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Modernizing BEAs International Economic Accounts

The latest information on BEAs efforts to modernize and enhance the International Economic Accounts.

Comprehensive Restructuring of the International Economic Accounts

BEA introduced 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 enhances the quality and usefulness of the accounts for customers and bring the accounts into closer alignment with international guidelines. For additional information on the restructuring, please read "The Comprehensive Restructuring of the International Economic Accounts: Changes in Definitions, Classifications, and Presentations," Survey of Current Business, March 2014. An article describing the revisions to the statistics will be published in the July 2014 issue of the Survey.

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Information on BEA’s plans to implement new international statistical standards and other improvements.

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