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The balance of payments is a statistical statement summarising transactions between Latvia's residents and the rest of the world. It incorporates the current account, the capital account and the financial account.

Data in the statistical database INTS

Current account

Basis for the compilation of statistics in accordance with the ECB requirements

Guideline of the European Central Bank of 9 December 2011 on the statistical reporting requirements of the European Central Bank in the field of external statistics (recast) (ECB/2011/23) (2012/120/EU)

Latvijas Banka's legal acts governing data collection

Regulation No 110 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Quarterly Report on Foreign Assets and Liabilities (1-MB)'" of 11 July 2013
Regulation No 111 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Annual Report on Foreign Assets and Liabilities (1-MB)'" of 11 July 2013
Regulation No 112 "Regulation for Compiling the Reports on External Payments of Non-Banks" of 11 July 2013
Regulation No 113 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Quarterly Report on Services (4-MB)'" of 11 July 2013
Regulation No 114 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Quarterly Report on Transportation and Intermediary Services (3-MB)'" of 11 July 2013
Regulation No 117 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Monthly Report on Natural Person Job Contracts for Working Abroad (5-MB)'" of 11 July 2013
Regulation No 132 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Monthly Financial Position Report' of Monetary Financial Institutions" of 16 May 2014
Regulation No 163 "Regulation for Compiling Reports on Securities" of 15 March 2018
Regulation No 154 "Regulation for Compiling the 'Quarterly Financial Report (1-FP)'" of 14 September 2017

Descriptions

Basic principles for compiling statistics are available in the annual buletin Latvia's Balance of Payments.