Weird figures

Investment into Britain fell by half to £97bn, while outflows, or British companies making investments abroad, collapsed to £111bn from £275bn the year before.

That has to be simply some subset to the capital account, not the whole of it.

For as far as I\’m aware we\’re still running a trade deficit and the current and capital accounts must balance for the balance of payments must balance.

I think it\’s just FDI (foreign direct investment) for given that we do indeed have a trade deficit there must be more capital coming into the country than leaving it, by definition.

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