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 632,436 657,855 722,535 729,457 733,741
Goods and services 550,735 572,361 626,279 627,236 628,531
Goods 461,511 479,225 528,401 524,940 521,368
Services 89,223 93,136 97,878 102,296 107,163
Travel 17,388 18,201 19,623 21,179 24,057
Transportation 14,031 14,453 15,171 15,606 16,319
Other services 57,804 60,483 63,083 65,511 66,787
Primary income 72,780 75,804 85,539 91,097 93,329
Compensation of employees 1,254 1,377 1,448 1,692 1,781
Investment income 71,526 74,427 84,091 89,405 91,548
Direct investments 45,050 45,782 51,524 51,764 49,676
Portfolio investments 20,993 23,146 25,754 29,272 31,714
Other investments 5,483 5,499 6,814 8,369 10,158
Secondary income 8,922 9,690 10,717 11,123 11,880
Private transfers 3,295 3,654 3,401 3,687 4,557
Government transfers 5,626 6,036 7,317 7,437 7,323
Total payments 698,116 718,976 770,741 797,009 801,436
Goods and services 586,645 603,607 646,555 674,693 676,498
Goods 474,800 487,370 524,551 547,942 547,237
Services 111,845 116,236 122,004 126,751 129,261
Travel 35,030 36,161 38,005 38,515 38,564
Transportation 23,735 24,070 25,000 25,826 25,708
Other services 53,080 56,006 58,999 62,410 64,989
Primary income 98,350 101,630 110,186 107,586 109,913
Compensation of employees 3,177 3,375 3,709 3,652 3,643
Investment income 95,174 98,255 106,477 103,934 106,270
Direct investments 48,162 48,743 52,025 43,121 40,752
Portfolio investments 41,437 43,329 46,902 51,601 53,739
Other investments 5,575 6,183 7,550 9,213 11,779
Secondary income 13,120 13,740 14,000 14,730 15,025
Private transfers 7,996 8,559 9,255 9,583 9,641
Government transfers 5,124 5,181 4,745 5,147 5,384
Total balance -65,680 -61,121 -48,206 -67,552 -67,695
Goods and services -35,911 -31,246 -20,277 -47,457 -47,967
Goods -13,289 -8,145 3,850 -23,002 -25,869
Services -22,622 -23,100 -24,126 -24,455 -22,098
Travel -17,643 -17,960 -18,382 -17,336 -14,507
Transportation -9,703 -9,617 -9,828 -10,221 -9,389
Other services 4,724 4,477 4,084 3,102 1,798
Primary income -25,571 -25,826 -24,647 -16,489 -16,584
Compensation of employees -1,923 -1,998 -2,261 -1,960 -1,862
Investment income -23,648 -23,828 -22,386 -14,529 -14,722
Direct investments -3,112 -2,960 -502 8,643 8,924
Portfolio investments -20,444 -20,183 -21,148 -22,329 -22,025
Other investments -92 -684 -736 -844 -1,621
Secondary income -4,199 -4,050 -3,283 -3,606 -3,145
Private transfers -4,701 -4,904 -5,855 -5,896 -5,084
Government transfers 503 855 2,572 2,289 1,939

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