Items Unit Latest Period Latest Data % Change
(Y‑o‑Y) 1/
Previous
Period Data
% Change
(Y‑o‑Y) 2/
Balance of Payments            
Balance of Payments S$m Q3/18  6,221.7 -44.5 7,779.7 75.1
Current Account Balance S$m Q3/18 23,400.2 -6.6 22,883.7 12.3

Exports of Goods and Services

S$m Q3/18  215,532.9 10.8 208,153.0 8.4

Imports of Goods and Services

S$m Q3/18 184,999.2 12.2 178,528.2 8.4

Primary Income Balance

S$m Q3/18 -4,966.1 na -4,498.8 na

Secondary Income Balance

S$m Q3/18  -2,167.4 na -2,242.3  na
Capital and Financial Account Balance 3/ S$m Q3/18  16,532.5  na 14,519.0  na
Reserve Assets S$m Q3/18  6,221.7 na 7,779.7 na
Official Foreign Reserves US$m Nov-18 289,520.6 3.6 290,270.9 5.2

Data are preliminary when first released.
na not available or not applicable
1 Refers to % change in latest period over the same period in the previous year.
2 Refers to % change in the previous period over the same period in the previous year.
3 Decrease in assets and liabilities, and net inflows in net balances, are indicated by a minus [-] sign).