Balance of Payments
Montenegro’s balance of payments is a statistical report which systematically and periodically consolidates corporate transactions with abroad. In line with the Law on the Central Bank of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Republic of Montenegro nos. 52/00 and 47/01) and the Law on External Current and Capital Transactions (Official Gazette of Republic of Montenegro 45/05 and Official Gazette of Montenegro 62/08), the Central Bank of Montenegro prepares Montenegro’s balance of payments statistics. The balance of payments is compiled in accordance with the IMF methodology (IMF Balance of Payments Manual, 5th edition, 1993). Pursuant to the aforesaid laws and the Decision on Statistical Data to Be Submitted to the Central Bank for the Purpose of Compilation of the Balance of Payments (Official Gazette of Republic of Montenegro 76/05), the Central Bank collects and compiles data required for the balance of payments statistics. These data are published monthly, in euros, and in line with the IMF international standards.