02 December 2010

Balance of payments in the third quarter of 2010 and the external position

The Central Bank of Iceland has published on its website the preliminary statistics for the balance of payments in the third quarter of 2010, and for the external position at the end of the quarter.

The current account balance was positive by 23.8 b.kr. in the third quarter, as opposed to a negative balance of over 44 b.kr. in the preceding quarter. The goods account showed a surplus of 21.8 b.kr., and the services account was positive by 35.3 b.kr. The balance on income, however, was negative by 33.3 b.kr.

See the complete press release here: Press release 33/2010 (pdf)