Turkey's foreign assets of $ 243.6 billion in February from external liabilities of $ 606.5 billion was realized.
Central Bank of Turkey (CBT) International Investment Position for the period of February 2019 by (COP) announced data.
Thus, as of the end of February, Turkey's foreign assets, by the end of 2018, increased by 4 percent to $ 243.6 billion, liabilities of $ 606.5 billion, up 3.3 Percent.
Thus, defined as the difference between liabilities and assets in Turkey and abroad with negative net 353.1 billion at the end of 2018 COP was less 362.9 billion USD in February.
In this period, when the asset sub-items were analyzed, the item of reserve assets increased by 7.6% to US $ 100.1 billion compared to the end of 2018 and other investments item increased by 2.3% to US $ 91.1 billion. Foreign currency deposits and deposits denominated in Turkish lira and deposits in other sub-items increased by 7.3% to US $ 47.9 billion.
When liabilities are analyzed, direct investments (capital and other capital) increased by 4.5% to US $ 141.8 billion compared to the end of 2018 due to changes in market value and exchange rates .
– Portfolio investment of US $ 151.2 billion
Portfolio investments increased by 7.8% compared to the end of 2018 and reached US $ 151.2 billion. Nonresident stock rose 18.3% to $ 35.1 billion compared to the end of 2018, while non-resident equity securities decreased 1.6% to $ 18.2 billion, Treasury bonds (linked by residents) after deducting it, was perceived as 52.8 billion dollars, up 9.6 percent.
In the same period, other investments increased by 0.7% compared to the end of 2018 and reached 313.6 billion dollars. Non-resident foreign currency deposits at national banks increased 1.5 percent compared to the end of 2018 and reached USD 32.3 billion, and TL deposits increased by 10.6 percent to USD 15.5 billion.
Banks' total credit stock declined by 3.1 percent to $ 79 billion, and total lending from other sectors declined 1.3 percent to $ 105.5 billion.