International Investment Position and External Debt

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Detailed breakdown of foreign assets, foreign liabilities and net International Investment Position (IIP) by instrument and sector, distinguishing IFSC and non-IFSC activity; reconciliation of IIP and Balance of Payments (BOP) flows. The level of Ireland's gross external debt position, classified by sector and type of debt.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Contact

bop@cso.ie

Source

Quarterly and annual surveys conducted by the CSO and Central Bank of Ireland and other administrative sources.

Scope

The economy's stocks of foreign financial assets and liabilities.

Frequency

Quarterly

Reference period

End of calendar quarter

Start date

1998 (annual IIP); Quarter 4 2009 (quarterly IIP); Quarter 4 2002 (External Debt)

Timeliness

3 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Foreign assets
    Direct investment abroad (Equity capital and reinvested earnings; Other capital); Equity (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Bonds and notes (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Money market instruments (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Loans, currency and deposits (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Trade credits (General government; Other sectors); Other assets (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Reserve assets (Monetary gold; Special drawing rights; Reserve Position in the IMF; Foreign exchange; Other).
  • Foreign liabilities
    Direct investment in Ireland (Equity capital and reinvested earnings; Other capital); Equity (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Bonds and notes (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Money market instruments (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Loans, currency and deposits (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors); Trade credits (General government; Other sectors); Other liabilities (Monetary authority; General government; Monetary financial institutions; Other sectors).
  • Institutional sectors
    IFSC; Non-IFSC.
  • Debt
    General Government (Short-term (Money market instruments; Loans); Long-term (Bonds and notes; Loans); Central Bank of Ireland Short-term (Loans and deposits; Long-term (Other debt liabilities)); Monetary Financial Institutions (Short-term (Money market instruments; Loans and deposits);Long-term (Bonds and notes; Loans; Other debt liabilities)); Other Sectors (Short-term (Money market instruments; Loans and deposits; Trade credits); Long-term (Bonds and notes; Loans; Other debt liabilities)); Direct Investment (Debt liabilities to affiliated enterprises; Debt liabilities to direct investors).

Theme

Economy - Balance of Payments

Page Created

2011-04-27

Page Modified

2016-02-01

Keywords

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