Story: Balance of payments

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A shop in Newtown, Wellington, advertises a service to transfer money by Samoan immigrants in New Zealand back to their families in Samoa. Such transactions are one of the elements in the current account.

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C. John McDermott and Rishab Sethi, 'Balance of payments - Current, financial and capital accounts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 January 2022)

Story by C. John McDermott and Rishab Sethi, published 11 Mar 2010