Malta - Current Account Balance

Malta: Current Account Balance

Mnemonic TAB.IMLT
Unit Ths. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 69.62 %
Data 2020 Q3 -107,007
2020 Q2 -352,282

Series Information

Source National Statistics Office (NSO) - Malta
Release Balance of Payments
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 6/30/2013
End Date 9/30/2020

Malta: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods Nov 2020 -38.45 -84.2 Euro million, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Nov 2020 326.71 255.69 Euro million, NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Nov 2020 365.16 339.89 Euro million, NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance 2020 Q3 -107,007 -352,282 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q3 4,499,014 4,324,878 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q3 4,179,857 4,075,239 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Net Exports 2020 Q3 319,156 249,639 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q3 4,132,897 4,023,281 Ths. Ch. 2015 EUR, NSA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q3 3,931,384 3,859,917 Ths. Ch. 2015 EUR, NSA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2020 Q3 201,512 163,363 Ths. Ch. 2015 EUR, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

The Central Bank of Malta, through its Balance of Payments (Data Compilation Section), co-operates actively with the NSO in the collection, vetting and compilation of BoP data throughout the year. The BoP statement is compiled on a transactions basis. In 1999, the NSO and CBM undertook to align BoP and related data with international standards. Data negins in 2014Q2 and  are classified in accordance with the sixth edition of the IMF’s balance of payment’s manual (BPM6).

The data is compiled from enterprise survey data, partial settlements system, customs data and other data sources. The quarterly enterprise survey is sent to the top companies from various economic sectors. It covers service and financial account transactions. The data submitted is verified by utilizing the company's balance sheets; permits issued by the Capital Flows Section of the CBM's BoP Office and newspaper clippings among others.

Data is subject to revisions