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Balance of Payments » Capital & financial account - Net financial account in current prices

(US dollars)

Japan is the top country by net financial account in the world. As of 2016, net financial account in Japan was 265,323 million US dollars that accounts for 253.19 % of the world's net financial account. The top 5 countries (others are Germany, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, and Italy) account for 739.87 % of it. The world's total net financial account was estimated at 104,791 million US dollars in 2016.

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The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.