International investment position. Assets and liabilities by sector and item. Quarter 2006K1 - 2018K4
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Correction 2016-05-02. The correction refers to the sector distribution of equity and investment fund shares for Swedish investments abroad in Q1 2015.
Liabilities for sector MFI are classified as deposits instead of loans as of first quarter of 2015.
1 direct investment
Starting from the reference period Q1 2015, many holding companies have been reclassified from sector group non-financial companies to sector group other financial institutions. The reason is due to requirements from international regulations. The reclassifications have major impact on the sector distributed assets and liabilities within direct investments, since reported companies for the direct investment survey often are holding companies. Furthermore, holding companies often provides consolidated direct investment data and the reported values refer not only to the reported company but also to non-financial subsidiaries within the business group. The reclassification means that assets and liabilities of direct investments for the sector other financial institutions now shows higher values compared if each company within a group themselves reported data to Statistics Sweden.
1.2 debt instruments
Intercompany lending within direct investments are published according to the directional principle in the international investment position, which shows the direction and degree of influence of the direct investment.
1.2 debt instruments
Debt instruments are presented net. For Swedish direct investment abroad this means claims minus liabilities. For foreign direct investment in Swedenthis means liabilities minus claims. Trade credits within a foreign direct investment relationship are also included under debt instruments.
2 portfolio investment
Value for portfolio investments come from the portfolio investment survey. For periods where there is no outcome, positions have been estimated.
3 financial derivatives
The detail in financial derivatives does not make possible for relevant currency denomination. Financial derivatives are presented in SEK.
4.4 other
Other within other investments includes participations in international organisations and life- and capital insurances and other participations not included in other items.


Official statistics
International investment position, SEK billions:
International investment position, SEK billions
Anna Bengtsson, Statistics Sweden
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Fredrik Öhrström, Statistics Sweden
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The Riksbank