The Statistics Department of the Central Bank of Cyprus has today released the provisional data for external statistics (balance of payments, international investment position and external debt) for the year 2022.
According to the preliminary balance of payments data for 2022, the current account balance of Cyprus recorded a deterioration, with the deficit increasing from €1.638,2 million in 2021, to €2.463,3 million, in 2022.
The international investment position (IIP) recorded a small deterioration in 2022, presenting a net liability position of €28.439,5 million, compared with a net liability position of €28.282,4 million in 2021.
The gross external debt decreased to €167.649,7 million in 2022 from €168.002,7 million in 2021. The external assets in debt instruments increased to €152.293,4 million, up from €130.872,1 million in 2021. Consequently, the net external debt decreased by €21.774,3 million to €15.356,3 million, in 2022.
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