Canada's balance of international payments (Current account)

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Canada's balance of international payments
(Current account)
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  $ millions
Current account          
Total receipts 632,436 657,855 722,535 729,457 735,847
Goods and services 550,735 572,361 626,279 627,236 628,694
Goods 461,511 479,225 528,401 524,940 521,322
Services 89,223 93,136 97,878 102,296 107,372
Travel 17,388 18,201 19,623 21,179 24,139
Transportation 14,031 14,453 15,171 15,606 16,334
Other services 57,804 60,483 63,083 65,511 66,900
Primary income 72,780 75,804 85,539 91,097 95,249
Compensation of employees 1,254 1,377 1,448 1,692 1,781
Investment income 71,526 74,427 84,091 89,405 93,468
Direct investments 45,050 45,782 51,524 51,764 51,441
Portfolio investments 20,993 23,146 25,754 29,272 31,714
Other investments 5,483 5,499 6,814 8,369 10,312
Secondary income 8,922 9,690 10,717 11,123 11,904
Private transfers 3,295 3,654 3,401 3,687 4,581
Government transfers 5,626 6,036 7,317 7,437 7,323
Total payments 698,116 718,976 770,741 797,009 802,815
Goods and services 586,645 603,607 646,555 674,693 676,744
Goods 474,800 487,370 524,551 547,942 547,322
Services 111,845 116,236 122,004 126,751 129,422
Travel 35,030 36,161 38,005 38,515 38,517
Transportation 23,735 24,070 25,000 25,826 25,758
Other services 53,080 56,006 58,999 62,410 65,147
Primary income 98,350 101,630 110,186 107,586 111,037
Compensation of employees 3,177 3,375 3,709 3,652 3,656
Investment income 95,174 98,255 106,477 103,934 107,381
Direct investments 48,162 48,743 52,025 43,121 41,558
Portfolio investments 41,437 43,329 46,902 51,601 54,114
Other investments 5,575 6,183 7,550 9,213 11,709
Secondary income 13,120 13,740 14,000 14,730 15,034
Private transfers 7,996 8,559 9,255 9,583 9,649
Government transfers 5,124 5,181 4,745 5,147 5,385
Total balance -65,680 -61,121 -48,206 -67,552 -66,968
Goods and services -35,911 -31,246 -20,277 -47,457 -48,049
Goods -13,289 -8,145 3,850 -23,002 -26,000
Services -22,622 -23,100 -24,126 -24,455 -22,050
Travel -17,643 -17,960 -18,382 -17,336 -14,378
Transportation -9,703 -9,617 -9,828 -10,221 -9,424
Other services 4,724 4,477 4,084 3,102 1,753
Primary income -25,571 -25,826 -24,647 -16,489 -15,789
Compensation of employees -1,923 -1,998 -2,261 -1,960 -1,876
Investment income -23,648 -23,828 -22,386 -14,529 -13,913
Direct investments -3,112 -2,960 -502 8,643 9,883
Portfolio investments -20,444 -20,183 -21,148 -22,329 -22,400
Other investments -92 -684 -736 -844 -1,397
Secondary income -4,199 -4,050 -3,283 -3,606 -3,131
Private transfers -4,701 -4,904 -5,855 -5,896 -5,069
Government transfers 503 855 2,572 2,289 1,938

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