ABS 5302.0 Balance of Payments and International Investment Position: This quarterly data series contains seasonally adjusted figures of the components of Australian BOP Current account transaction, Foreign Debt Levels and selected International Accounts Ratio in chain volume measures. Current account data ratios are calculated by dividing the data for reference quarter/year for the relevant item by the corresponding current price Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or Gross National Income (GNI) value.** Sign Convention **"Balance of payments credit entries are shown with an implied positive sign and debit items are shown as negative entries. A negative sign for transactions and other flows in liabilities denotes a fall in liabilities. Transactions and other flows in assets shown without sign denote a decrease in assets.A minus sign means a decrease in credit entries, a decrease in debit entries, a decrease in a surplus or an increase in a deficit. The absence of a sign means an increase in credit entries, an increase in debit entries, an increase in a surplus or a decrease in a deficit. Percentage change is not applicable if there is a change from a surplus to a deficit, or vice versa." - ABS explanatory notes.