International Investment Position, September Quarter 2011

Release No: 42

Date: 30th October, 2012


Provisional data shows that Fiji’s international liabilities exceeded its international assets by $F4,339.0m in the September 2011 Quarter. The difference of a year earlier was $F4,312.1m.

Fiji’s international liabilities was valued at $F6,972.8m in the period ending 30th September 2011.The breakdown by liability type was as follows;

  Direct Investment-$F5,191.1m (74.4%)

  Portfolio Investment-$F438.4m (6.3%) which consists of International Government Bonds payments in September 2011

  Other Investment-$F1,343.3m (19.3%)Fiji’s international assets was valued at $F2633.8m in the period ending 30th September 2011.The breakdown by asset type was as follows; 


  Direct Investment -$F85.6m (3.3%)

  Portfolio Investment-no transaction

  Other Investment-$F728.2m (27.6%)

  Reserve Assets-$F1,820.0m (69.1%)Net foreign debt
As at 30th September 2011, Fiji’s net foreign debt was $F712.6m. This was an increase of $764.5m from the September quarter 2010 figure of -$F51.9m. This was a result of an increase in debt held by non residents.

Net foreign equity
As at 30th September 2011, Fiji’s net foreign equity was -$F5,054.1m. This was an increase of $F791.9m from the September quarter 2010 figure of -$F4,262.2m. 


If you want more detailed information on the International Investment Position September Quarter 2011 please contact the Fiji Bureau of Statistics at: 

P.O.Box 2221
Government Buildings
Suva, FIJI
Tel: (679) 331 5822
Fax: (679) 330 3656


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For further enquiries please contact Ms Radhika Kumar on 3315822 ext 118.