.96 billion and debit $1.46 million. The following table summarizes Slovenia's balance of payments as reported by the IMF for 2001 in millions of US dollars.


Current Account 31
Balance on goods -620
Balance on services 502
Balance on income 19
Current transfers 129
Capital Account -4
Financial Account 1,204
Direct investment abroad -133
Direct investment in Slovenia 503
Portfolio investment assets -108
Portfolio investment liabilities 189
Other investment assets 207
Other investment liabilities 546
Net Errors and Omissions 53
Reserves and Related Items -1,285

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