Canada's balance of international payments (Current account)

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Canada's balance of international payments
(Current account)
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  $ millions
Current account          
Total receipts 619,808 632,436 657,383 721,198 727,785
Goods and services 540,969 550,735 573,082 624,593 625,432
Goods 456,613 461,511 480,280 528,849 525,305
Services 84,356 89,223 92,802 95,744 100,127
Travel 16,624 17,388 18,201 19,296 20,758
Transportation 13,588 14,031 14,508 14,940 15,371
Other services 54,145 57,804 60,093 61,508 63,998
Primary income 69,429 72,780 74,496 85,553 91,354
Compensation of employees 1,214 1,254 1,377 1,448 1,695
Investment income 68,215 71,526 73,119 84,105 89,659
Direct investments 43,985 45,050 44,474 51,593 52,147
Portfolio investments 19,032 20,993 23,146 25,698 29,144
Other investments 5,198 5,483 5,499 6,814 8,369
Secondary income 9,410 8,922 9,805 11,053 10,999
Private transfers 3,282 3,295 3,769 3,553 4,145
Government transfers 6,128 5,626 6,036 7,500 6,855
Total payments 668,889 698,116 717,050 766,091 790,415
Goods and services 562,198 586,645 602,822 643,208 671,243
Goods 456,045 474,800 486,842 524,058 547,765
Services 106,153 111,845 115,980 119,150 123,478
Travel 32,974 35,030 36,161 37,351 37,570
Transportation 23,674 23,735 24,073 24,738 25,528
Other services 49,505 53,080 55,746 57,062 60,380
Primary income 93,654 98,350 100,511 109,216 104,888
Compensation of employees 3,116 3,177 3,375 3,484 3,431
Investment income 90,538 95,174 97,136 105,732 101,457
Direct investments 45,050 48,162 47,697 51,601 41,476
Portfolio investments 39,546 41,437 43,057 46,477 50,871
Other investments 5,942 5,575 6,381 7,655 9,110
Secondary income 13,037 13,120 13,717 13,666 14,284
Private transfers 8,015 7,996 8,536 8,966 9,194
Government transfers 5,022 5,124 5,181 4,700 5,090
Total balance -49,081 -65,680 -59,666 -44,893 -62,630
Goods and services -21,229 -35,911 -29,740 -18,616 -45,811
Goods 567 -13,289 -6,562 4,791 -22,460
Services -21,797 -22,622 -23,178 -23,407 -23,351
Travel -16,351 -17,643 -17,960 -18,055 -16,812
Transportation -10,086 -9,703 -9,565 -9,798 -10,157
Other services 4,640 4,724 4,347 4,446 3,618
Primary income -24,225 -25,571 -26,014 -23,664 -13,534
Compensation of employees -1,902 -1,923 -1,998 -2,036 -1,736
Investment income -22,323 -23,648 -24,016 -21,627 -11,798
Direct investments -1,065 -3,112 -3,224 -7 10,671
Portfolio investments -20,514 -20,444 -19,910 -20,779 -21,728
Other investments -744 -92 -882 -841 -741
Secondary income -3,626 -4,199 -3,912 -2,614 -3,285
Private transfers -4,733 -4,701 -4,767 -5,413 -5,049
Government transfers 1,106 503 855 2,799 1,765

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