Malta - Current Account Balance

Malta: Current Account Balance

Mnemonic TAB.IMLT
Unit Ths. EUR, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 61.02 %
Data 2018 Q4 190,315
2018 Q3 488,292

Series Information

Source National Statistics Office (NSO) - Malta
Release Balance of Payments
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 6/30/2013
End Date 12/31/2018

Malta: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods Mar 2019 -749.74 -341.7 Euro million, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Mar 2019 260.9 256 Euro million, NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Mar 2019 1,010 597.7 Euro million, NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance 2018 Q4 190,315 488,292 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2018 Q4 4,333,167 4,806,184 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2018 Q4 3,838,609 3,916,154 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Net Exports 2018 Q4 494,558 890,030 Ths. EUR, NSA Quarterly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2018 Q4 3,642,763 4,002,265 Ths. Ch. 2010 EUR, NSA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2018 Q4 3,213,930 3,233,021 Ths. Ch. 2010 EUR, NSA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2018 Q4 428,833 769,243 Ths. Ch. 2010 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