Primary income payments (BoP, current US$) - Middle East
Definition: Primary income payments refer to employee compensation paid to nonresident workers and investment income (payments on direct investment, portfolio investment, other investments). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Primary income payments (BoP, current US$) varies by country in the Middle East. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the region is Turkey, with a value of 17,933,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Afghanistan, with a value of 94,385,930.00.
Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.
Aggregation method: Sum
General Comments: Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.