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Treasury International Capital Data for December 2010
The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for December 2010. Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $65.9 billion.
Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $76.8 billion. Of this, net purchases by private foreign investors were $66.3 billion, and net purchases by foreign official institutions were $10.5 billion. U.S. residents purchased a net $10.9 billion of long-term foreign securities. Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $41.8 billion.
Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities decreased $47.8 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills decreased $28.9 billion.
Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents increased $54.2 billion. Monthly net TIC flows were $48.2 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were $93.3 billion, and net foreign official flows were negative $45.1 billion.
Posted: February 15, 2011 Tuesday 09:00 AM