1. Rest of the world

The rest of the world sector includes all those institutions or individuals not resident in the UK which have economic interactions with resident units. It can include overseas corporations, charities, governments or private individuals. The sector also includes foreign embassies and consulates on UK soil.

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2 .Further information

United Kingdom Balance of Payments - The Pink Book 2014 summarises the balance of payments accounts, which contain detailed statistics for the current account including; trade in goods and services, income, current and capital transfers, transactions in UK external assets and liabilities, and levels of identified assets and liabilities.

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4 .Background notes

  1. Details of the policy governing the release of new data are available by visiting www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/assessment/code-of-practice/index.html or from the Media Relations Office email: media.relations@ons.gov.uk

    These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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