invisible balance


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invisible balance

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(Economics) economics the difference in value between total exports of services plus payment of property incomes from abroad and total imports of services plus payment abroad of property incomes. Compare balance of trade
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Noun1.invisible balance - the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of services and payments of property incomes
balance - the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
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The invisible balance sheet) Affarsvarlden/Ledarskap, Stockholm.
Current account -701 -962 -1 296 -453 Trade balance -1 446 -1 761 -2 200 -667 Invisible balance 745 799 905 214 Capital transfers 346 470 459 119 of which: official 346 458 459 - Financial account 566 925 1 098 493 Direct investment (net) 91 107 -206 -18 Portfolio investment (net) -234 357 27 -375 Other investment 827 685 1 352 812 Financial derivatives -4.
Tourism earnings are again expected to rise, which, together with the higher EC transfers, would largely offset the increase in net factor payments abroad, so that the invisible balance may rise a little.