Detailed assessment of changes to balance of payment annual estimates: 1997 to 2015

Release date: 21 August 2017 9:30am


This article provides details of forthcoming changes and their indicative impact on the main Balance of Payments and International Investment Position estimates. These changes will be introduced when revised figures for the UK National Accounts and Balance of Payments, consistent with Blue Book 2017 and Pink Book 2017, are published on 29 September 2017.


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