External business of Monetary Financial Institutions operating in the UK - 2021 Q1

This statistical release covers all claims on and liabilities to other countries by UK-resident banks and building societies (monetary financial institutions).
Published on 04 June 2021

Key points

  • Adjusted for exchange rate movements, external liabilities increased by $71.1 billion during 2021 Q1. The largest increase in liabilities was to Developed Countries, which was more than accounted for by Germany and the United States.
  • Adjusted for exchange rate movements, external claims increased by $113.7 billion during 2021 Q1. The increase in claims was largely accounted for by an increase in claims on Developed Countries, which was more than accounted for by Germany.

Queries

If you have any comments or queries about this release, please email dsd_ibs@bankofengland.co.uk.

Next release date: 3 September 2021

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