Net financial account (BoP, current US$) - Africa
Definition: The net financial account shows net acquisition and disposal of financial assets and liabilities. It measures how net lending to or borrowing from nonresidents is financed, and is conceptually equal to the sum of the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Net financial account (BoP, current US$) varies by country in Africa. 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 Angola, with a value of 6,363,279,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Algeria, with a value of -22,014,220,000.00.
Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.
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. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial ass