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 619,808 632,436 657,855 722,535 729,457
Goods and services 540,969 550,735 572,361 626,279 627,236
Goods 456,613 461,511 479,225 528,401 524,940
Services 84,356 89,223 93,136 97,878 102,296
Travel 16,624 17,388 18,201 19,623 21,179
Transportation 13,588 14,031 14,453 15,171 15,606
Other services 54,145 57,804 60,483 63,083 65,511
Primary income 69,429 72,780 75,804 85,539 91,097
Compensation of employees 1,214 1,254 1,377 1,448 1,692
Investment income 68,215 71,526 74,427 84,091 89,405
Direct investments 43,985 45,050 45,782 51,524 51,764
Portfolio investments 19,032 20,993 23,146 25,754 29,272
Other investments 5,198 5,483 5,499 6,814 8,369
Secondary income 9,410 8,922 9,690 10,717 11,123
Private transfers 3,282 3,295 3,654 3,401 3,687
Government transfers 6,128 5,626 6,036 7,317 7,437
Total payments 668,889 698,116 718,976 770,741 797,009
Goods and services 562,198 586,645 603,607 646,555 674,693
Goods 456,045 474,800 487,370 524,551 547,942
Services 106,153 111,845 116,236 122,004 126,751
Travel 32,974 35,030 36,161 38,005 38,515
Transportation 23,674 23,735 24,070 25,000 25,826
Other services 49,505 53,080 56,006 58,999 62,410
Primary income 93,654 98,350 101,630 110,186 107,586
Compensation of employees 3,116 3,177 3,375 3,709 3,652
Investment income 90,538 95,174 98,255 106,477 103,934
Direct investments 45,050 48,162 48,743 52,025 43,121
Portfolio investments 39,546 41,437 43,329 46,902 51,601
Other investments 5,942 5,575 6,183 7,550 9,213
Secondary income 13,037 13,120 13,740 14,000 14,730
Private transfers 8,015 7,996 8,559 9,255 9,583
Government transfers 5,022 5,124 5,181 4,745 5,147
Total balance -49,081 -65,680 -61,121 -48,206 -67,552
Goods and services -21,229 -35,911 -31,246 -20,277 -47,457
Goods 567 -13,289 -8,145 3,850 -23,002
Services -21,797 -22,622 -23,100 -24,126 -24,455
Travel -16,351 -17,643 -17,960 -18,382 -17,336
Transportation -10,086 -9,703 -9,617 -9,828 -10,221
Other services 4,640 4,724 4,477 4,084 3,102
Primary income -24,225 -25,571 -25,826 -24,647 -16,489
Compensation of employees -1,902 -1,923 -1,998 -2,261 -1,960
Investment income -22,323 -23,648 -23,828 -22,386 -14,529
Direct investments -1,065 -3,112 -2,960 -502 8,643
Portfolio investments -20,514 -20,444 -20,183 -21,148 -22,329
Other investments -744 -92 -684 -736 -844
Secondary income -3,626 -4,199 -4,050 -3,283 -3,606
Private transfers -4,733 -4,701 -4,904 -5,855 -5,896
Government transfers 1,106 503 855 2,572 2,289

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