Publication of External Statistics data

Friday, 7 October 2016

The Central Bank of Cyprus has today released the external data statistics (balance of payments, international investment position and external debt) for 2016Q2 as well as the revised statistics for the period 2010-2015 and 2016Q1.

According to the latest provisional balance of payments data, the current account deteriorated in 2016Q2, as it recorded a deficit of €456,8 million compared with a surplus of €69,6 million in 2015Q2. The international investment position of Cyprus recorded a small improvement in 2016Q2, reaching a net liability position of €21.489 million compared with €21.604 million in 2016Q1. The external debt of Cyprus amounted to €96.549 million in 2016Q2 compared with €98.049 million in 2016Q1.