Data for the period

Slovak Republic - Balance of Payments - January to December 1996

  Consolid. balance
in mil. SKK in mil. USD
Trade balance -70,260.00 -2,292.56
Exports, f.o.b. 270,643.00 8,830.98
Imports, f.o.b. 340,903.00 11,123.54
Services balance 5,358.00 174.83
Receipts NFS 67,627.00 2,206.64
Shipment and other 23,967.00 782.03
Travel 20,618.00 672.76
Other 23,042.00 751.85
Expenditures NFS 62,269.00 2,031.81
Shipment and other 12,110.00 395.14
Travel 14,796.00 482.79
Other 35,363.00 1,153.88
Income balance -1,365.00 -44.54
Interest -1,470.00 -47.97
Income 5,836.00 190.43
Payments 7,306.00 238.39
Investment -135.00 -4.40
Income 461.00 15.04
Payments 596.00 19.45
Compesations of employee's 240.00 7.83
Income 512.00 16.71
Payments 272.00 8.88
Current transfers 6,213.00 202.73
Official 299.00 9.76
Private 5,914.00 192.97
Current account -60,054.00 -1,959.54
Capital transfers 909.00 29.66
Net MLT financial account 39,096.00 1,224.11
Direct foreign investment 9,223.00 300.94
Portfolio investment 485.80 15.85
MLT Credits received 24,290.50 770.88
MLT Credits extended 5,096.70 136.44
Net short-term financial account 27,487.20 962.01
Clearing balance (-,surplus) 0.00 0.00
Payments for overfl. of marg.credit 0.00 0.00
Total capital and financial account 67,492.20 2,215.77
Errors and omissions -70.30 -19.13
Overall Balance 7,367.90 237.10
Change in reserves (-,inc) -7,367.90 -237.10
Gold -2,505.00 -80.20
Holding of SDR 1,202.00 41.10
Foreign exchange assets -6,064.90 -198.00

Note:
- used exchange rate of USD = 30.647 SKK
- direct investment - only equity capital of enterprises