Relation between the statistics
Denmark and abroad cover Denmark's financial balances with other countries, and are compiled both as transactions and holdings. The financial items of the balance of payments are the statistics for transactions, while Denmark's international investment position are the statistics for holdings. Both the balance of payments' financial items and Denmark's international investment position are divided into direct investments, portfolio investments, financial derivatives, other investments such as loans and deposits and reserve assets. There are particularly detailed statistics for direct investment, portfolio investments, and reserve assets.