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Modernizing BEA’s International Economic Accounts

The latest information on BEA’s efforts to modernize and enhance the International Economic Accounts.

Comprehensive Restructuring of the International Economic Accounts Coming June 2014

BEA will introduce a new presentation of the International Transactions Accounts on June 18, 2014 and a new presentation of the International Investment Position on June 30, 2014. These new presentations reflect a comprehensive restructuring of the international accounts that will enhance the quality and usefulness of the accounts for customers and bring the accounts into closer alignment with international guidelines, especially from the International Monetary Fund.

For additional information on BEA’s comprehensive restructuring of the international accounts, please read “The Comprehensive Restructuring of the International Economic Accounts: Changes in Definitions, Classifications, and Presentations,” Survey of Current Business, March 2014.

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