INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT POSITION - Annual 2016

FBoS Release No: 56, 2017

13th September 2017


Fiji’s International Investment Position (IIP) statement provides a snapshot of the country’s international financial assets and liabilities. It measures the stock (or level) of Fiji’s financial assets and liabilities with the rest of the world at a particular point in time. Administrative and survey data have been used to compile the International Investment Position in accordance with the 6th edition of the International Monetary Fund’s Balance of Payments Manual.

All values in this release are in Fiji Dollars (FJD).

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FIJI’S INTERNATIONAL LIABILITIES

Records the liabilities of Fiji residents to non-residents.

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FIJI’S INTERNATIONAL ASSETS

Records the financial assets of residents of Fiji that are claims on non-residents and monetary gold bullion held as reserve assets.

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NET FOREIGN DEBT (NFD)

Net foreign debt is the amount of Fiji’s overseas lending (assets) less its overseas borrowing (liabilities). Lending and borrowing include debt instruments* only and exclude equity (shares).

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* Assets and Liabilities contain the following debt instruments; currency and deposits, other accounts receivable/payable, debt securities, special drawing rights and loans. Refer to table 2 for details.

NET FOREIGN EQUITY (NFE)

Net Foreign Equity reflects the value of Fiji’s resident investment abroad less the non-resident investment in Fiji. It includes equity, investment fund shares and other equity. Refer to table 2 for details.

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For further enquiries please contact Mr. Viliame Raduva on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext. 386 246) or direct line 323 0846.

The International Investment Position for March Quarter 2017 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.