External business of Monetary Financial Institutions operating in the UK - 2017 Q4

This statistical release covers all claims on and liabilities to other countries by UK-resident banks and building societies (monetary financial institutions).
Published on 02 March 2018
  • Adjusted for exchange rate movements, external liabilities rose by $134.8 billion during 2017 Q4. This increase was largely accounted for by Developed Countries, with the largest increase to the United States.
  • Adjusted for exchange rate movements, external claims rose by $128.3 billion. The largest increase in claims was on Developed Countries, primarily on the United States.

PDFExternal business of monetary financial institutions operating in the UK - 2017 Q4

The tables in this release are also available in Excel format:

ExcelTables A-G

Next release date: 1 June 2018

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Selected series and a more detailed country and currency breakdown of the data are available in the following tables:

Excel Exchange-rate adjusted changes

Excel Analysis by country

Excel Analysis by currency and sector

Excel Analysis by region and sector

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