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The latest figures of the balance of payments current account are published in News from Statistics Denmark and in National Accounts and Balance of Payments (Statistical News) ("Nationalregnskab og betalingsbalance"). All figures are displayed at StatBank Denmark.
The publication date appears in the release calendar. The date is confirmed in the weeks before.
Release calendar access
The Release Calender can be accessed on our English website: Release Calender.
Statistics are always published at 8:00 a.m. at the day announced in the release calendar. No one outside of Statistics Denmark can access the statistics before they are published.
Preliminary figures are published in a Danish press release. Here the main sub-accounts of the current account are displayed on a monthly basis.
A more detailed publication is to be found in National Accounts and Balance of Payments (Statistical News). Annual publications: External Economy, Statistical Yearbook, and Statistical 10-year Review. The publications are in Danish.
The statistics are published in the StatBank under the subject Balance of payments and international trade in the following tables: -VBB2 Versionstable BB2 - Balance of payment, quarterly by version, items, receipts/expenditure and country (2005Q1-2022Q1) -BBM Balance of payments monthly by items, receipts/expenditure, country, unit and seasonal adjustment (2005M01-2022M04) -[VBBM] Versionstable BBM - Balance of payments monthly by version, items, receipts/expenditure, country, unit and seasonal adjustment (2005M01-2022M04) -BBQ Balance of payments quaterly by items, receipts/expenditure and country (2005Q1-2022Q1) -VBBQ Versionstable BBQ - Balance of payments quaterly by version, items, receipts/expenditure and country (2005Q1-2022Q1) -BBY Balance of payments yearly by items, receipts/expenditure and country (2005-2021) -VBBPM Versionstable BBPM - Balance of payments and external trade by version, items, receipts/expenditure, seasonal adjustment and unit (2010M01-2021M11) -BBUHV Transition tabel of goods between foreign trade and balance of payments by items, receipts/expenditure and country (2005M01-2022M04) -VBBUHV Versionstable BBUHV - Transition tabel for by items between foreign trade and b by version, items, receipts/expenditure and country (2005M01-2022M04) -BB2UHV Korrections in goods between foreign trade and balance of payments by submission of goods, items, imports and exports and country (2016M01-2022M04) -Global production GLOBDanish manufacturing companies' international production by items, imports and exports and country (2005-2021)
No particular storing of basic data is conducted.
The statistics are included in the compilation of the national accounts and are submitted to OECD, the EU, the ECB, and the IMF.
Confidentiality - policy
Data Confidentiality Policy for Statistics Denmark.
Confidentiality - data treatment
Not relevant for these statistics.
Documentation on methodology
Summary information on the preparation of the balance of payments is given in connection with the publication of the balance of payments. A comprehensive documentation (in English) is provided by the European Central Bank. Older, more detailed information is found in "Methodology for Denmark's Balance of Payments", Eurostat, 1985 (sold out). This documentation is presented in Danish as well as in English and French.
Results from the quality evaluation of products and selected processes are available in detail for each statistics and in summary reports for the Working Group on Quality.