balance of payments on capital account

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a system of recording a country’s investment transactions with the rest of the world during a given period, usually one year. Among the included transactions are the purchase of physical and financial assets, intergovernmental transfers, and the provision of economic aid to developing nations.

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  • balance of payments capital account — ➔ account1 * * * balance of payments capital account UK US noun [singular] ► ECONOMICS a record of the capital investment that has moved money into and out of a country: »The inter country flows of capital are recorded in the balance of payments… …   Financial and business terms

  • capital account — capital accounts 1) N COUNT A country s capital account is the part of its balance of payments that is concerned with the movement of capital. ...restrictions that affect the capital account of a country s balance of payments. 2) N COUNT A… …   English dictionary

  • Balance of payments — In economics, the balance of payments, (or BOP) measures the payments that flow between any individual country and all other countries. It is used to summarize all international economic transactions for that country during a specific time period …   Wikipedia

  • capital account — Net result of public and private international investment and lending activities. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The part of the balance of payments which is due to transactions in long term assets and liabilities, such as when a UK company… …   Financial and business terms

  • Capital account — Net result of public and private international investment and lending activities. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * capital account capital account ➔ balance of payments * * *    An account in the balance of payments that records… …   Financial and business terms

  • balance of payments — noun a system of recording all of a country s economic transactions with the rest of the world over a period of one year (Freq. 1) a favorable balance of payments exists when more payments are coming in than going out • Syn: ↑balance of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • capital account — noun 1. (economics) that part of the balance of payments recording a nation s outflow and inflow of financial securities • Topics: ↑economics, ↑economic science, ↑political economy • Hypernyms: ↑account, ↑accounting, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • balance of payments —    Spain s balance of payments shows the usual cycle of oscillations between surplus years and deficit years. From the early 1960s to the early 1970s there was generally a surplus. But Spain s dependence on imported oil changed the situation… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • balance of payments — A statistical compilation formulated by a sovereign nation of all economic transactions between residents of that nation and residents of all other nations during a stipulated period of time, usually a calendar year. Bloomberg Financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • Balance of payments accounts of Japan (1960–90) — In its balance of payments accounts, Japan has traditionally run a deficit in services. Trade in services includes transportation (freight and passenger fares), insurance, travel expenditures, royalties, licensing fees, and income from… …   Wikipedia

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