Deficit on the current account remains small
Balance of Payments of the Republic of Lithuania, February 2018
Today, the Bank of Lithuania published the balance of payments data for February 2018, which shows that the deficit on the current account balance of €16.1 million resulted from the negative balances of foreign trade and primary income that were not offset by the surpluses on the balances of services and secondary income. In February, the decline in the import of goods outpaced that in the export of goods month on month (3.1% and 2.2% respectively). The surplus on the secondary income balance decreased by 29.9% over the month.
For more information on the country’s balance of payments for February 2018 is available in the statistical release (158.9 KB ) of the Bank of Lithuania. Comprehensive balance of payments data are also published on the Bank of Lithuania website.