|Unit||Ths. EUR, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Balance of Goods||Aug 2020||-139.53||-230.98||Euro million, NSA||Monthly|
|Exports of Goods||Aug 2020||233.81||235.17||Euro million, NSA||Monthly|
|Imports of Goods||Aug 2020||373.34||466.15||Euro million, NSA||Monthly|
|Current Account Balance||2020 Q2||-352,282||200,048||Ths. EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
|Exports of Goods and Services||2020 Q2||4,209,033||4,719,910||Ths. EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
|Imports of Goods and Services||2020 Q2||3,945,230||4,350,876||Ths. EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
|Net Exports||2020 Q2||263,802||369,033||Ths. EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
|Real Exports of Goods and Services||2020 Q2||3,907,671||4,413,740||Ths. Ch. 2015 EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
|Real Imports of Goods and Services||2020 Q2||3,724,401||4,145,412||Ths. Ch. 2015 EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
|Real Net Exports||2020 Q2||183,270||268,328||Ths. Ch. 2015 EUR, NSA||Quarterly|
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