Capital account: The long and short capital imports and exports of a country in the balance of payment.
Facilitation payment: A payment or consideration given to a government official or employee in order to get them to do what they should have done anyway. Unlike a bribe, the facilitation payment seeks no special consideration and is usually legal. See bribery.
Key currency: A major currency in the global economy. Small countries, which are highly dependent on exports orientate their exchange rate to major currencies in the global economy, the so-called key currencies. Key currencies include the Euro, the US dollar, the British pound or the Japanese Yen.